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Archive: 2014

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Winter

December 15, 2014

We have all heard the old adage in Colorado that if you don’t like the weather, wait a minute.  However, winter is here and will lay its’ cold, snowy grip on the Front Range for ...

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AMVS Supports Local Non-Profit in Flood Restoration

November 20, 2014

November 2014   As a member of 1% for the Planet, Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists (AMVS) commits to donating a percentage of annual net revenues to a selected group of non-profits. Dr. Matthew Rooney, owner ...

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Laryngeal Paralysis

November 20, 2014

Laryngeal Paralysis

It is a warm, sunny summer day. You are hiking with your long time, furry friend, Duke, a 9 year old Labrador Retriever. He has been your hiking buddy for years, but recently his breathing has ...

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Cannabis Consumption in Colorado’s Canines and Cats

November 19, 2014

Jan Mladonicky, DVM Emergency Intern September 2014   Brownies on the counter? Yum! But our pets have no idea that there may be special ingredients lurking inside these tempting treats that can make them sick ...

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Helping Dogs and Cats Adjust to Blindness

November 19, 2014

Dana Dietrich, DVM Emergency Veterinarian August 2014   Dogs and cats that go blind can, with time, adjust to their surroundings through use of their other senses. It is important to remember that each animal ...

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My Dog Eats Everything! The Potential Complications of Ingesting a Foreign Body

November 19, 2014

Danielle Huval, DVM Emergency Veterinarian July 2014   We have all heard the stories about dogs eating inedible objects or making something that may have been edible a big problem by swallowing it whole. There are ...

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Electrochemotherapy: A Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment for Pets

November 19, 2014

Brooke Fowler, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology) Oncology Specialist June 2014     For decades, the mainstay of cancer therapy has been chemotherapy for systemic disease, one that affects multiple organs and tissues, and radiation or ...

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Congestive Heart Failure

November 19, 2014

Crystal Connor, DVM Emergency Veterinarian April 2014    As an emergency veterinarian, one of the most common health crises I deal with is congestive heart failure (CHF). Animals, both dogs and cats, of any age ...

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My Pet is Having Trouble Breathing – What do I do?

November 19, 2014

Dana Dietrich, DVM Emergency Veterinarian March 2014   Trouble breathing is a common emergency encountered by veterinarians in small animal medicine. Getting a pet into a veterinarian so they can quickly identify and address life-threatening ...

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Introducing Your Baby to Your Pets

November 19, 2014

Abby Holtman, DVM Emergency Clinician February 2014   A newborn will bring many fun and amazing changes to your life, but it will also affect the pets in your household. Starting to prepare your pets ...

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