Indian Tree Animal Hospital

Educational Resources & Health Links

We are pleased to provide the following links to websites and educational resources that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see on this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!

Educational Resources for Pet Owners

Over the years, Indian Tree's veterinarians have authored a series of helpful educational handouts for pet owners pertaining to various health issues our veterinarians frequently observe in clients’ pets. While this literature in no way should replace a visit to your vet, many pet owners have found them to helpful resources from time to time.

PoSITivity Dog Training

Indian Tree Animal Hospital has a trainer from PoSITivity Dog Training who performs puppy and socialization classes. Please call our hospital at 303-420-4422 for more information.

AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Includes:

  • S.T.A.R Puppy is for dogs starting as early as 8 weeks
  • Organized training that provides the opportunity to socialize with other dogs and people.
  • We will answer all of your puppy raising questions including mouthing, potty training, jumping up, and chewing.
  • Behaviors include watch me, walking on a loose leash, come when called, and more will be worked on throughout the 6-week course.
  • S.T.A.R. Puppy test given at the end of the course.

Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) Class Includes:

  • Greets a friendly stranger, sits politely for petting, welcomes being handled, walks on a loose leash, moves politely through a crowd and around other dogs, sits, lies down, and stays in place on command, comes when called, reacts with confidence to distractions, can be left with a trusted person.
  • CGC certification is a prerequisite for therapy dog certifications.

Feliway Diffusers
Feliway and Adaptil diffusers are designed to treat behavioral disorders in your companion animals by acting as behavioral medicines in the form of synthetic pheromones. This website contains useful information if your pet is engaging in unwanted behaviors.

Pet Insurance
Your four-legged family member may experience unforeseen illness or injury. Pet health insurance is an effective option to provide protection for your cats and dogs while helping with unexpected veterinary expenses.

Leptospirosis is a growing concern for canines, particularly in cities and suburbs, which is characterized by a potentially fatal bacterial disease. This website outlines valuable information as well as preventative measures such as vaccinations and antibiotics.

Vaccines are effective in preventing illness and disease, therefore saving lives. This website contains essential information about how to keep your companion happy and healthy through proper vaccinations.

Cat Information
This resource works in collaboration with the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners to provide valuable healthcare information to keep your feline friend happy and healthy- from general information and common illnesses to clinical resources and health and wellness recommendations.

Canine Heart Health
Canine heart disease is a serious and life-threatening condition, however, early diagnosis and treatment can greatly increase your dog’s longevity and quality of life.

Feline Diabetes
A growing number of felines are acquiring diabetes. Thankfully, feline diabetes is entirely manageable and does not equate to a death sentence if treated immediately. This website outlines useful information regarding feline diabetes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment options.

Poison Control
The ASPCA provides beneficial information about poison control and how to react if your companion ingests a substance that may be toxic. For your convenience, this resource is available for poison-related emergencies 24 hours day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is easily contacted by (888) 426-4435.

Disease Control
Companion Animal Parasite Council, also referred to as CAPC, benefits pet owners by providing advantageous information and recommendations on disease control and prevention based on factors such as location and type of parasite.

Tularemia in Dogs
PetMD provides important information on Tularemia, a bacterial disease occasionally seen in dogs. Another name that is commonly used for this disease is Rabbit Fever.

Join the Indian Tree Animal Hospital Family Today!

Located in the Highlands neighborhood of Arvada, directly Northwest of Denver. We are right off of Wadsworth Blvd and W 80th Ave near the Indian Tree Golf Club and Shopping Mall.

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