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The story of “Chico” the Chihuahua is a reminder to pet owners of the importance of heartworm prevention

(Englewood, CO) — April is Heartworm Awareness Month and the Cardiologists at VRCC Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Hospital remind families that Heartworm prevention is key. Chico, a 12 year old Chihuahua, was suddenly fainting, coughing, had abdominal distension, and swelling in his legs.  After an echocardiogram was performed by Dr. Orr, board-certified cardiologist at VRCC, […]

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VRCC’s Veterinary Dermatology/Allergy department debunks the myths about pet food fads.

(Englewood, CO) — As we head into the spring season, allergies become more prevalent not only in humans, but also in dogs and cats.  Veterinary dermatologists at VRCC Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Hospital in Englewood, CO, say that environmental allergies and food allergies are commonly confused, and due to creative marketing in the pet food […]

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9 month old dog paralyzed, now walking with a wheelchair!

Hospitalized for 2 months at VRCC, Preece the Shar-Pei, is in need of a loving home. (Englewood, CO) – Preece, a 9-month old Shar-Pei, unable to move any of his legs, was relinquished by his owners to MaxFund (a no-kill animal rescue shelter and animal health organization located in Denver) on December 11, 2013.  He […]

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Blind Corgi can now see after being blind for 3 years!

Team Approach to Veterinary Medicine at VRCC, brings great success for Toby the Corgi! It’s going to be quite a “treat” for Toby this Halloween. The 13-year-old Corgi, who has been blind for the past three years, can now see, thanks to a very successful cataract surgery at VRCC this month. It wasn’t your typical […]

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