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Saying Goodbye to my Sock Monster

By | June 17th, 2016|Blog|

Guest Blogger: Trishia Brinkman, ICU Nurse at Southern Colorado Veterinary Internal Medicine I know that while I may spend many a waking moment prioritizing and embracing this concept, the whole human-animal bond thing is not something everyone grasps. I mean, I am going to be talking about a dog here. However, I also know I have [...]

Jude is the Toughest Sheltie We Know!

By | January 28th, 2014|Success Stories|

We fell in love with Jude the first day we met him,  spending dedicated time with him when he was hospitalized for pancreatitis and pulmonary hypertension back in 2012. His sweet, intuitive personality commanded the affection of all the nurses and staff.   He went home feeling much better, but he must have been missing his nurses, [...]

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HBOT is coming!

By | January 16th, 2014|News, News for Veterinarians|

We are SO excited to announce that Southern Colorado Veterinary Internal Medicine is the 1st veterinary hospital in Southern Colorado to offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)!  Treatment will become available in mid-February at our state-of-the-art veterinary facility located in Colorado Springs, CO. Generally, hyperbaric oxygen therapy results in reduction in swelling, stimulation of new blood vessel formation into the [...]

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In-House Computed Tomography (CT)!

By | January 6th, 2014|News, News for Veterinarians|

We Have In-House Computed Tomography (CT)! Our In-House Computed Tomography (CT)   "For" came in this morning for a CT scan to search for the cause of his anorexia.  In this short Instagram clip,  you can see how the CT is able to scan his head and begin gathering images.   Take a look!

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Veterinary Specialty Center

By | June 11th, 2013|Hospital Gallery|

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Hospital Exterior

By | June 10th, 2013|Hospital Gallery|

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Samantha Was Saved by Urohydropulsion

By | March 15th, 2013|Success Stories|

Here’s Samantha,  a beautiful 9 year old American Eskimo who has trouble with bladder stones.  With special diet and careful monitoring for infections, we have been able to reduce the frequency of bladder stones for her, but like many dogs, we cannot fully eliminate the stone formation.  Samantha had to have bladder surgery in the past [...]

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Mill Dog Rescue Defies the Odds!

By | February 8th, 2013|Success Stories|

[custom_frame_left shadow="on"][/custom_frame_left] 7 year old Gabe had a horrific life before the Mill Dog Rescue saved him.    He began his recovery as a free dog and  was adopted by a wonderful woman who welcomed him with loving arms as their newest family member.   But soon after joining his new home, Gabe began vomiting. As [...]

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2 Years Later, Still Cancer Free!

By | December 18th, 2012|Success Stories|

 What has 3 legs, a big heart, and is cute as a button?  This little sweetness, named YUKI!  What sweet little Yuki lacks in size she makes up with the undeniable will to live and enjoy each day. After being diagnosed with cancer back in 2010, her family faced the decision of having her leg [...]

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Nothing Can Get Chester Down

By | October 30th, 2012|Success Stories|

[custom_frame_left shadow="on"][/custom_frame_left] This is Chester, one of the toughest labs we know. Two summers ago, Chester became paralyzed in his hind quarters after he developed a sudden herniation of an intervertebral disc, injuring his spinal cord. He was rushed to Animal Emergency Care Center where Dr. Scot Swainson(from Colorado Canine Orthopedics) performed an emergency back [...]

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