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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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Common Causes of Vomiting in Dogs

Common Causes of Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in dogs is a common symptom of gastrointestinal upset. There are a number of potential causes for this condition. In this post, our Fort Collins vets share what you should know, and what to do. 

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Should I Get My Dog Microchipped?

Should I Get My Dog Microchipped?

Microchipping your dog can increase the chances that they are found if they get lost. Today our Fort Collins vets talk about the importance of microchipping your dog and when it should be done.

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C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Emergency c-sections can be performed if a dog is in labor but things aren't going smoothly, but in some cases, an elective c-section may be recommended if your pooch faces an increased risk of complications. Today our Fort Collins vets discuss c-sections in dogs and what you need to know.

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How Can I Tell if My Cat is Pregnant?

How Can I Tell if My Cat is Pregnant?

Our Fort Collins vets get a lot of questions about how to tell if a cat is pregnant, and what to do if she is. Read on for ways to tell if your cat is expecting kittens, and how to plan and prepare. 

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Urinary Tract Infections In Cats

Urinary Tract Infections In Cats

Here, our Fort Collins vets talk about the symptoms of urinary tract infections and diseases in cats and the treatments available.

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How To Exercise & Walk A Dog In Heat

How To Exercise & Walk A Dog In Heat

There is a common misconception that a dog in heat can't be exercised, but that is far from the truth. The average dog will be in heat for 2-4 weeks, so our Fort Collins vets are here to tell you how to safely walk and exercise your female dog in heat.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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