October 2nd, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
So, you’re getting ready to bring a second cat or kitten into your home…
Everyone is delighted about the new addition to your family… except your cat that already lives there.
Hiss, hiss, me-ooooow!
We know that feline World War III is not your idea of a good time. That’s why we’ve asked Dr. Ivy, one of our cat veterinarians, for guidance.
Here are her tips to help you bring a second cat or kitten into your home, so you can introduce your cats with as little drama as possible.
September 5th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Recently, Colin began to notice strange behavior in Maddie, his two-year-old yellow lab.
August 13th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Watch out for these trail hazards
If you’re new to Colorado or a first-time dog parent, you’re going to LOVE hiking in Colorado with your dog.
But hiking in Colorado is different than hiking in other parts of the country.
July 23rd, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
In this article, you’ll learn how to care for a dog wound when hiking: (1) What supplies you’ll need — and how you can improvise (2) What to do for a bleeding paw (3) What to do for a chest or abdomen wound.
July 9th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
A dog hiking gear list: From hydration to first aid
Getting ready to head out on the trails with your pooch? Wondering what to pack for your dog?
Before you head up into the mountains (or just around Castle Rock), here are helpful items to add to your hiking gear list, so you can take good care of your dog.
June 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
How to get your dog ready for the trail
You’ve searched the web to find an awesome, dog-friendly trail. You’ve filled up your Suburu with a tank of gas. And those Colorado blue skies are calling to you…
But is your dog ready for hiking?
If you’re taking your dog hiking for the first time in Colorado, here are nine tips to get your dog ready and make sure your dog’s first hike is a fun experience.
June 15th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
A big thunderstorm is starting to rumble west of Castle Rock…
And like clockwork, Rudy, a six-year-old pug, begins to show signs of anxiety.
April 25th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Cat lymphoma is one of the most common types of feline cancers.
In our Castle Rock veterinary clinic, we see a handful of cases every year.
April 5th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
While you can’t cure arthritis in cats, you can slow its progression
Our veterinarians are often asked: “Can my cat recover from arthritis?”
At this time, there is no cure for arthritis in cats. However, there are things you can do to reduce pain and inflammation, so your furry friend feels better.
March 7th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
We often see surprised looks when people learn their cats have feline arthritis.
Take heart, cats are masters at hiding pain and discomfort.
Sometimes, they don’t show clear signs they have arthritis — a degenerative joint disease.