Entries by Justin Clapp

What To Do If Your Pet Is Bit By A Rattlesnake

Throughout the United States, there are 15 species of rattlesnakes, and three of those live in the state of Colorado. Those are the prairie rattlesnake, the massasauga, and the midget faded rattlesnake. The one dominant species in northern Colorado is the prairie rattlesnake, and if not careful, they can be a danger to your pets.

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The Symptoms and Dangers of Summer Dehydration and Overhydration

We are entering the hottest time of the year, with summer temperatures sometimes eclipsing 100 degrees. Due to these rising temperatures, July is observed as National Pet Hydration Month to help pet owners know the symptoms and dangers of dehydration and overhydration. Here are common symptoms of dehydration: Loss of appetite Reduced energy levels Lethargy

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National Rescue Dog Day is May 20th

May 20th is National Rescue Dog Day, recognizing the benefits of bringing a four-legged companion into your home and the joy of giving them the forever family they deserve.  Larimer Humane Society adopts out nearly 1,000 dogs each year to loving families. Just as important, we also care for and return 1,100 dogs back to

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May is National Chip Your Pet Month

May is National Chip Your Pet Month, a reminder for all of us to ensure our pets are microchipped and that their microchip information is updated. Microchipping is an important safeguard to increase the likelihood your pet is returned to you In case they get lost. Our team of experts has compiled the following information

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2021 Summer Travel Tips

As more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and we get closer to the summer travel season, many have started to think about where they want to vacation. Opting for locations closer to home, and those accessible by vehicle inspires the idea of bringing Fido along for the fun. When bringing your furry family member on

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March is National Pet Poison Awareness Month

March is National Pet Poison Awareness Month, which was established to both raise awareness and prevent illness in pets. Poison prevention should be a priority for pet owners throughout the year, though, as toxins that threaten our furry family members abound. Pets can become very ill after ingesting many common household foods, products, and plants.

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Symptoms of Hypothermia in Pets

If you notice the following signs in your pet, keep them warm and get to an emergency vet for treatment: Strong shivering and trembling followed by no shivering Acting sleepy or lethargic and weak Fur and skin are cold to the touch Body temperature is below 95 degrees (Fahrenheit) Decreased heart rate Dilated pupils (the

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