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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...

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) recognizes Animal Pain Awareness Month every September. In light of this, we want to share some signs to watch out for that signal that your pet is in some sort of pain. Decreased appetite: If your pet is...

How To Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

  Does your indoor cat get jealous of all the time you spend outside soaking up in the sun during the summer?  Many animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly...

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