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August 10, 2020

Cuterebras Get Under Your Pets’ Skin!

Medical Definition of Cuterebra: a genus of botflies of the family Cuterebridae comprising large usually dark-colored botflies with larvae that form tumors under the skin of small animals (such as […]
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 […]
April 2, 2020

Mama Cat and Son Need a Home

These Two Would Like to Go Home Together **ADDENDUM May 11, 2020: Grey kitty has a home. Mama is still looking, but may be moving to […]
April 1, 2020

Early 2020 Adoptable Cats Still Waiting for the Loves of Their Lives

**ADDENDUM** Stitch will be moving to Wild Blue Cats to get a little better place to roam and let her true personality shine through. Kisa is […]
March 31, 2020
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Animal Training and Behavior

Sit! Heel! Down! Those are all familiar phrases to the ears of dog owners and dog trainers everywhere. Cats are another matter altogether and there are […]
March 23, 2020
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**UPDATED March 23, 2020** Pikes Peak Vet continues to monitor the situation about COVID-19 aka Coronavirus and recognizes the many concerns. In order to do our […]
March 18, 2020
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NEW Evaluation for Degenerative Hip Diseases in Dogs

What Is AIS PennHIP? At Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic we are excited to offer this new screening procedure to evaluate the hips of our dog patients. […]
March 16, 2020

PPVC, COVID-19 and Your Pet/Appointments

Dear Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic Family and Friends, Please read through this whole message as it affects how, where and when we can see your pets […]
February 4, 2020
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Kittens Seeking Their Forever Home

Current Adoptables Two kittens looking cute! — ADOPTED Little black Tommy is very social and generally adorable. Orange Toulouse wants to be adorable but can get […]
November 24, 2019
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Vets

Community, community, community!  We’re here for good and we want to see you in YOUR daily life and provide benefit to everyone, not just those who […]
September 11, 2019
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September Is Pain Awareness Month

You may not realize your pet is experiencing pain. You don’t want your fur babies to suffer, so Pikes Peak Vet recommends pets over 6 years […]
September 5, 2019
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Heartworm Disease Is UP in Colorado Springs!

CO Springs ranks #9 in highest increase of heartworm cases diagnosed Getting your pet tested would be your first step if they are not on preventatives. […]
May 4, 2017
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AVMA Develops Animal Health Studies Database

Clinical studies in a variety of species and disciplines Regarding the new database, the AVMA says: “This database connects you with veterinary clinical trials reported by […]
August 16, 2016
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Dog Drives Car Into Wal-Mart

A Good Reminder to Never Leave Your Pets in Your Car! A well-intentioned woman left her car running while she ran into a Wal-Martfor groceries. She […]
December 8, 2015
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Getting fit with your pet: It’s time to ‘Step It Up!’

AVMA Supports the NIH in Getting People Walking with their Pets It’s not every day that we get to bring our dogs to work, but last […]
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
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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 […]
March 26, 2015
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Heartworm Prevention Always in Season

$3 discount on heartworm tests in March and April The American Heartworm Society wants to remind everyone that heartworm is a year-round threat. A recent article […]
January 13, 2015
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Check out our whiteboard animation video

This video was created by Dr. Jim Humphries. Get a little taste of what we do, created with the latest styling. Just another fun way to experience […]
January 7, 2015
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CryoPen Freezes Off Skin Growths

Here’s How it Works Many pet owners worry about the various warts, skin tags or other masses on their pets. Now, thanks to technology, veterinarians are […]
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