TIPS, SUGGESTIONS AND ARTICLES FOR KEEPING YOUR PETS SAFE
In this section we will continue to explore common topics for your pet and how to keep them healthy, safe and strong.
WHY GET PET INSURANCE?
Have you ever thought about getting your pet insurance? If you haven't, now is the time to consider doing so! Protect both you and your pet and ensure you have the protection necessary for life's mishaps and accidents. Learn more about how to protect your 4 legged companion here.
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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR AGING PETS
September is Senior Pet Month! We understand it is very difficult to watch your loving pet grow older. Or perhaps your pet seems to be in great health but they are now 7 years or older if a dog, or 10 years and older if a cat? Did you know if that is the case you officially have a "senior" pet? With active lifestyles and many pets here in the Vail Valley be sure to review these helpful tips on your aging pet!
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FOURTH OF JULY PET SAFETY TIPS:
Here in the Vail Valley of Colorado we love to celebrate our Independence day! Big colorful parades, firework displays at night, and ongoing festivities during the day are all things we like to participate in. However, during these fun times it is very important to consider the well being of your 4 legged friends! Cats and especially dogs can have a very difficult time during the 4th of July celebrations. Loud noises, crowded areas, and hot weather all lead to an environment not well suited for our pets. That's why we have put together a list of the top 10 pet safety tips during the Fourth of July specific to the Vail and surrounding areas!
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TOP 10 REASONS TO SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PET:
In There are many reasons to have your pet spayed or neutered. In this article Dr. Charlie Meynier highlights the TOP TEN REASONS TO SPAY OR NUETER YOUR PET. If you need some convincing on the benefits of why to spay or neuter your pet, please take a few minutes and read this great list of reasons! Dr. Charlie Meynier's top ten spay or neuter article here.
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ACL INJURIES IN DOGS:
ACL Injuries are RUFF! ACL Injuries are NOT Just a Skiers Problem in the Mountains. Learn how to prevent ligament and tendon injuries in your pet. Early detection can protect against impending arthritis and pain. Advanced Orthopedic surgical procedures offered at both of our locations. Start by reading Dr. Charlie Meynier's prevention article here.
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TOP TEN PET POISOINS TO AVOID:
The following is a list of the TOP 10 PET POISON'S that your pets need to avoid. Also included are instructions and phone numbers if you do have an emergency with your pet and poisons.
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UNDERSTANDING HEART DISEASE IN OUR PETS:
What are the leading causes of heart disease in dogs and cats? A common link between cats and dogs is how thyroid conditions can lead to secondary heart failure. What are the signs of heart disease in cats and dogs? Learn more about heart disease in your pet by exploring this very informative article by Dr. Charlie Meynier.
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TOP 10 CHRISTMAS AND HOLIDAY HAZARDS FOR PETS:
Use these TOP 10 HOLIDAY PET TIPS from Vail Valley Animal Hospital to ensure your Holiday season is truly merry by keeping your pets safe and out of harms way. Over the holiday's there are many extra things for pets to get into that you might not think otherwise would be a hazard. Please read over these recommendations and have a happy holiday season from your friends at Vail Valley Animal Hospital!
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