Our Boulder and Westminster veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help keep your pets safe in the event of an emergency situation.

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Cat Hernia Surgery - What to Expect

Cat Hernia Surgery - What to Expect

In today's post, our Boulder and Westminster veterinarians explain the different types of hernias seen in cats, the surgery used to treat cat hernias and factors that affect the cost of cat hernia surgery.    

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Cost & Process

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Cost & Process

Hip dysplasia is a common condition in dogs characterized by the abnormal formation of one or both hips. Here our Boulder and Westminster vets discuss the causes and symptoms of hip dysplasia in dogs, and the surgeries performed to treat this painful condition.

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What can I do if my dog drinks antifreeze?

What can I do if my dog drinks antifreeze?

Antifreeze is a common and deadly hazard for dogs, as it takes only a tiny amount of this potent chemical to cause fatal damage to a dog's internal organs. Our Boulder and Westminster vets describe symptoms of antifreeze poisoning, and what you should do if you see your dog consuming it.

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Why is My Dog Staggering? What Should I Do?

Why is My Dog Staggering? What Should I Do?

Is your dog is staggering like they are drunk, unable to keep their balance? If your dog keeps falling over it could be due to a number of medical issues. Here, our Boulder and Westminster vets explain causes of staggering and loss of balance in dogs.

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A Pet Parent's Guide to First Aid For Pets

A Pet Parent's Guide to First Aid For Pets

Pets play with exuberance and enthusiasm without much thought about what could happen. Their carefree energy means that accidents and injuries are common occurrences for pets. To help you cope when pet emergencies happen, our Boulder and Westminster vets share the basics of first aid for dogs and cats.

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Why do dogs eat grass? Is it safe?

Why do dogs eat grass? Is it safe?

Concerned pet parents often contact our Boulder and Westminster animal emergency clinic concerned about the potential health effects of their dog eating grass. To help put your mind at ease if your pup loves to nibble grass, here are a couple of possible causes and some things you can do to try and curb their habit.

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Causes of Heavy Breathing in Cats

Causes of Heavy Breathing in Cats

Panting or heavy breathing is much less common in cats than in dogs, and could be a sign of an underlying health problem. Our vets discuss possible causes of cat heavy breathing and what you should do.

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Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

Our Boulder and Westminster vets share some insight on why your cat may be coughing and what you can do to help. 

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Heimlich Maneuver for Dogs: What to Do if Your Dog is Choking

Heimlich Maneuver for Dogs: What to Do if Your Dog is Choking

Here, our Boulder and Westminster vets share what to do if your dog is choking, including how to perform the Heimlich maneuver. 

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My Dog Has Blood in His Poop: What Should I Do?

My Dog Has Blood in His Poop: What Should I Do?

Today, our Boulder and Westminster vets explain some possible causes, as well as what you should do if you notice blood in your dog's poop.

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