Benefits of Microchipping Your Furry Friend

By Autumn L., FPVC Technician 

Microchipping has become a routine part of pet care. Since microchipping began, it has allowed the safe return of thousands of pets that have become lost.  Not much larger than a grain of rice, each tiny chip contains unique information, ensuring that when a pet is found, it can be scanned, identified and reunited with its owner in less time.

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Raw Food Diets by Richelle

As pet owners, we often invest a lot of effort into doing what’s best for our “fur babies’’. With all of the options in the market today it can be very confusing to try and establish a safe and balanced diet for your pets. The human market is rampant with nutritional discrepancies; why would the pet nutrition market be any different? One of the biggest fallacies propagated is the RAW food diet. Continue reading “Raw Food Diets by Richelle”

Mobie Learns About Rehabilitation

By Trudee D., RVT

I recently had the pleasure of traveling with Dr. Jen and Mobie to Fort Collins, Colorado. There, I was welcomed by the experts at Fort Collins Veterinary Emergency and Rehabilitation Center (FCVER) to observe and assist with pain management and rehabilitation cases.  I have dabbled in rehab, but I was able to learn so much more from the talented crew at FCVER.  I cannot wait to institute some of their modalities to help Family Pet Veterinary Center become a leader in companion pet pain management and rehabilitation!
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Mobie helps teach Medical Acupuncture



Medical acupuncture, or the scientific basis of acupuncture, is taught in Fort Collins, Colorado and is a joint effort between Colorado State University’s Integrative Medicine department, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, One Health SIM (previously Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians (MAV)), and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). Continue reading “Mobie helps teach Medical Acupuncture”