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What to do if You Find a Tick on Your Pet

Spending time outside with your pet is great. However, tiny, unwelcome threats abound. Ticks enjoy the outdoors too and are always on the lookout for their next meal. Therefore, after spending time outdoors—even if your pet is on a parasite preventive—you should always check their fur to ensure no ticks have latched on to your [...]

Importance of Pet Wellness Screenings

Scheduling your pet’s wellness exam may seem unnecessary, but these visits are a vital part of your pet’s health care plan and help optimize their quantity and quality of life. Our Alpine Animal Hospital team wants to ensure your pet has a happy, healthy, and productive life, and we explain what to expect during a [...]

What Owners Should Know About Pet Toxins

Many items found around the home are toxic to pets, and can be life-threatening if your pet ingests one. Our Alpine Animal Hospital team is devoted to keeping your pet happy and healthy, and we provide information about common pet toxins and steps you should take if your pet is affected. Human over-the-counter medications can [...]

Why is My Dog Limping?

Many issues can cause your dog to limp, some more concerning than others, and determining the reason can be difficult. Our Alpine Animal Hospital team is the regional leader in orthopedic surgeries, and we see many limping dogs in our practice. We want to provide helpful information about common causes of limping in dogs and [...]

How Pet Owners Can Support Veterinary Mental Health

Many veterinary professionals dreamed of working in the veterinary industry when they were kids. Now they have achieved their dream and are finding caring for animals each day greatly fulfilling. However, while caring for animals can provide great joy, its professional challenges (e.g., staffing shortages, long hours) and heartbreaking moments (e.g., euthanasias) have led to [...]

5 Simple Ways to Celebrate Your Pet This Holiday Season

The holiday season means finding ways to celebrate all our loved ones, including our pets. While your dog or cat won’t want a Starbucks gift card, you can show how much you love them in many more appropriate ways. Our team at Alpine Animal Hospital has put together a list of ideas to celebrate the [...]

Put Down That Turkey Leg: Thanksgiving Hazards for Pets

As Thanksgiving rolls around, you’re likely planning an extravagant meal paired with extravagant table decor that will delight all your closest, most-loved family and friends. Naturally, you want to include your four-legged family member in the celebration, but do you know what dangers could befall them? Our team shares some of the most common Thanksgiving [...]

Back-to-School Pet Prep FAQs

The lazy days of summer are almost over, and suddenly your pet is about to be all alone in a quiet house without their favorite humans. As you and your family prepare to head back to school and work, remember that the new routine and more time alone can be hard on your pet. Our [...]

9 Simple Strategies for Preventing Pet Emergencies

Life with pets can be unpredictable, and while our Alpine Animal Hospital team is available for all your pet’s unexpected emergencies, injuries, and illnesses, we prefer to see your pet for routine wellness care. And we know you prefer that, too. So, while we cannot control the future, we can provide nine simple strategies to [...]

Stress-Free Travel With Pets

If you’re one of the many families who plan to travel and can’t imagine leaving their pet behind, you may be wondering how best to ensure a stress-free trip. Traveling with a pet can be fun and memorable, but planning and preparation are required. Our team at Alpine Animal Hospital answers common questions about traveling [...]

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