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Rise in Canine Respiratory Infection Cases

November 29, 2023 Dog Health

Over the past two months, veterinarians across the Denver metro area have been seeing an elevated number of canine respiratory disease cases. There has not been any conclusive testing to indicate what may be causing the increased prevalence of this respiratory disease. This does not necessarily mean this is a new or novel virus as…

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The Importance of Cancer Screening for Pets

November 1, 2023 Cat Health, Dog Health

Early detection and timely intervention are crucial in managing and treating cancer in animals. Cancer screening in pets is a proactive approach to monitor their health and detect potential issues before they become life-threatening. It’s vital for the following reasons: Early Detection: Regular screenings can uncover cancer at its earliest stages when it is often…

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The Dangers of Pet Obesity and How to Help Them Shed Weight

October 11, 2023 Cat Health, Dog Health

October 11th is National Pet Obesity Day. As loving pet owners, we want nothing more than to see our pets happy and healthy. However, there’s a growing concern in the world of pet health that often goes unnoticed – pet obesity. Just like in humans, obesity in pets is a significant problem that can lead…

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Brace Yourself for a Challenging Tick and Mosquito Season

June 9, 2023 Dog Health, Heartworm Prevention

As the summer arrives in Boulder, Colorado, residents and their furry companions eagerly embrace the sunny weather and outdoor activities. However, the heavy rainfall this season has paved the way for an unfortunate consequence: a potentially severe tick and mosquito season. In this blog post, we’ll explore the implications of increased precipitation on these pesky…

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Thanksgiving Holidays

November 25, 2020 Dog Health

Please remember that we will be celebrating Thanksgiving Day with our families, so we will be closed on Thursday, November 26. We will reopen on Friday, November 27th at 7:30am. With the Thanksgiving holidays coming up, there is a higher chance of hazards for your pet. Please remember that your pet is a part of…

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Changes to Protocols and Hours

March 28, 2020 Announcements, Dog Health

As many of you already know, Governor Jared Polis has issued a new Executive Order (D 2020 009) that states “All voluntary or elective surgeries or procedures, whether medical, dental, or veterinary, are suspended in the State of Colorado until April 14, 2020 at the earliest.” As stated in the order an elective procedure is…

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Our Response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020 Announcements, Dog Health

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian Peaks Veterinary Hospital is committed to keeping all of our clients and patients safe and healthy. We are taking the necessary steps to reduce the spread of this virus, which includes increased disinfecting and cleaning regiments in the hospital throughout the day. For those who do not feel…

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New Online Pharmacy!

December 18, 2018 Announcements, Dog Health

We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with Vetsource®, an online pharmacy for pets and their parents.  Our partnership with Vetsource® means you can work with your veterinarian to receive quality prescription medications, food and health care products sourced directly from the manufacturer and have them shipped right to your front door! AutoShip allows…

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Seasonal Allergies

May 15, 2018 Cat Health, Dog Health

Allergy season is upon us, and we aren’t the only ones suffering. Dogs and cats can experience seasonal allergies just like we do. For humans, seasonal allergies tend to cause respiratory symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, and congestion. For animals, the most common symptoms tend to be skin and ear related. Here are a few…

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Foxtail Seed Season is Here

July 10, 2017 Dog Health

Every Spring brings about new plant life cycles, lovely weather, beautiful wild flowers, and, unfortunately, foxtail seeds. Foxtail seeds, also called grass awns, are prevalent in our Colorado outdoors and can be very hazardous to pets. As the tall stalks of grass begin to dry out in the Spring and Summer heat, the seeds break…

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