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Keeping Pets Safe in Summer
Expert Advice from Dr Alex Robb, Medical Director of Goodheart Cherry Creek
2 min readPrep for a safe summer alongside your pets with Dr Robb’s safety tips. As temperatures rise, so do the risks for our pets. Dr Alex Robb, Medical Director of Goodheart Animal Health Center in Cherry Creek, offers valuable tips for pet safety this summer....
Decipher your cat or dog’s behaviors
Dr Carrie Oakes and Dr Ashlyn Spring answer common questions about funny (yet, common) pet behaviors 
3 minute readTake your relationship to the next level by understanding your pets’ nonverbal cues.What lies behind the everyday behaviors of cats and dogs? Two of our Goodheart veterinarians – Dr Carrie Oakes and Dr Ashlyn Spring at Goodheart Cherry Creek – unravel the...
A Guide: Vaccinations for Cats and Dogs
Our careful, common sense approach. Customized for your pet.
3.5 minute read Goodheart customizes immunization plans for each pet. We’ll chat at your pet’s yearly check-up. Then, we recommend only the vaccines your pet needs based on your lifestyle and environment. Our advice is conservative and based on common sense. Vaccines...
Ask the Expert: Advice for Front Range Pet Owners
Keep your dog and cat healthy in Spring 2024
2.5 min readDr Beth Spencer answers common springtime questions in this video and blog.  As we gear up for spring, it's essential to ensure our furry friends are ready for the change in season. Dr Beth Spencer, Medical Director at Goodheart Animal Health Center on...
7 Tips For Better Pet Behavior
Dog behavior explained: Q&A with Denver Dog Trainer
3 min readBehavior is the number one reason that dogs get returned to shelters. Here are 7 tips to help you build a positive relationship with your 4-legged friend.Are you having dog behavioral issues? Or did you just adopt a dog and want to make them a well-mannered...
Goodheart’s 4 Pillars of Care
The core beliefs that guide your pet’s care: wellness, nutrition, dental, and fear/anxiety/stress
8 min read Pets bring us immeasurable joy and companionship. Goodheart Animal Health Center’s mission is to prevent your cat, dog, and exotic pet from getting sick so they can stay by your side – healthy and happy – for as long as possible. Our care guidelines are...
Ease Your Pet’s Stiff Joints in 2024
3 tips for cold weather days
3 min read16-year-old Slim Shady is transformed after beginning this new medicine.“Before starting Librela, Dizzy wasn’t using all four legs to go up and down the stairs,” says this 8-year-old Sheltie's mom, Lisa. “She was also hesitant to jump and run at full speed.”...
Why Do Cats Knead? 
Here’s why cats “make biscuits.”
3 min read “Kneading is an instinctual habit that offers cats comfort,” says Christine Dolce, Hospital Manager at Goodheart Broadway. Kneading is when cats rhythmically push their paws against a soft surface, often with a kneading motion like the way dough is...
Cats and dogs hate New Year’s Eve fireworks
Your pet’s ears are sensitive to sound
Loud bangs and pops scare pets and can make a normally well-behaved pet misbehave or run away. Celebrations can be stress-free if you plan ahead. Consider your pet as you make your plans for December 31st. Dr Beth Spencer’s #1 tip for NYE is to keep your pet indoors....
Can Cats and Dogs Have Diabetes?
Treatments, symptoms and prevention
7.5 min read   “This is Freddie,” says Goodheart Broadway Medical Director, Dr Beth Spencer. “He is a bit of a stubborn cat and refuses to get his ear poked. He’s appreciative of a new device called FreeStyle Libre 2 that eliminates the poking every few hours....
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