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At Urban Vet Care, we are entirely focused on the medical experience of our clients and patients. Now, more than ever, in light of the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, we are focused on the health and safety of all our clients, patients and employees, without compromising the quality of our veterinary services.


Medical Dog Program


Urban Vet Care is partnering with Children’s Hospital Colorado with a gift in support of the hospital’s medical dog program. We will be providing free care to the hospital’s 3 medical dogs (Ralph, Halo, and Galaxy) supporting animal-assisted therapy for the patients at Children’s Colorado as well as a financial donation to the program.

Medical Dog Program2020-02-14T23:26:09+00:00

Flying with Pets


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.

Flying with Pets2020-03-19T11:18:19+00:00

What is Pet Insurance?


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.

What is Pet Insurance?2019-03-12T18:45:34+00:00

Why is Everyone Concerned About Pet Food?


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.

Why is Everyone Concerned About Pet Food?2019-07-16T22:19:49+00:00

Urban Vet Care Charitable Fund


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.

Urban Vet Care Charitable Fund2019-10-10T23:49:34+00:00

What is Your Dog’s Resting Energy Requirements?


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.

What is Your Dog’s Resting Energy Requirements?2019-09-05T16:01:33+00:00