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Caring for Aging Pets

It’s hard to watch how quickly our pets turn from a cute little puppy or kitten into what we in the profession qualify as “senior”.  For our feline patient’s senior encompasses anything 7+ years, and for canines 5+ years (there is more wiggle room for canines due to...

Why is a Wellness Exam so Important?

Wellness is defined by Oxford Language as “ the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal”. Wellness is the core of what we do at Altitude Veterinary Hospital. We want to help you actively pursue a state of good health for your pets. This...

Tips for Road Trip Travel with your Pets

Some of us are settling in for the season but others are still actively making travel plans this year!  For those snow birds or adventurous spirits traveling year round with your pets, it will help you to know that there are very serious life threatening diseases near...

It’s Finally Spring….

…although Wyoming always seems to be confused with that concept! The arrival of spring means parasites are on the rise for dogs as well as cats! There are two different types of parasites to consider when we think of preventative measures: internal and external...

Feeding Our Insectivorous Pets

An important aspect of caring for our pets is providing them with a high-quality diet. Feeding a high-quality diet is going to improve the health of our animals and decrease the likelihood of disease. If we feed a poor diet, we can expect poor health. An insectivore...

Year Round Dental Health

If there was something you could do to increase the happy life of your pet by two to four years you would want to know about it! And I mean two to four calendar years not “dog” or “cat” years. That is why our national veterinary colleagues have...

Dangers for Pets Around the Holidays

It’s that time of the year and no one could be happier! The holidays are just around the corner and with everything we have been through this year it’s about time for some cheer. Although December is usually a wonderful time for everyone sometimes it can take a toll...

Our Standards of Care

Today pets are truly part of the family. As such, at Altitude Veterinary Hospital we strive to provide the very best care for them. This is driven by our clients who want to know diagnoses, prognoses, and not simply try medications. We accomplish this by having set...