Heating Up: How to Keep Your Pet Safe During Hot Weather

Although Denver weather can be unpredictable, one thing can always be counted on—there will be hot temperatures at some point during the summer, even if that 90-degree day is followed by a blizzard. So, while you may be practicing cold weather safety for your pet, you also need to be prepared for hot weather. Read [...]

Do’s and Don’ts to Ensure Your Pet is Travel Ready

You’ve packed your suitcase and compiled an upbeat playlist, but is your pet travel ready? If you are planning a trip with your four-legged friend, you want to ensure that you and your pet are prepared. Our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)-accredited team at Gentle Touch Animal Hospital wants to help by providing do’s and [...]

Don’t Fear the Fourth: 5 Tips to Help Your Pet Safely Enjoy July Fourth

As July Fourth draws near, you’re likely planning your cookout menu, plotting the best spot to sit for the fireworks show, and envisioning lounging in the pool all afternoon. While these activities are the highlight of Independence Day celebrations, they can pose threats to your four-legged friend. Never fear—our Gentle Touch Animal Hospital team’s tips [...]

A Warning for Pet Owners About Household Toxins

Your pet is curious, and they feel compelled to sniff, paw, and chew any new object they encounter. However, many common household items can pose a danger to your pet. To help you avoid an emergency situation, our Gentle Touch Animal Hospital team shares important information about what items are toxic to pets. Human medications [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Summer Safety for Sun-Loving Pets

If you have made plans this summer to enjoy numerous fun activities, you likely want your pet to come along on the adventure. Our team at Gentle Touch Animal Hospital wants to help you ensure your pet stays safe while frolicking in the sun by offering do’s and don’ts for summer safety. #1: DO take [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Barbecue Safety For Partying Pets

Summer has not truly arrived until you have your first barbecue. You are ready to fire up the grill, but you want to ensure your pet is safe during the festivities. The team at Gentle Touch Animal Hospital wants to provide some do’s and don’ts to keep your pet free from harm while the grill [...]

5 Outdoor Dangers That Can Harm Your Pet

Nothing is more enjoyable than spending an idyllic, sunshine-filled day outdoors with your furry pal. However, while your pet is romping around your backyard, they could run afoul of certain dangers that may be lurking in tall grass, bushes, or your garden. And, when you take your pet for a walk around the neighborhood or [...]

8 Facts Every Denver Pet Owner Needs to Know About Parasitic Diseases

With Denver often experiencing a wide range of temperatures in a single day, parasites never stay in hibernation for long. Mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks are a real threat for your furry pal all year, which makes year-round parasite prevention essential for keeping your pet safe from disease. Our Gentle Touch Animal Hospital team highlights the [...]