December 10th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
It’s the big day.
You’re ready to adopt your rescue dog. (Yayyyyy!)
All you need to do is choose one.
November 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Getting a dog will change your life!
To help you choose the best dog for your family, here are the pros and cons of adopting an older dog vs. a puppy.
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.
February 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
If you’re wondering whether your cat has intestinal parasites, it’s best to start with two questions:
- Is your cat a kitten or an adult?
- What’s his or her lifestyle? (Does your cat spend time outdoors?)
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.
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.
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 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.
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.