Skip to Main Content

Pet Care Tips

Our Fort Collins veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Book An Appointment

Yeast Dermatitis In Dogs

Yeast Dermatitis In Dogs

Our Fort Collins vets see dogs suffering from irritated, itchy, or flakey skin. In many cases, these uncomfortable symptoms are the result of yeast dermatitis in dogs, a condition caused by the abnormal overgrowth of yeast. Today we look at the signs, causes, and treatments of yeast infections in dogs.

Read more

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Home Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Home Alone?

Most of the time, dogs are left alone at home when their owners are at work. In this post, our Fort Collins vets explain how long you can leave a dog at home without them becoming depressed or bored.

Read more

Basic Dog Training Tips & Advice

Basic Dog Training Tips & Advice

Congratulations on bringing home an adorable rescue dog or puppy! Today, our Fort Collins vets share some insightful tips and advice that can help you train your dog, so you and your new canine companion can enjoy a wonderful life together.

Read more

Where Can I Leave My Cat While On Vacation?

Where Can I Leave My Cat While On Vacation?

Even though we often want to bring our beloved kitties with us on our travels, it isn't always feasible. Today, our Fort Collins vets share several options for places you can leave your cat while on vacation.

Read more

How Long Can a Cat Be Left Alone?

How Long Can a Cat Be Left Alone?

While cats can appear to be independent, they do get lonely. Cats need their owners to give them everything they require to stay happy and healthy. In this post, our Fort Collins vets provide you with tips on leaving your cat alone and tell you how long you can leave your furry friend by themselves.

Read more

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

While it may be cute seeing a puppy and kitten next to each other in a photograph, there are some things you need to take into consideration when raising a puppy and kitten together in one home. Today, our Fort Collins vets explain more.

Read more

Why Won't My Cat Eat?

Why Won't My Cat Eat?

We know how worrying it can be when your cat won't eat. It can be hard to tell if you need to take them to the emergency vet or wait til your usual vet is available. In this blog, our Fort Collins vets explain some reasons why your cat may not be eating and when it's an emergency situation.

Read more

Is My Dog Overweight?

Is My Dog Overweight?

While you may think your dog's extra pounds make them extra cuddly, that extra weight could negatively affect your pup's longevity and health. In this blog, our Fort Collins vets discuss ways you can tell your dog is overweight, and the steps you should take.

Read more

Obesity In Dogs

Obesity In Dogs

The rates of dog obesity are rising, and it could have serious impacts on your dog's overall health and wellbeing. In this blog, our vets in Fort Collins share a list of ways you can determine if your dog is overweight and provide tips on how you can manage their obesity. 

Read more

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Wellness plans and pet insurance are two options that can make your pet’s routine and unexpected healthcare more affordable. There are distinct benefits associated with both of these options but it's important to understand their differences. Here, our Fort Collins vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

Read more

Page 1 of 2

New Patients Welcome

South Mesa Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients to our veterinary hospital! Our team is passionate about the health of Fort Collins pets. Reach out today to book your pet's first appointment.

Contact Us

(970) 226-6526 Contact