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What You Should Know About Dog ACL Surgery

What You Should Know About Dog ACL Surgery

An Introduction to Dog ACL Surgery As a pet owner, you have a lot to think about when it comes to your dog’s health and physical well-being. When you have received a diagnosis for your dog of an ACL tear or if you’re noticing symptoms of an injury or chronic pain,...

Recognize Dog Diabetes Symptoms…

Recognize Dog Diabetes Symptoms…

...and Learn How to Care for Your Diabetic Dog If your dog is diagnosed with diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus or DM, there are several things to consider in terms of treatment. Diabetes is a complex but common disease in which the body does not produce enough...

When to Seek Help for Your Pet from an Emergency Vet

When to Seek Help for Your Pet from an Emergency Vet

Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies emergency veterinarians know that providing 24/7 vet care can save a pet’s life when moments count. For pet owners, it can be tough to know when a pet health issue requires an emergency vet visit, and it is more difficult to tell...

Pet Health and Safety During the Holidays

Pet Health and Safety During the Holidays

It’s beginning to look a lot like the winter holidays, which can be a time of fun for everyone, including our family pets. To avoid a trip to our emergency veterinary hospital this winter, here are some tips for pet health and safety during the holidays. For other...

The Top 7 Things to Keep Away from Pets During the Holidays

The Top 7 Things to Keep Away from Pets During the Holidays

The holidays are an exciting yet stressful time for everyone. It’s not uncommon to get so busy, tired, or just caught up in the festivities to the point that your pet isn’t top of mind. So before enjoying the holidays too much, understand that you will need to prepare...

How Working from Home Can Save Your Pet’s Life

How Working from Home Can Save Your Pet’s Life

Most Americans are now working remotely at least part of the time as a result of the pandemic and some positions may stay remote as the “new normal.” What does that mean for your pets? You may not know it, but your pets are thrilled that they get to see you more. Even...

Cats & Dogs in Summer: Situations Requiring an Animal Hospital Visit

Cats & Dogs in Summer: Situations Requiring an Animal Hospital Visit

Dogs and cats are no longer “like family”—they are family. However, unlike other family members, when your dog or cat isn’t feeling well or is possibly in a life-threatening situation, they might not be able to tell you exactly what’s wrong. Being able to determine...

Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks? Preventing Related Injuries

Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks? Preventing Related Injuries

One of the most anticipated celebrations of the summer season is the Fourth of July holiday. Even with the changes to how we gather in large groups this year, Independence Day is a fun holiday for most people in the U.S. Just remember that dogs often have a different...

Hiking with Dogs: Identifying Injuries + First Aid Tips

Hiking with Dogs: Identifying Injuries + First Aid Tips

Hiking with dogs is a wonderful way to bond and get a workout in, while reaping all the natural benefits of being outdoors. Studies have shown that spending time outside is good for you and can improve your overall health.  But don't take your dog out for a hike...

How to Treat Your Dog for Snake Bites

How to Treat Your Dog for Snake Bites

The sun and flowers aren't the only things that come out in spring. The warmer months also signal the start of animals coming out of hibernation. Most of these animals are generally harmless to pets, but others — such as snakes — can negatively impact the...

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