Entries by Justin Clapp

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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5 Valentine’s Day Ideas for You and Your Pet

Ahh, Valentine’s Day – the season of love! Though we commonly celebrate this day by sharing gifts and time with our significant others, why should pets be left out? After all, they show unconditional love throughout the year, it seems that Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show them how much they mean to

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5 Reasons to Spay/Neuter Your Pet

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month which celebrates the importance of animal population control and encourages families to ensure their dogs and cats are spayed or neutered. Each year, more than 6 million dogs and cats wind up in animal shelters in the U.S. as a result of unplanned litters, reinforcing the importance of spaying or

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February is National Cat Health Month

February is a month focused on cats, most importantly that they are living a healthy lifestyle that provides many great years ahead of them. During the month, we ask cat families to give extra attention to their cat’s physical and mental well-being. It’s also a good time to educate yourself on the signs that your

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How to Keep Companion Animals Safe from Mountain Lions

Recently in northern Colorado, there has been an increase in mountain lion sightings throughout the region. Domestic cats and dogs can be easy prey for these animals, but there are actions you can take to help protect them. “We can live with these incredible animals if we respect mountain lions and their habitat,” says Jason

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Preparing Your Pets for When Kids Go Back to School

The COVID-19 pandemic likely changed your family’s day-to-day schedule, as well as the daily routine for your pet. Having kids home from school is a substantial departure from normal. While some schools have been open to in-person learning, over the next month many schools will be welcoming students back full-time for the first time since

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