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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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Dr. Sargent’s Farewell

May 20, 2017 Dog Health

Dear clients, We are writing to share some bittersweet news. Dr. Sargent has elected to follow his dream and purchase a veterinary practice in Washington State. He will be with us through May 24th, 2017. We have been fortunate to have had Dr. Sargent working with us over the last 2 years and we ask…

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Food Allergies. FAQs

May 2, 2017 Cat Health, Dog Health

  What is a food allergy? A food allergy is the body’s immune response to the protein in their food. For dogs, the most common allergy causing proteins are chicken and beef. For cats, chicken, beef and fish are the most common food allergens. At what age do pets start having food allergies? Pets can…

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Ways to Manage Arthritis and Mobility in Geriatric Pets

April 3, 2017 Dog Health

  As dogs get older they often develop stiffness and arthritis in their joints. It can be expected that as dogs age they naturally slow down, although it is paramount that comfort levels and quality of life are maintained.  While there are medications doctors often prescribe to help manage their pain, there are many practices…

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Giardia FAQs

February 9, 2017 Dog Health

    What’s the deal with Giardia Throughout the year, many of our patients are diagnosed with giardia. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about giardia that may be pertinent to you! Q:  How did my pet become infected? A: Giardia is spread through feces, so most pets become infected by either eating…

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