Willits Veterinary Hospital Spring Giveaway!

Willits Vet is excited to announce the start of our Spring Giveaway! Our spring giveaway starts April 7th, 2021, and will end on April 30th, 2021. The chance to win one of four prizes will be available for those who enter! To allow for continued social distancing, we have tailored the giveaway entry survey to…

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Glenwood Springs Office Opens

Willits Veterinary Hospital’s mission is to serve our community by providing quality, affordable veterinary care with honesty, integrity, and compassion.  It is with these core values that we are proud to announce the opening of our second office in Glenwood Springs, CO.  Willits Veterinary Hospital has been serving the southern end of the Roaring Fork…

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How to Train Your Puppy with One Command

Who doesn’t love puppies? Puppy eyes? Extra puppy skin? Puppy kisses? Puppy breath? Puppy behavior…?? While at times, it’s downright hilarious, oftentimes a puppy’s behavior can be extremely frustrating. Between chewing on everything and having accidents in the house, puppy behavior is predictably less than ideal, no matter how cute that little puppy dog face…

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Flying With Pets

While traveling with pets is on the rise, regulations have become stricter and airlines are modifying their rules. Willits Veterinary Hospital is responsible for necessary travel documents and health records so you and your pet can travel safely and smoothly. We ask you let us know at least 1 week in advance of domestic travel…

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Safe Skiing With Dogs

One of the most popular wintertime activities here in the Roaring Fork Valley is alpine touring and naturally we like to bring our dogs with us to enjoy time outside and exercise. Though we want to share the snowy adventure with our pets, the sharp edges on skis and snowboards that let us cut fresh…

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Cats, Urine and Carpet

One of the most frustrating problems a cat owner can face is inappropriate urination.  While all urine is smelly, cat urine in particular is especially offensive.   Cats will urinate outside of the box for a number of reasons, some of them medical and some of them behavioral.  If your cat is urinating inappropriately you…

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Chocolate Toxicity

Halloween is a scary time of the month, but for more reasons than you think. Chocolate, a yummy treat for kids and adults alike, is potentially toxic and even fatal to dogs and cats. Chocolate can be a powerful stimulant to the central nervous system of many animal species. Cocoa powder is the most toxic…

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Moderate Exercise Reduces Pain in Arthritic Dogs

A study conducted at the Department of Clinical Sciences and Comparative Pain and Orthopedic Research Laboratories at North Carolina State University has found that longer daily exercise duration was associated with lower lameness scores in dogs with hip dysplasia. Researchers found “a significantly lower mean lameness score was found for dogs with greater than 60…

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Pets Visiting or Relocating to the RFV

The Roaring Fork Valley is not just one of the greatest places for people to live, it’s a great place to be a dog or cat too. Generally speaking, the Roaring Fork Valley experiences much lower populations of most parasites common in other parts of the country such as fleas, ticks, heartworms and intestinal parasites….

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    Call Us or Schedule an Appointment Online

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    Meet with a Doctor for an Initial Exam

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    Put a Plan Together for Your Pet