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.
April 24th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
“Can I give my dog pain medications designed for humans?”
It’s a great question!
First, any time you want to give your dog drugs, call our veterinarians first. Our Castle Rock vets know your dog. We can help you choose wisely and figure out the right dosages.
Second, there are some drugs you should not give your dog. Here’s a quick look at them.
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.
March 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.
February 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.
January 30th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.
December 12th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
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.
November 7th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Wondering if your dog needs the canine influenza shot? It protects against the latest strain of dog flu.
October 10th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Soon you’ll be settled into your new home. Here are tips to make it a smoother transition for your pet family.