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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 5 questions we’re commonly asked about declawing cats.

We want to help you make a good decision for your cat and family.


Spaying a Dog or Puppy: What’s the Best Age?

May 6th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Riley's pet parents are waiting to bring her in to get spayed until she's five months old.

With the birds chirping and the bees buzzing in Castle Rock, it’s the perfect time to talk about spaying your female dog or puppy.

You may be wondering, when’s the best age to spay a female dog?

Is it okay to spay a dog in heat?

Great questions! Scroll down for answers.

(Simply want to get your dog or puppy spayed? Call our Castle Rock veterinarians at 303-688-3757 or click here to get your visit.)


Choosing a Good Veterinarian? Consider the Vet’s Philosophy

April 20th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

An adorable labradoodle puppy sits in a red wagon.

When choosing a good veterinarian, ask about the vet’s philosophy for providing care. It can play a huge role in shaping the experience that you and your furry friend have at the veterinarian!


Kitten Vaccinations For Your Feline Friend

December 27th, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Adeline, a gray kitten, has received all of her kitten vaccinations.

Have a new kitty? Here are 3 important kitten vaccinations

Congratulations on adding a kitten to your family! Those big ears. Those wide eyes. That playful personality.

Have you fallen in love yet? We hope so!

We’d like to introduce you to important kitten vaccinations for your Colorado kitty.

Kitten vaccinations can help protect your feline friend from many serious health problems.

We’ve also put together a few tips about the kitten vaccination process. (Think of these tips as a little extra catnip.) Scroll down to learn the essentials.

Okay, let’s chat about kitten vaccinations for Colorado cats…


Parvo in Puppies: Preventing and Treating Parvovirus

May 4th, 2015 by Dr. Carissa Huebert

Sara hopes her new pup oesn't have any signs of parvo in puppies.

Let me describe a scenario for you…

A father and daughter come into our Castle Rock veterinary clinic carrying a small puppy.

They recently got the puppy from a friend, and they’ve been having fun playing with it and getting to know it.

However, there’s a reason they’re bringing the puppy to us.


How to Make Your Castle Rock Vet Visit Less Stressful

March 16th, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic


We know you share our desire to make your cat or dog feel as safe and comfortable as possible, whether you’re visiting our Castle Rock veterinary clinic or you’re caring for your pet at home.

Check out our veterinarians’ simple tips on how to make your Castle Rock vet visit less stressful.

You should be able to use many of these tips to make in-home pet care a little easier too.

These tips tend to work best if you can start with a puppy or kitten. With that said, if your grown dog or cat is open to them, great!


Have a New Puppy? Important Puppy Vaccinations

January 19th, 2015 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Jolene and Mark prepare Juneau for his initial puppy vaccinations

Time for your puppy vaccinations?

Do you have a new puppy?

If yes, congratulations on the newest member of your family! You’re in for a wonderful adventure.

Cherished Companions is ready to help you start strong with worry-free puppy vaccinations.


Pet Vaccinations: 8 Great Questions from Colorado Pet Parents

October 8th, 2014 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Linda is taking her puppy to the vet for pet vaccinations.

We love that Castle Rock pet families like to be “in the know,” particularly when it comes to your puppies and kittens! We’ve put together some of the best questions we’re asked about pet vaccinations. We want to help you feel comfortable with the pet vaccination process.

(Want to learn more about pet vaccinations for adult dogs and cats? Check out our pet vaccination services.)


Pet Neutering and Spaying in Castle Rock

September 22nd, 2014 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

At five months, this male kitten will go through cat neutering.

If you’ve recently added a little one to your pet family, we hope you’re enjoying life with your puppy or kitten. We know how fun and hectic the initial months can be.

To help you navigate your pet’s initial healthcare needs, we’ve created this article on pet neutering and spaying in Castle Rock.

We want to put your mind at ease about the neutering and spaying process.


Microchipping Pets: What Every Pet Parent Should Know

August 18th, 2014 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Susan wants to know about microchipping pets - like her new puppy!

So you’re thinking about microchipping pets in Castle Rock… 

The question is, does this form of pet identification make sense for your dogs and cats?

Here are useful things to know about microchipping pets, so you can make a good decision for your pet family.


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