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Happy National Pet Week

Happy National Pet Week

Happy National Pet Week!  Here in the veterinary world, pets are our lives!  We do what we do because we love our pets (and yours)!  What is it about pets that make our worlds go round?!  There is something special in this thing we call the human-animal...

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Dog and Cat Parasites in the Roaring Fork Valley

Dog and Cat Parasites in the Roaring Fork Valley

With spring finally becoming a reality, it is time to about ticks and other parasites that become more prevalent as the weather begins to warm. As a general rule, we are very fortunate in this valley to have less parasite problems than most of the rest of...

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Healthy Teeth, Happy Horse

Healthy Teeth, Happy Horse

As the field of veterinary medicine has evolved, the importance of high quality dental care has become increasingly apparent.  The mouth serves a vital role as the entry point for nutrition, the foundation of health.  In fact, oral health is important...

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We Do House Calls

We Do House Calls

by Melissa Gisleson, DVM Do you dread taking your dog or cat to the vet? Many people do! The experience can be exhausting for both you and your critter! Here, at Alpine Animal Hospital, we have many options to help provide the best medical care with low...

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Coughing Dog – Not Just Kennel Cough

Coughing Dog – Not Just Kennel Cough

Our valley is blessed with a large and well-cared-for dog population. Dogs join us in everyday activities from hiking and going out for dinner to accompanying us at work. As you can imagine, there are many scenarios for dog-to-dog interactions, as well as...

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National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

By Melissa Gisleson, DVM Has it been a while? Maybe it’s time for a visit! Many times our feline friends’ medical care can fall by the wayside due to the additional work and effort it takes to bring them in for veterinary care. Often, kitties hide or...

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Laminitis

Laminitis

by Dr. Alicia NolfiLaminitis is caused by many things. Any condition involving generalized infection or inflammation can cause laminitis. Pneumonia, colitis, placentitis and endometritis are some examples. Elevated simple sugar intake either over time on...

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Health of the Equine Foot

Health of the Equine Foot

By Dr. Alicia NolfiWhat comes to mind when you think about an X-ray? Most people visualize white bones on a black background. While it's true that X-rays allow us to visualize bone health and conformation in the horse's foot, there is more insightful...

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Start Early When Socializing Your Puppy

Start Early When Socializing Your Puppy

By Reese Odenwelder, DVM Getting a new puppy is a very exciting time! There is so much fresh love and happiness with adding a new furry friend to the family. Certainly we want what is best for our new pet and during this novel period we often focus on the...

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Serving the pets of the Roaring Fork Valley since 1970.

At Alpine Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Contact Info

Phone: 970-963-2371
Fax: 970-963-2372
Email: customerservice@alpinevet.com

Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: Closed

Location

17776 Highway 82
Carbondale, CO 81623
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