Manage Your Pet’s Stress over the Holidays

Yes, even pets can stress over the holidays. Why is this? Pets particularly do best when they have routines. However, even simple changes like putting up a Christmas tree with lights and presents around the tree could be a stress trigger for a pet. While some pets may handle changes in stride, frequently pets react…

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Taking your pet to the vet can be a chore, especially when your pet is very reluctant to go. Not to mention dealing with whatever costs you may incur. However, there are some good reasons to make sure your pet gets a checkup at least once a year: Animals often don’t outwardly show their pain…

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Are you in the spirit for Halloween? We hope so because it’s time to put out the jack o’ lanterns and spooky decorations. Halloween is a fun time for children and adults alike. Also, many pet parents like to include their pets in on the fun. We get a kick seeing the creative costumes pet…

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Dental Care for Pets

Some people may think it is silly to brush their dog or cat’s teeth. However, just like humans, pets can get periodontal disease. In fact, by the time your pet is 3 years old, he or she will very likely have some early evidence of periodontal disease. By the age of two, 80% of dogs…

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Keeping Your Pet’s Food & Water Bowls Clean

It may not seem like a big deal to wash your pet’s food and water bowls daily. After all, they usually lick their bowls clean right? But what can be lurking in your pet’s food and water bowls? Bacteria, often unseen, can be growing without you knowing it. This may be a health risk to…

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Protect Your Pet During Fireworks

July is a great month for outdoor fun with BBQs, pool parties and fireworks when we celebrate the 4th of July. As it is generally known, any type of firework that leaves the ground is illegal in Colorado. However, depending on where you live in Colorado, there may be certain legal types of fireworks such as…

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8 Tips for Traveling with Your Pets

Planning a trip with your pet for the summer? We know how important planning is to make your trip safe and enjoyable for you and your pet. Traveling with a pet can become stressful if you are not fully prepared. So here are some tips from us here at Amigo: 1. Get your pet checked…

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5 Tips for Having a Happy & Healthy Pet Help us celebrate National Pet Week this May 6th – May 12th by following these tips. National Pet Week® was created in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Auxiliary to the AVMA. The purpose is to celebrate America’s more than 200 million…

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Is Anesthesia for Pets Safe?

You may experience a situation where your pet needs to be put under anesthesia. This could be a situation such as dental work or an emergency. Pet parents don’t want their pets to suffer from pain. But pet parents can be anxious and scared for their pets when they are put under anesthesia. Here at…

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Concerned about Your Pet’s Weight?

Overweight & Obesity in Pets How can you resist those mournful eyes longing for a treat? It is hard not to give in. However, there are consequences to over feeding your pet. Pets that are overweight usually have shorter lifespans, for one thing. Sadly, the number of overweight pets in the U.S. is very high….

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What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.