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How to Introduce a Second Cat or Kitten (With as Little Drama as Possible)

October 2nd, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Jasmine is not excited to learn that her family is getting a second cat.

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.

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Taking Your Dog Hiking for the First Time in Colorado

June 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Lucky, the dog, sits with Carrie in the grass on his first dog hike.

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.

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Heartworm Symptoms: Signs to Watch for in Colorado Dogs

October 2nd, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

James strokes his dog's ears after learning that his dog's heartworm symptoms were actually a sign of something else.

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.

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Bringing Home a Shelter Cat: 8 Tips to Make the Transition Easier

September 12th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Allie lounges with the cat she recently brought home from the shelter.

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.

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Puppy Shot Schedule for Colorado Dogs

March 13th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

This adorable Bernese Mountain puppy runs across the grass before heading to the vet for puppy shots.

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.

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Canine Influenza Shot: Does My Dog Need It?

November 7th, 2016 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic

Does your dog play with other dogs? The canine influenza shot may be worth considering.

Wondering if your dog needs the canine influenza shot? It protects against the latest strain of dog flu.

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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…

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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.

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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.

Whether this is your first puppy or you could use a little puppy refresher, we want to introduce you to four important puppy vaccinations for Colorado dogs. These vaccinations can protect your pup from a range of serious illnesses.

If you’re new to the puppy vaccination process, our veterinarians always conduct an exam first to make sure your puppy is healthy enough to receive the vaccines. (Learn more in: Pet vaccinations – 8 great questions from Colorado pet parents.)

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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.)

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