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

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Here Are Some of the Friendliest Dog Breeds

Here Are Some of the Friendliest Dog Breeds

 Bringing home a new adition to your family is always an exciting time, with lots of things to consider. If you are looking to bring home a sweet dog, our Fort Collins vets discuss the friendliest dog breeds.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

While they are a common external parasite, ear mites are highly contagious. They can severely irritate both ears and skin in cats and dogs causing excessive itching. Our Fort Collins vets explain.

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What Is Whipworm In Dogs

What Is Whipworm In Dogs

Whipworm is a common parasite that makes its home in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, causing irritation and leading to many unpleasant symptoms. Today our Fort Collins vets explain more about whipworms in dogs.

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How To Prevent Parasites In Dogs

How To Prevent Parasites In Dogs

Parasites are a danger to your dog and can cause anything from minor irritation to life-threatening conditions. Our Fort Collins vets will go over the parasites that your dog could contract and why parasite prevention is so important.

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Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms cause gastrointestinal upset in adult dogs but can be fatal to puppies. Today, our Fort Collins vets share facts about hookworms in dogs and how these parasites can be treated or prevented.

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Common Dental Diseases in Dogs

Common Dental Diseases in Dogs

Caring for your dog's teeth is an important part of their oral and overall health. In today's post, our Fort Collins vets discuss some of the common dental diseases your dog can get. 

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How to Stop & Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

How to Stop & Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Sadly most dogs don't get the dental healthcare they need to prevent oral health issues such as periodontal disease. Here, our Fort Collins vets explain how periodontal disease in dogs can be treated and prevented. 

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Best Dog Breed for Families With Kids

Best Dog Breed for Families With Kids

Looking for a great companion pet for your kids? Here are 10 breeds that our Fort Collins vets recommend that you consider for your family. 

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15 Of The Cutest Cat Breeds

15 Of The Cutest Cat Breeds

If you're looking for a cat for your family, you might be wondering what your options are when it comes to cuteness. Today, our Fort Collins vets name 15 of the cutest cat breeds that will fit in with your family.

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Paw Pad Injuries on Dogs

Paw Pad Injuries on Dogs

While the pads of your dog's paws are tougher than the bottoms of our feet, they can still suffer from cuts and other injuries. Our Fort Collins vets and team explain what you should do if your dog has a cut paw.

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