Urban Vet Care has created a charitable fund to offer financial support to clients who need assistance to provide life-saving care for their pets. All too often, even the best pet owners can find themselves financially unprepared to do what is needed to save their pet, and facing a heart-wrenching decision if they can’t afford treatment.
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The influx of new types of pet diets has increased the options owners have when choosing the right food for their dog or cat. With this increase in selection comes an increase in uncertainty. UVC recommends brands that have had extensive scientific studies conducted regarding the quality and safety of their ingredients.
There are multiple pet insurance providers operating in the U.S., and many of them offer a variety of insurance plans. However, the pet health insurance process is more or less the same for each provider. The coverage included in plans can range from basic accident and illness coverage to complete nose-to-tail protection.
In recent months, flying with pets (even domestically) has gotten more complicated. Many airlines now require specific documentation before a pet or emotional support animal will be permitted onboard. Urban Vet Care has generated a list of tips and information specifically for owners preparing to travel with their four-legged family members.
Proper nutrition is important to keep your dog healthy and performing at his or her best. How many calories per day does your dog need? Just enter your dog's weight (in lbs) to find out how many calories per day your dog needs, at rest, to maintain its body weight, to lose weight, or to gain weight.
During her college years, she traveled to South Africa to do conservation work with wildlife and provide veterinary care to pets in the townships.
After graduating from Michigan State University with a BA in interior design, she moved to Denver and worked in design for 5 years before returning to her interest in veterinary medicine.
Being from the south and loving the beach, Dr. Purdy never saw herself living in a place where it snows. However, after visiting Denver, she fell in love with the city and the mountains.
Dr. Ungar has worked as a small animal veterinarian around Denver since 2003 and completed training in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Acupuncture at the Chi Institute in Florida.