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Stop Littering! World Spay Day is February 26th!

We want to say a big thank you to our clients who by and large, have taken the responsible step of spaying (and neutering) their pets. Dogs are 15 times more prolific than humans, and cats 45 times more “fruitful.” That makes for millions of unwanted pets each year that won’t find homes. By altering […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Pet

February is National Pet Dental Health Month—which gives us a reason to remind you just how important good oral hygiene is for your pet. See, most pets over three have some evidence of periodontal disease, and it’s not just about bad breath: left untreated, it can result in gum inflammation, tooth loss, pain, and eventually, […]

Pet Steal Your Heart?

If so, it could be a serious problem! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s important to remember to keep all those heart-shaped boxes of treats out of paw’s reach! Chocolate is extremely dangerous to both dogs and cats and can cause nausea, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, pancreatitis, seizures and even death. The toxic substance […]

Check Us Out on Nextdoor!

Thank you to all of our fantastic clients for voting us a neighborhood favorite on Nextdoor! Nextdoor is a private social network for your local community. People use it to talk online, track down neighborhood services (babysitters, dog walkers, etc.), post lost and found items, share things for sale and recommend local businesses by labeling […]

Get Organized for 2019

Vet visits, vaccinations, preventive care appointments—our pets have busy lives. Manage it all with the free PetDesk app for iOS or Android! With PetDesk, you can: Make appointment requests See your pet’s vaccine history View office hours Refill prescriptions whenever it’s most convenient for you PetDesk seamlessly syncs with your phone’s calendar, and it can […]

Accredited Since ’94

We are very excited to announce that Briargate Boulevard Animal Hospital has once again achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).  Unlike human hospitals, not all animal hospitals are required to be accredited and this designation is often confused as a legal, national requirement for veterinary medic...

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

It’s not just your house and car that need winterization—your pet does, too! Here are a few tips to keep your animal companion healthy and happy during the cold, snowy Colorado months: Keep up with grooming. While you don’t want to shave long-haired dogs, you do want to keep their coat and paws trimmed to […]

Holiday Pet Tips

The winter holidays are fun for us humans, but our parties, decorations, and festive foods can put our pets at risk! Here are a few tips for keeping your furry family members safe this season: Put sparkly decorations out of the reach of felines. They’re very attracted to moving, shiny things and may eat things such […]

Pet Travel Tips

Have holiday travel plans that include your pet? If you’re headed out of state or out of the country, health and/or travel certificates from an accredited veterinarian will likely be required. You can consult the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s pet travel information site to find out what specific documentation will be needed, then make an appointment with […]

The Skinny on Fat Pets

Losing weight seems to be on nearly everyone’s to-do list for the new year—but humans aren’t the only ones with an excess poundage problem. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, over half the dogs and cats in the U.S. are significantly overweight. Just like people, when pets are overweight they’re more likely to […]