Throughout spring and early summer, the emergency and urgent care service sees on average two to four cases per week of puppies with parvovirus, a virus that can be easily avoided by regularly vaccinating your dog.
Your dog has been diagnosed with an eye disease leading to blindness or severely limited vision, but their remaining senses can help them adapt to their surroundings.
Strong emotions of shock, disbelief, sadness, fear, anger, guilt, and helplessness are normal responses to the realization that your special friend is ill.
You know your pet the best, and are the expert regarding the quality of its life.
Although Colorado has a climate that doesn’t encourage pet parasites as much as climates in the South, it’s still critical to protect your cat and dog from parasites.
Bone cancer is a common cancer in dogs, especially in large and giant breeds.
Diarrhea is a real concern starting just after birth and lasting up to five months of age. In young foals, diarrhea can be harmless (such as foal heat diarrhea) but can become fatal without intervention.
Hemangiosarcomas are malignant tumors derived from the cells lining blood vessels, and is a common cancer in dogs accounting for approximately 5% of cases.
The emotional and communication support for clients who are caring for an ill animal is invaluable to those on the receiving end.