Basic Care of Mice and Rats

Environmental, Nutritional, and Husbandry Recommendations for pet mice and rats

Dr. O'Brien

Mice and rates can make great pets. They are social, friendly towards human companions, and intelligent. Like dogs and cats, they have nutritional, environmental, and husbandry needs that must be met.

Canine Vaccinations

Canine Vaccinations; Core and Non-Core

Dr. O'Brien

We receive many questions about which vaccines are best for dogs. Vaccines are often customized for each individual to meet thier needs. Read the following information to find out what vaccines are best for your pup.

2020 Wellness Plans

Preventative Medicine

Dr. O'Brien

In order to keep your animals feeling their best, we have developed our Wellness Plans. These ensure comprehensive care and proper preventative medicine to help your pets stay healthy.

Veterinary CBD Products

The Importance of Getting CBD Products from a Reputable Source

Dr. O'Brien

When choosing CBD products for your pet, it is important to consider a few important things. Products should contain no THC (will cause toxicity), be full spectrum, and third party testing on the product should be conducted.

Avian Care

Environmental, Nutritional, and Husbandry Considerations for Pet Birds

Dr. O'Brien

Many species of birds are kept as household pets. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but many have similar needs that should be met in their day to day life. Owners should consider their environmental, husbandry and nutritional needs for the best possible welfare.

Benefits of In-Home Pet Care

Dr. O'Brien


At Colorado On-Site Veterinary Services, your animal's comfort and well-being is paramount to us. We bring compassionate care to your animal with detailed medical knowledge and state of the art equipment. Veterinary care is brought right to your door to offer comfort for your animal and convenience for you.

There are quite a few reasons why in-home veterinary care might be right for your animal:

Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Keeping Your Pets Safe

Dr. O'Brien
Heartworm disease is a preventable, but potentially fatal disease caused by parasitic worms. Heartworm infections are most commonly associated with dogs, but they can infect cats, ferrets, and other wild animals. Heartworm disease is transmitted through mosquitos that deposit larvae. These grow inside the circulatory system of animal and reside in the heart, lungs, and associated blood vessels.