Did you know that April is National Heartworm Awareness Month and Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month? These events highlight the importance of preventing two parasites - heartworm and ticks - but there are other nasty critters you should be protecting your pet from, too. Keep reading to learn more about parasite prevention in Greenwood Village from the veterinary experts right here at Advanced Veterinary Care of Greenwood Village.
The Christmas season is a joyous time of year that should be filled with fun and festivity. Unfortunately, it’s also a period that tends to be quite unsafe for our beloved companions. Several of our favorite parts of the holiday season are dangerous to our four-legged family members. And if you're not mindful, your cat or dog could end up hurt, sick, or a whole lot worse.
As a vet in Denver, we treat a lot of pets who are feeling under the weather as a result of eating something they shouldn’t have. While many of those cases occur because a dog or cat decided to snack on something while their owners weren’t looking, others involve pets who got sick after eating something their owner gave them.