October 2nd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Do you suspect your dog has heartworm disease?
Our Castle Rock veterinarians have put together this article on heartworm symptoms to help you keep your dog safe and healthy.
September 12th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
So, you’re thinking about bringing home a shelter cat or kitten…
Congratulations! We hope your new kitty will make a wonderful addition to your family.
Here are 8 tips to make the transition easier for you and your feline friend.
July 12th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
You’ve been noticing some unusual behaviors in your dog lately…
Your dog is scooting on the carpet. He’s also licking his bottom a lot more than usual.
June 26th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Your cat has been acting strange lately…
Eating a lot. Drinking a lot. Losing weight. Crying more than usual. And making a lot of trips to the litter box.
June 5th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Have you been wondering, “Does my dog have allergies?” If so, you’re in good company.
It’s estimated that 10 to 20 percent of dogs suffer from allergies. That’s as many as one in five dogs!
Here are some of the key things you should know about dog allergies. Hopefully, you’ll have a better idea of whether it’s time to visit our Castle Rock veterinarians.
May 22nd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Is your dog itching his ear more than usual? Is she shaking her head a lot? Have you noticed a stinky, bad smell in your dog’s ear?
Your dog may have an ear infection.
May 2nd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
First, the good news! Ear mites in cats are not as common in Colorado as in other parts of the country.
But, yes, your cat can still get them in the Castle Rock area.
We’ve put together some helpful information to introduce you to the wonderful world of ear mites in cats. And if you live in Castle Rock or Denver, you’re always welcome to give our veterinarians a call: (303) 688-3757.
April 24th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
“If my dog is in pain, can I give him pain medications designed for humans?”
It’s a great question!
First, any time you want to give your dog drugs, chat with our veterinarians first. We know your dog. We can help you choose wisely and figure out the right dosages.
Second, there are drugs you should NOT give a dog in pain. Here’s a quick look at them.
April 10th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.
March 27th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.