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Tick Prevention for Dogs & Cats

Tick Prevention for Dogs & Cats

[TRANSCRIPT] Hi, I'm Bob and yes, I'm a tick. I was actually caught by your vet. We made a deal. I tell you all my trade secrets and they promise to remove me gently. So well, here it goes. I guess I should start with the basics. My species can live in almost any...

Wet or Dry? Which is the Best Cat Food?

Wet or Dry? Which is the Best Cat Food?

Cat food comes in a variety of flavors and textures that can make shopping for your pet an overwhelming process.  When it comes to your cat, you want to feed them delicious food that meets all of their nutritional needs. Veterinarians' most asked questions about cats...

The Benefits of Choosing an Economical Pet

The Benefits of Choosing an Economical Pet

Getting a new pet can be so rewarding. They can be entertaining and fun and provide companionship and love to our families. Depending on your living arrangements and lifestyle needs, a cat or dog may not be the best choice. Luckily, there are many low-maintenance...

A Guide To Brushing Your Dogs Teeth

A Guide To Brushing Your Dogs Teeth

Brushing your dog's teeth doesn't have to be difficult. The trick is to gradually introduce the steps at a pace your dog is comfortable with. Step 1: Touch Face & Muzzle Give them threats and praise while doing this. Step 2: Touch Outside and Inside Mouth Gently...

How To Understand Your Dog Better by Looking at Their Tail

How To Understand Your Dog Better by Looking at Their Tail

Don't we all wish dogs could talk? Well, they actually can (kind of). When you want to know what your dog is thinking, you should look at their tail for a hint. A dog's tail helps keep them balanced on land and in water, but most importantly, a dog's tail is a...

How To Get Your Cat To Take A Pill

How To Get Your Cat To Take A Pill

Just like you, at some point in your cat’s lifetime, your cat will get sick and will require some form of medication. Initially it doesn’t sound bad, but medicating cats can be so difficult that jokes have been written about it.  To read the joke, scroll to the bottom...

How To Get Your Dog To Take A Pill

How To Get Your Dog To Take A Pill

Some dogs will eat anything and everything—including their medications. However, most dogs are reluctant to gobble down pills and capsules, especially if the medication is large or if it smells bad to them.  Some dogs are wary of anything unusual and will refuse all...

Issues With Self-Diagnosing Pet Health

Issues With Self-Diagnosing Pet Health

The internet is an amazing resource, but there's plenty of questionable information and suggestions out there. Self-diagnosis based on search results can lead to false alarms or can just as easily cause a pet to suffer from a serious health issue without treatment....

Preventative Heartworm Treatment in Colorado

Preventative Heartworm Treatment in Colorado

When asked who our best friend is, many of us say "My dog!" Most of us also know that heartworm is one of the most common illnesses that dogs get, impacting 1 in 200 dogs. You'd be surprised at the number of owners that don't give their dogs preventative medications...

Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Holidays

Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Holidays

Our theme today has to do with that time of year when we are celebrating the holidays. For pets, this time of year can be confusing, and sometimes dangerous. Here we'll walk through some things to think about when preparing for the holidays. Dangerous Foods - There...

Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Box?

Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Box?

Is your cat reluctant to use her litter box? There are several reasons why a cat will stop using a litter box. We'll cover those reasons, and possible solutions, below but your first step should be a visit to the veterinarian. After your vet has ruled out a possible...

Tips for Traveling with Pets

Tips for Traveling with Pets

[Transcript] Previously on The Im-Paws-ible Race, we met our contestants who are racing across the country with their pets. Today, each team will use a different method of transportation to travel from their hometown to a remote destination. Liz is clearly a planner....

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Pine Creek Veterinary Hospital in Colorado Springs | Compassionate Healthcare for Your Pets

Contact Us
Phone: 719-955-0966
Text: 719-955-0966
Fax:719-955-0971
Email Us

Address
4120 Royal Pine Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
80920

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Our Hours
Mon - Thurs: 7:30am — 7:30pm
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Sat: 9:00am — 12:00pm
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