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Coughing & Respiratory Issues in Dogs in 2023 and 2024
“Mystery” illness has new treatments

1 min readWatch the interview: Dr Alex Robb sheds light on coughing and respiratory issues in dogs.Veterinarians are seeing increased cases of coughing and respiratory disease in dogs. The disease is characterized by a persistent cough, which often escalates into more...

5 Veterinary Questions You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask
Candid answers to awkward cat and dog topics

2 min readNo pet topic weirds us out. Is your dog’s penis sticking out? Is your pet eating poop (medically known as “coprophagia”) Is your cat humping the pillow? Just tell us! We’re here to answer all your questions. Doctor Katz answers questions we know clients feel...

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.”...

The Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet
Ensure your pet is findable in 2024

3 min read “My dog got scared by a loud noise at the dog park and ran away,” says Jenna Cockrum, the Hospital Manager at Goodheart Cherry Creek. “After searching for hours, I got a call that he had been picked up running in oncoming traffic on a very busy road. ...

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

Nov 30, 2023 | 3 minute readLoud 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...

Awareness of Pet Diabetes
Prevention, symptoms, and new treatments

7.5 min read   Rocky the cat was losing weight and sleeping more often. His concerned parents brought him to see Dr Alex Robb at Goodheart Cherry Creek. Dr Robb did blood work, which showed that Rocky had diabetes. He offered the family a tailored diet and insulin...

Keeping a deaf dog safe
Recommendations for owners of deaf and hard-of-hearing pets

Franklin’s family realized he was hard of hearing soon after they adopted him. “We learned he might have hearing issues when he was just a puppy,” says Katie, Franklin’s mom.

Does your dog eat grass?
7 causes of dogs eating your lawn

3 min read “I think Milo eats grass for the novelty,” says Goodheart client, Lauren. “He came from a place with astroturf. So grass is new to him and it probably feels nice, hides yummy bugs, and has an interesting texture”. In fact, dogs eat grass for many reasons....
Why Do Cats Knead?   Here’s why cats “make biscuits.”

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...

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