Happy National Hairball Awareness Day!

  The last Friday in April is one that is important to our feline friends everywhere. It is National Hairball Awareness Day. This common kitty ailment is no light matter. Take the day to learn a few facts about hairballs in cats: The scientific name for a hairball is a trichobezoar. Most hairballs are not [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:39:44+00:00April 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy National Hairball Awareness Day!

Pets and Pests: It’s Springtime in the Rockies

  With Spring well on its way and summer fast approaching, protecting your pet from outdoor pests can be a matter of life and death. More than just irritants, pests such as mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks pose a serious health risk to cats and dogs enjoying the great outdoors. Likewise, snakes, bats, and other critters [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:39:48+00:00April 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pets and Pests: It’s Springtime in the Rockies

Human Medications: Cheap Cure or Deadly Decision?

    Tigger’s owner felt horrible as she watched her little kitty struggling for breath inside the thick plexiglass oxygen incubator, attached to several IV lines and monitors. She had never imagined that giving her cat a Tylenol to help her feel better after a minor injury could kill her. It is tempting to medicate [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:39:54+00:00April 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Human Medications: Cheap Cure or Deadly Decision?

First Aid Tips for Pet Owners

  Do you know what to do for your pet in an emergency situation? Some emergencies are life threatening and others are just a little scary and can be handled at home. These guidelines can help. Make sure everyone is safe and out of harm’s way. This includes you as well as the pet. If [...]

By |2019-01-14T06:39:57+00:00April 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Aid Tips for Pet Owners