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Our Boulder County veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How to Reduce High Fever in Dogs

How to Reduce High Fever in Dogs

It can be difficult to know for sure if your dog has a fever. In today's blog, our Boulder County vets explain how to detect a fever in dogs, as well as symptoms of fever in dogs, causes, and what you should do if your pooch has a fever.

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Traveling with a Cat

Traveling with a Cat

Heading out on a journey and want to take your cat along? Our Boulder County vets offer a few tips to help make the journey easier for both you and your beloved pet.

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Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean a Cat's Teeth

Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean a Cat's Teeth

Your cat can experience oral health issues just like people can. That's why it's essential for pet parents to be proactive about keeping their cat or kitten's teeth clean. Today, our Boulder County vets share a few tips on developing and maintaining a successful oral health care routine for your feline friend. 

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How To Help A Dog With Allergic Dermatitis

How To Help A Dog With Allergic Dermatitis

At Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital, we often see dogs with "hot spots" or allergic dermatitis (also called atopic dermatitis). Dogs often develop these skin conditions when they are exposed to an allergen. In this post, our Boulder County vets discuss ways you can recognize the different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs and how they are treated.

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Signs of Pain or Discomfort in Dogs

Signs of Pain or Discomfort in Dogs

It can be concerning to see your dog suffering from pain or discomfort. In this post, our Boulder County explain how dogs tend to handle this, how they show pain or discomfort, and how to know when your dog is suffering and when they might require urgent care. 

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Dog & Puppy Deworming and Vaccination Schedule

Dog & Puppy Deworming and Vaccination Schedule

Vaccines protect dogs and puppies from a wide range of diseases, making vaccination schedules an essential part of their long-term health care. Continue reading to find out what shots your puppy or dog needs and when they need them.

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Cavities in Dogs

Cavities in Dogs

Just like us, our dogs can develop dental cavities due to inadequate oral hygiene. In today's post, our Boulder County vets explain how dog cavities are treated and how to prevent your canine companion from developing a cavity. 

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Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

Urinalysis for Dogs & Cats

We at Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital strongly believe in educating our clients to help them be the best pet owners they can be. In order to help you make the best choices for your pet's medical care, our Boulder County veterinarians will talk to you today about urinalysis for dogs and cats as well as how to interpret your pet's urinalysis results.

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What Are the Best Pet Birds for Beginners?

What Are the Best Pet Birds for Beginners?

Are you thinking about getting a feathered friend as a pet? Friendly and gentle are undoubtedly your top two requirements in a new bird, but be sure to consider other important factors such as personality and size before deciding on the best bird to own as a pet. Here are some ideas from our Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital vets.

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Aging in Cats: When is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Aging in Cats: When is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Thanks to advancements in veterinary care and medicine, pet nutrition and diet research and development, and accessibility to information for pet owners, our senior cats are living far longer than they used to. Today, our Boulder County vets talk about what to expect as your cat ages and share tips on how to care for your senior cat.

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Lafayette Companion Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Boulder County companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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