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Cats Receive HBOT after being in House Fire

We would like to introduce you to Bug and Bernie. These two handsome cats were brought in by Larimer County First Responders after being found in a house fire. Neither had any burn injuries, but did inhale a lot of smoke. The best treatment for these cases is...

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Saving Buddy

By Kati Blocker UCHealth When Poudre Valley Hospital paramedics arrived on the scene of a vehicle rollover in northern Colorado, they quickly determined the vehicle’s driver, though banged up, had no serious injuries. However, the vehicle’s passenger wasn’t so lucky —...

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The Key to a Happy and Healthy Indoor Cat

It’s true that indoor cats are a safer bunch than their outdoor counterparts. Inside, there is little chance to be hit by a car (apart from your toddler’s toy truck), reduced risk of contracting contagious disease, and fewer animals to fight with. But how do we keep...

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Search and Rescue Dogs

We treat them all here at Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital, including Search and Rescue dogs. In addition to treating these patients we also teach their owners how to treat injuries in the field until they are able to receive medical care....

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Run Fur Fun 5K Animal House Rescue and Grooming

Need an activity to do with your furry friend and the family? The 4th Annual Run Fur Fun 5K is quickly approaching. Participants will be allowed to run with their dogs and there will be a kid’s race! Join us at the 2016 Run Fur Fun 5K & K9 Care Fair, hosted by Animal...

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Helping Dogs After a Rattlesnake Bite

It happens quickly: a rustle in the bushes, a hiss, a rattle and a sharp cry in pain as your dog goes nose to nose with a rattlesnake. Although numbers are not tracked, there may be as many as 100 dogs that get bitten every summer in Larimer County, compared to just a...

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Fire Hydrant & Paws on the Promenade Festival

Summer is starting to heat up quickly, especially here at Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Hospital. Are you looking for pet friendly events happening in Northern Colorado? Join us at the Chapungu Sculpture Park and the Promenade Shops at Centerra...

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Day in the Life of an Emergency Vet

6:00 a.m. Its time to start the coffee. I wish I had an IV catheter in so I could take the caffeine IV. I pick out some green scrubs that look reasonably clean (Thought: better do laundry tonight.) 7:00 a.m. I slug down a second cup of coffee to get amped up for the...

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