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.
February 13th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
In our last blog post, we discussed common dog parasites in Colorado dogs. This week, our vets want to chat about ways to prevent intestinal parasites, so you can keep your dog (and family members) healthy.
Here are seven tips to help prevent intestinal parasites in your dog. A little prevention goes a long way!
January 30th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
An overview of giardia, roundworms, coccidia and tapeworms
Living in Castle Rock, Colorado, we don’t see as many cases of dog parasites as in other parts of the country. Still, it’s definitely possible for your dog to get intestinal parasites here. Our veterinarians typically see two cases of dog parasites per week.
December 27th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
“Help, my dog has runny poop!”
If your dog’s poop is runny, take heart, just about every dog gets diarrhea from time to time. You’re smart to look into answers.
First, the good news: Our Castle Rock veterinarians can help you stop many types of dog diarrhea quickly.
The bad news is: There are some types of diarrhea in dogs that can be tougher to stop and keep from coming back (such as runny poop caused by intestinal parasites).
The important thing is to identify what’s causing your dog’s diarrhea. That way, you’ll know how to address it and how to help your dog feel better quickly.
October 23rd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
There are times when dog teeth extractions can help your furry friend feel better. And there are other times when teeth extractions just aren’t necessary!
Let our Castle Rock veterinarians help guide you. We’ve put together the five questions we’re most frequently asked about this canine dental procedure, so you can make informed decisions for your pup.