4 Tips for a Pet-Safe Pawliday

The winter holidays are fun for us humans, but our parties, decorations, and festive foods can put our pets at risk! Here are a few tips for keeping your animal companion safe this season: Keep sparkly decorations out of the reach of felines. They’re very attracted to moving, shiny things and you don’t want them […]

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Meet Our Newest Vet Dr. Joy Reimers, DVM!

We’re very excited to welcome Dr. Joy Reimers to the St. Francis team! Dr. Reimers originally hails from Texas, but earned her degrees here in Colorado, where she’s lived since she was a child. Because she wants to see every pet have the longest, healthiest life possible, she focuses on preventative care and favors low-stress […]

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Get A Leash on Your Pet’s Care with PetDesk

Want to request an appointment? Manage it with the free PetDesk app for iOS or Android! With PetDesk, you can: Make appointment requests See your pet’s vaccine history/set reminders View office hours Refill prescriptions whenever it’s most convenient for you PetDesk seamlessly syncs with your phone’s calendar and can also send you text and email […]

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Check Out Our New Website!

The St. Francis Animal Hospital website has been rebuilt from the ground up to make it more informative and easier to use! You can now schedule an appointment on the site through PetDesk (see below), request prescription refills, connect to our social media, and learn more about our services entirely online. It also works great […]

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It’s National Walk Your Pet Month!

Your very good dog likes to go on walks. It gets them out of the house, gets them exercise, lets them sniff around, and gives them new places to do their business. Walking the dog is not only a great activity for your hound, it’s a good activity for you, too! According to Pet Obesity […]

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The Dangers of De-Icers

The Dangers of De-Icers As it gets colder, many businesses and homeowners protect themselves from icy sidewalks with de-icers. Most sidewalk de-icers are full of chemicals that are dangerous to our pets. Calcium-based salts are the most hazardous if they are ingested or even if they just rest on the skin, as they can cause […]

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Happy “Chew” Year! Pet Dental Month is Coming Up!

Brushing Up on Your Pet’s Dental Health How important is it to take care of your pet’s dental health? By age three, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have some evidence of periodontal disease, which can cause mouth pain, tooth loss, and make eating difficult. At advanced stages, bacteria from the mouth […]

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