How To Keep Your Pup Safe For Fourth Of July➜
4th of July can be a time of fun, sun, and good food. However, for our pups, it can pose significant safety hazards and anxiety or fear. We are here to keep the day fun and safe for everyone! Together we can avoid toxic foods, fear of loud noises, and the dangers of heat and sun. Read on to make sure you are ready to help keep this weekend great for everyone, furry or not!
Does My Pet Need Dental Care?➜
Does my pet need dental care? Great question, pet parent! The short answer: YES! Your pet surely does need dental care, just like us. Dental care is a key component of your pet’s health. Healthy gums, digestion, kidney functioning, and even heart health can all start with a clean, healthy mouth. Have you ever asked yourself “Why is my cat’s breath so stinky” or “Why is my pup not eating normally?” or even “Why is my dog not acting himself?” All of these questions can lead back to proper dental health. Let’s dive in!
Safety During Summer Months: Signs Of Dehydration and Over Exhaustion➜
Summer is in full swing, with soaring temperatures and long, sunny days. Although it brings summer hikes, swims, and lazy days in the park, it should also come with a bit of caution. These super hot months can be very dangerous for your canine best friend. Dogs have a much higher chance of becoming dehydrated and overheated, with potential to cause significant damage to their bodies. Be sure to be ready to quickly identify signs of dehydration and overheating, and know how to act immediately.
Ask a vet at our run club with Sweatnet! ➜
Walk My Dog is a challenge to get moving with our pups, and we are getting EVERYONE involved! From our neighbors down the street to the ones across the river, we are challenging YOU and your dogs to get out there! We will be at Sloan’s Lake (Across from The Patio) with Sweatnet to answer all your pet questions + of course, get a little run, walk or jog in! This event is completely FREE for everyone, so bring your neighbor, bestie, mom + of course your furry friend. What to Bring: Water Bottle + Furry Friends!
Does my pet need to be spayed or neutered?➜
You have a new puppy or kitty at home - how exciting! With your new fur baby, it is overwhelming to remember all the things you should do to set up your pet’s health for success. From learning their vaccination schedule to choosing the right food, there’s a lot that goes into keeping your new friend happy and healthy. We’re here to take one very important thing off your list of pet care to worry about: spaying and neutering. This is one of the most crucial decisions you can make for your puppy or kitten. We’ll explain what spaying and neutering are, when they should be done, and most importantly, why they are so important.
When do I need to take my pet to the vet?➜
Great question, pet parent! We like to say that vet visits should parallel our visits to the doctors. So, the very basic answer is at least once a year for an annual check-up, plus any time your pet is showing symptoms of illness or pain. However, let’s take a deeper dive below.
Does my pet need to be vaccinated?➜
Great question, pet parent! The short answer: YES! Vaccinations for your pet protects them from all sorts of diseases and illnesses that can be life threatening, as well as dangerous for you. Vaccinations protect your pet from highly contagious and deadly diseases and improve your pet's overall quality of life! The widespread use of vaccinations has prevented death and disease in millions of animals, protecting themselves, as well as the environment around them. It is routine for every new pet to go through a series of vaccinations at a young age so they can live out a healthy, happy life.
A Friend Of Jack is coming to the neighborhood on April 16th from 11am - 1pm & bringing adoptable pups! Join us at Sploot Vets for breakfast, puppy snugs, & new friends.
EVENT: Sploot x Chill Out Dog Training: Puppy Clinic 101➜
Calling all puppy parents! Sploot & Chill Out Dog Training are partnering to offer an *exclusive* puppy clinic to teach both puppy & parent.
Pours & Pups coming to your local brewery!
The Ultimate Guide To Puppy Socialization➜
Sploot partnered up with Tanya Lim, CPDT-KA to bring a series about puppy socialization. Properly socializing your new pup is VITAL to your pups maturation, and we are here to give you some tips and tricks on how to do so!
The Ultimate New Puppy Parent Guide➜
Whether it was a spur of the moment rescue or a decision you have been making for months, the day is here and your new puppy just came home! So you may now be thinking… now what? We got you. We’ve outlined a checklist of our top 8 steps to ensure your new fur baby has everything they need, and you need.
The Dos & Don't Of Puppy Socialization➜
Socializing your puppy may seem simple, especially in Denver! Bring them to the nearest brewery or dog park, and socialize! Right? Well... not quite. Socializing your puppy properly ensures positive behavior & reactions from your pup for life, and if it is not done with intention, you may have a long road ahead of shyness, anxiety, and even aggression. Not to worry - we brought in the experts to help decode puppy socialization!
Top Questions Our Vets Get From Pet Parents➜
Our pets may just be our favorite things in life, but they also can be…well, confusing. Let’s be honest, they do some pretty weird stuff sometimes. We are here to solve some of those mysteries, and we went to nowhere else but the experts! Here are the 10 top questions we get at the clinic and our vet team’s answers.
9 Signs That Your Dog May Be In Pain➜
As much as we feel we know our furry babies, it’s often difficult for us to understand whether they are in pain. That said, there are several signs which can help us identify that our furry friend is in pain. Since dogs cannot speak or describe their symptoms, it’s important that you try to see if they display any sign of pain which can be as a result of injury or health issue that might require immediate veterinary treatment.
A few tips and tricks on how to make your dog's vet visit a positive one➜
A visit to the vet can be a scary experience for some pets. At Sploot, our mission is to make sure that the vet visit feels like a walk in the park. We teamed up with Tanya Lim, CPDT-KA, from Family Pupz, a professional dog trainer, to share some behavioral methods you could use before you take your dog to the vet clinic.
Your Pet’s Tooth Fairy called!➜
Your pet’s Tooth Fairy loves your pet as much as you do. Well, they may like their teeth just a little more…but the point is, they have a few concerns. Did you know that 80% of pups and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease by age 3? If untreated, this can contribute to cardiopulmonary diseases, and affect other organs like your dog’s heart, liver, and kidneys. Not to worry - we have laid out a few simple steps you could take to ensure your pup's well-being, beginning with their teefs!
New beginnings aren’t just for humans - they are for pets too!➜
As a pet parent, you’re busy trying to give your furry family members the best life possible. The New Year is a great time to pause and assess what can be improved upon, so that next year is even safer and healthier for your beloved pet!