October 20, 2021
Dog wrapped in a blanket and in bed

Canine Influenza – Who Is at Risk?

Canine influenza is on the rise. This highly contagious respiratory virus can present like kennel cough, allergies and other illnesses. However, if your dog gets the […]
August 8, 2021
Home Alone

Going Back to Work? Your Dog May Not Like It!

Let’s face it, dogs are pack animals and, as such, they aren’t designed to spend long periods of time alone. They may have had mild anxiety, […]
May 25, 2021
Hercules in his furever home

Please help us care for orphaned and stray pets!

Brush Strokes, a super fun paint-your-own-pottery studio, has created a t-shirt fundraiser page to help Pikes Peak Vet’s Tolliver’s Angel Fund. The owner has been a […]
February 6, 2021
Grain-free Is NOT the Best

Revisited: Grain Free Diets for Dogs

Over the past six years evidence has emerged that many dogs on a “grain free” diet have developed a heart condition called Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM). In […]
September 13, 2020
Pet Pain Is Not Always Obvious.

September Is Animal Pain Awareness Month

Animals are people too, right?! So, to coincide with human pain awareness month, we have animal pain awareness month. Cats and dogs can both suffer from […]
August 17, 2020

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Confirmed in El Paso and Prowers Counties

You have likely already heard that earlier this year, RHDV-2, a highly infectious disease, was found in wild rabbits near Calhan and in Prowers County. This […]
June 24, 2020
Emergency Kit

Emergency Kit for Your Kit(ty)

By Michele E. Mukatis with thoughts from PetMD and our own Drs. Fowler and Clevenger Photo Credit: Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay As the world gets kookier […]
September 22, 2015
national prescription drug take-back day, Pikes Peak Vet

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public […]
April 1, 2015
microchipping in Colorado Springs, cat on couch, Pikes Peak Vet

May Is Microchip Month

If your pet is not microchipped, you are taking a risk that they could escape and not be returned to you. This simple, painless procedure gives […]
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