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How to Make It Easier to Get Your Cat to the Vet

April 10th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Susan cuddles with her cat after they visited the vet.

5 tips to make you and your kitty more comfortable

Does your cat hide deep under the bed when it’s time to go to the vet? Are you simply looking for ways to be proactive and help your kitty relax?

We’ve got you covered.

Cats like familiar places. When you take your cat to an unfamiliar place with new noises and sounds (hello, veterinary clinic!), we know it can create some anxiety.

We asked our cat veterinarians to share tips to make it easier to get your cat to the vet. Let’s find some ways to bring that stress down a notch or two.


Canine Gastropexy: How to Prevent Dog Bloat

March 27th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Jamie talks to AJ, her rottie, in a field. Deep-chested dogs, like rottweilers, are prone to dog bloat.

When chatting with families at the dog park or out on walks, you may hear stories of dogs that have battled dog bloat.

Dog bloat occurs when a dog’s stomach rotates inside its abdomen. The twist cuts off the blood and oxygen supply to the dog’s stomach and spleen. Your dog’s stomach fills with gases.

As you can imagine, it’s very serious.

Our Castle Rock veterinarians have created this article to share one option for preventing dog bloat.


Puppy Shot Schedule for Colorado Dogs

March 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

This adorable Bernese Mountain puppy runs across the grass before heading to the vet for puppy shots.

So, you want to know the best puppy shot schedule for your Colorado pup…

Our Castle Rock veterinarians are happy to help!

We believe that most Colorado dogs don’t need every shot known to veterinary medicine. That’s why we’ve put together a suggested puppy shot schedule for your pup. It contains the most important vaccinations.


Considering Declawing a Cat? Five Questions Answered!

February 27th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Jeanne snuggles with Jasmine - a cat that has gone through cat declawing.

Our Castle Rock vets have answered five questions we’re commonly asked about declawing cats. We want to help you make a good decision for your cat and family.


5 Things Your Dog Dentist Wants You to Know

February 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

As our dog dentists will share, good dental health contributes to a happy dog.

Our Castle Rock dog dentists share the inside scoop

Here are five things your dog dentist wants you to know, so you can make great decisions for your dog.


How to Help a Dog or Cat With Arthritis

January 30th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Woman with a golden retriever that has dog arthritis

6 tips to help your pet feel more comfortable

Have you noticed your dog or cat just isn’t as active as in days past? Maybe your kitty is reluctant to jump on things she used to? Or perhaps your dog takes longer to get up, isn’t as sure footed on your wood floors or is limping?

Your cat or dog may be showing signs of arthritis.


Get to Know Dr. Christin

January 17th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Dr. Christin is a Castle Rock vet who has always loved animals.

She’s one of our Castle Rock veterinarians

We’ve given you a closer look at several of our Castle Rock veterinarians in recent posts. This week we’d love to help you get to know Dr. Christin.


Get to Know Dr. Ivy

January 3rd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

We’ve been using our blog to help you get to know our Castle Rock veterinarians better. We recently started with Dr. Jeff. This week, we’d love to share more about Dr. Ivy.

Dr. Ivy is a Castle Rock veterinarian who loves puppy visits!


6 Ways to Pamper Your Pet Over the Holidays

December 12th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Ginger cat lies on woman's hands. The fluffy pet comfortably settled to sleep or to play.

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays upon us, your furry friend may feel a little stressed. Here are six tips to help your pet relax and be more comfortable.


Join Us in Supporting Dogs on Deployment This December

November 28th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Beautiful border collie in front of a USA flag

We’ll match your donation, so your dollars go twice as far!

When our service men and women have to leave for their commitments to our country, what happens to their beloved dogs and cats? We’re grateful that Dogs on Deployment is there to help connect military members with responsible volunteers to temporarily care for their pets.

And yes, this non-profit group helps find care for all pets – not just dogs!


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