These Hooves Were Made for Walking: Cattle Hoof Care

Hoof maintenance is non-negotiable when it comes to caring for hooved animals, no matter the species. Because hooves are the literal foundation for livestock’s movement and productivity, having the perfect hooves is essential to your bottom line. Unfortunately, it is not a one-and-done solution to preventing hoof pain; hoof care must be practiced regularly. Whether […]

Cantering with Confidence: How to Keep Equine Hooves Healthy

As an equestrian, you know that without healthy hooves, you do not have a horse. Their hooves carry every single pound of muscle to run, jump, and literally everything else – making hoof care non-negotiable. Unfortunately for our time and our wallets, there is no one-and-done solution to preventing hoof pain; you have to regularly […]

The Great Rat Poison Debate: D’Con versus Bar Bait

How many times have you been worried that the measures you take to prevent pests will end up harming your pets and wanted animals? Maybe it’s never, but we really encourage you to take a look at what you have at the ready to kill those pesky rodents messing up your property. Just recently, Cloud […]

Deck the Halls, Just Not with Holly

The holiday season is ramping up, which means you’ll be showing your pet a little extra love! We strongly endorse cuddling with your kitty more, gifting new toys, trying new recipes, etc., as long as you make safety a priority. Unfortunately, there are quite a few opportunities for your animal to be injured, become sick, […]

Keeping Your Cat Feline Good

Have you ever wondered what mood your pet is in? Because animals cannot communicate with us using words, we often do not recognize that our pets tell us everything we need to know about their health, happiness, and needs – just in less words (or none). Today, Cloud Peak is going to inform you about […]

Pet Preparedness Month

What does it mean to have your pet prepared? You can never be too sure about what the future holds, and as much as we hope that everything will run smoothly, we know better. With that in mind, it’s best to prepare for the worst. There’s a bit that goes into this preparation, but it […]

Incontinence: Help Your Pup Gain Control of their Bladder

You work hard to feel and take care of your pets, and it can be really frustrating when you come home to a warm puddle of… yep, you guessed it: pee. As frustrating as it is for you as their owner, it can frustrate the animal to not have control of their bladder, only furthering […]

Don’t Let Pet Dander Get You Down!

What to Know About Allergies to Pets If you’re a parent, you’ve more than likely had pleading children explain how responsible they would become, if only you would get them a dog, a cat, or a different furry friend. Maybe you give in, and adopt a cat from a shelter. You take him home only […]

Doggone It! Treating and Preventing Dog Bites

April is Dog Bite Awareness Month, and Cloud Peak Veterinary Services would like to share some information about this topic.  Keep in mind that there are no untrainable dogs, as they are just reacting to their environment the only way they know how: aggression. We will come back to this concept later in the article, […]

<strong>Beware of Rodenticides’ Toxic Effects in Pets</strong>

If you have a rodent problem, your first thought is going to be to call up the exterminator and set up traps with rat poison to attack the problem head-on. But, do you have small animals in the house that will see these traps and think the poisonous surprise is for them? Before you take […]