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What You Can Do to Socialize Your Puppy

What You Can Do to Socialize Your Puppy

Socialization is a critical part of caring for your puppy and helping to ensure he is prepared for new situations throughout her life. Learn more about the importance of socialization and tips on successfully socializing your small canine friend. Without positively...

Pet Sitter Preparation: 5 Tips

Pet Sitter Preparation: 5 Tips

It's almost time for spring break! If you're heading out of town without the company of your beloved pet, ensure your home and pet are prepped for the pet sitter by following these five tips. Ensure your pet's ID tags and microchip info are up-to-date If you've moved...

Our Tips for a Dog-Friendly Spring Break

Our Tips for a Dog-Friendly Spring Break

Spring has been making an appearance around here in San Diego! We don't know about you, but it's got us thinking of spring break fun. Are you thinking of heading out for an adventure? If your plans include your canine companion, check out these tips for a doggone good...

New Year’s Eve Noise Tips for Your Pet

New Year’s Eve Noise Tips for Your Pet

New Year's Eve is one of the festive nights many of us most look forward to during the year, but it can also be a night of high anxiety and stress for our pets. With the fireworks, loud music, shouts and laughter, our pets may feel that their world is under attack. To...

What to Consider Before Giving a Pet as a Gift

What to Consider Before Giving a Pet as a Gift

With Christmas around the corner, many of you may be purchasing gifts or at least trying to figure out what to get. Would one of your gift ideas happen to be a new furry friend? Pets can make beautiful gifts and great additions to the family, but before you put that...

Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

It's almost time for Thanksgiving! With that, you might be working on a game plan for what to cook, when to cook it, and what can be store-bought (we won't tell anyone). Your pet may find the scent of a turkey roasting in the oven enticing, but not so fast! In...

10 Important Health Tips for Senior Cats

10 Important Health Tips for Senior Cats

November is National Senior Pet Month! Our beloved pets have been with us through so much, never failing to give us love, cuddles, head bumps, and kisses. We at Colony Veterinary Hospital want to be there for your pet through any stage of life, and so we want to share...

6 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Baby

6 Ways to Prepare Your Pet for Baby

You're having a baby—congratulations! While you're expecting a new little bundle of joy, your furry bundle of joy may not know what's coming up on the horizon. Keep the following tips in mind as you're working to prepare your pet for your baby. Train basic commands...

Keeping Your Pets Safe this Halloween

Keeping Your Pets Safe this Halloween

Costumes, pumpkin carving, candy, candy, and more candy... Halloween is coming up, and as you're making your own preparations, you may also be considering how to include your furry friends. While some pets may have a spook-tacular time (and might not even mind wearing...

Is the Dog Park Right for Your Dog?

Is the Dog Park Right for Your Dog?

Dogs can often be described as a furry bundle of energy and enthusiasm. Having time to be active and play is key to a happy and healthy pup. If you’ve ever come home from a long day at work to a knocked-over trash can or throw pillows strewn about your living room...

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