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What to do for a dog afraid of fireworks.  Pet safety on July 4th.

What to do for a dog afraid of fireworks. Pet safety on July 4th.

The 4th of July holiday is one of the most anticipated human celebrations of the summer. Unfortunately, dogs often react differently, primarily due to noise phobia from fireworks. Since one loud bang frightens some pets, you can take precautions to reduce anxiety in a...

Pet First Aid: Simple Tips to Be Prepared

Pet First Aid: Simple Tips to Be Prepared

We don’t call our pets “fur babies” for nothing. For many of us, our pets are truly another member of the family. As with human family members, our pets can sometimes encounter emergency situations that require pet first aid. You can prepare by creating a pet first...

Revised COVID-19 protocols based on CDC guidelines

Revised COVID-19 protocols based on CDC guidelines

Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies has revised COVID-19 protocols based on CDC guidelines and recommendations from local health officials. As a state-of-the-art medical facility, safety and sanitation have always been a top priority. Since 2020, we have also made...

Emergency Vet Care: How Do You Know When It’s Needed?

Emergency Vet Care: How Do You Know When It’s Needed?

In a true pet medical emergency, moments count. However, for pet owners, it can be tough to know when a pet health issue requires an emergency vet visit. Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies emergency veterinarians know that providing always-open, 24/7 vet care can...

Could my dog coughing be a sign of something serious?

Could my dog coughing be a sign of something serious?

There are many reasons for dog coughing, and an occasional cough is just part of a dog’s life. Sometimes, environmental factors or common ailments can cause a dog cough which can often be easily treated. It's important to know, though, that dog coughing can also be a...

Veterinary Emergency Triage and What to Expect

Veterinary Emergency Triage and What to Expect

If You Think It’s an Emergency, Please Come In If you think that your pet is experiencing a veterinary medical emergency, please bring them to our 24 hour vet hospital. Certain injuries, including if your pet has been bitten by another dog or wild animal, or they were...

Summer Hikes with Dogs: Tips to Prepare and Respond to Emergencies

Summer Hikes with Dogs: Tips to Prepare and Respond to Emergencies

Go for a Hike with your Dog “Go for a hike?” It’s a question many of us in Colorado ask our dogs to get the excitement started. Even if it’s just your tone of voice, your dog will likely pick up on the impending fun. Pack up the car for a day or a weekend of hiking to...

Top 10 Tips for a Safe Summer with Your Pets

Top 10 Tips for a Safe Summer with Your Pets

We are counting down the ways that you can have safe fun this summer with your pets. As always, if your pet is experiencing a medical emergency, call us at 303.660.1027 or bring them into our emergency vet hospital, open 24/7/365. You may also be...

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