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  • Sep 13 2019

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    Summer Newsletter 2019

    It has been a fantastic summer here in Northern Colorado! There have been a lot of questions regarding rabies, blue-green algae, grain free diets, ticks, other parasitic diseases and plague…

  • Jul 09 2019

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    Home Dental Care For Your Pet

    Does your pet have bad breath? Discolored teeth?  Visible tartar or plaque on the surface of his/her teeth?  Drooling?  Pain? Gingival bleeding?  Note that most dogs and cats have no…

  • Jun 07 2019

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    Leptospirosis: Invading our Water and Soil

    Leptospirosis is a bacterium that is shed from the urine of wildlife mammals. Here in Colorado, we have found dogs becoming exposed more commonly.  These now common bacteria can be…

  • May 10 2019

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    Puppy Parenting 101: With great power comes great responsibility

    While the addition of a new furry friend to the family is undoubtedly an exciting and momentous occasion, it can also be a bit stressful.  Unfortunately, new puppies do not…

  • Apr 30 2019

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    Cognitive Dysfunction

    Can you teach an old dog new tricks? We love it when our dogs live long healthy lives, in fact the worst part of having a dog is that they…

  • Apr 17 2019

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    Lilies, cats, and renal failure, oh my…..

    Lilies are extremely toxic to cats!  Cats sometimes eat grass, household plants, mice, strings, and many other potentially dangerous things.  Lilies are very common household and landscaping plants.  Maybe you…

  • Mar 25 2019

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    My Cat has a dental cavity (resorptive lesion)?  What now?

    Many cats are prone to dental resorption lesions that may look similar to human cavities.  Unlike humans who develop cavities due to bacteria and acid eating away the enamel, the…

  • Mar 20 2019

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    OUCH – a tooth fracture?  Now what? 

    Even though tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, tooth fractures are all too common in dogs and cats.  They may not show any obvious signs of pain…

  • Feb 15 2019

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    Home dental care for your pet

    Does your pet have bad breath? Discolored teeth?  Visible tartar or plaque on the surface of his/her teeth?  Drooling?  Pain? Gingival bleeding?  Please note that most dogs and cats have…

  • Feb 10 2019

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    Dental Disease in your pet – More common than you think!

    Dental disease is surprisingly common with most pets over 2-3 years of age already having some evidence of periodontal disease.  It starts with soft plaque buildup (brushing teeth helps prevent…