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PPVC blog & news

March 31, 2020
Pikes Peak Vet, PPVC, Colorado Springs Vet, Dog training, pet training, Pet behavior

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 18, 2021** Pikes Peak Vet continues to monitor the situation about  COVID-19 aka Coronavirus and vaccine distribution. Our staff is currently undergoing vaccination according to appropriate […]
March 18, 2020
Pikes Peak Vet, PPVC, Colorado Springs Vet, PennHIP Screening, Hip Dysplasia, Arthritis, Dog Getting Screened

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

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
cat using computer, Pikes Peak Vet

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
dog driving car, Pikes Peak Vet Clinic

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
Step it Up initiative, walking the dog, Pikes Peak Vet

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
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 […]
March 26, 2015
dog in snow, Heartworm is always in season, Pikes Peak Vet

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
Pikes Peak Vet whiteboard animation video

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
Pikes Peak Vet cryopen

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 […]
November 25, 2014
foods pets can't eat, Pikes Peak Vet, chocolate and coffee

Holiday Foods That Are Poisonous to Cats and Dogs

VetStreet reviews toxic foods for pets including chocolate, bread dough and more. It can never be restated often enough, so read on to remind yourselves of […]
November 22, 2014
laundry detergent pods bad for pets, Pikes Peak Vet

Laundry Detergent Pods Can Harm Pets Too

Keep detergent pods out of reach of kids and pets Most soaps and detergents contain chemicals called ionic and anionic surfactants. When pets ingest a small […]
November 10, 2014
ebola virus, Pikes Peak Vet

Ebola and Pets?

Have you wondered about Ebola and pets? The death of an international traveler diagnosed in the U.S. as having the Ebola virus disease (EVD), coupled with […]
November 4, 2014
pharmacy pills, Pikes Peak Vet

Pharmacy Mistakes Can Harm Our Pets

Should your human pharmacy fill your pet prescriptions? When national surveys are done, pharmacists continually rank high when it comes to trust, honesty, and ethics. Whether […]
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