Little Fluff’s Adoption Story

Hi, my name is Little Fluff.  I was adopted in January 2017 along with my sister Holly. My name used to be Ivy.  Get it? Holly and Ivy, because we were rescued and turned into the Eagle County Animal Shelter around Christmas.  We were so frightened of people no one could pick us up or even hardly handle us.  The shelter staff were so patient and nice.  They gave us lots of time to get to know...
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Pests Beware!

Summer is the season of hiking, camping and all sorts of outdoor adventures.  It is also the season of fleas and ticks.  Before you apply the flea and tick repellent to furry hiking companion, consider what it is made from.  Are you using an over the counter or veterinary recommended treatment that contains harsh chemicals? We all have our pets’ best interest at heart and may think that for the...
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Bach Flowers to the Rescue

Summer is fast approaching and with summer comes vacations.  Whether it is trains, planes or automobiles, your furry family members will likely be impacted by your vacation plans.  Does your dog get car sick, get stressed out with change or have separation anxiety?  If so, you may want to consider using Bach Flower remedies to help ease your dog’s stress and discomfort. What are Bach Flower...
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Couch Potato Syndrome

Here in Colorado winter brings with it the opportunity for us humans to engage in some of our favorite activities. We ski, snowboard, ice climb, snowmobile…you pick your favorite because there are so many great winter activities. However, a lot of the activities we enjoy doing our dogs can’t do with us. Sure they can still snow shoe or go hiking with us, but for the most part our dogs are not as...
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Delicious Dangers

The holidays have arrived and so have the delicious treats that come along with the celebrations. The beautiful plants and decadent goodies that we stock our homes with during the holidays, can be a trip to the emergency room waiting to happen for our pets. During the holidays it is especially important to keep an eye on our furry friends and what they indulge in. Just because something is safe...
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Oh the weather outside is frightful…

For those of you that are lucky enough to live somewhere where it snows, you know that the winter brings both joys and pains.  It is important to keep in mind our pets are effected by the cold weather the same as we are.  Just because they wear fur coats does not mean they can withstand the winter climate untouched.  Animals can become hypothermic just like we can, they can also get frostbite....
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