April 2018

Vol. 8, Issue 4     




Small Town Feel;

State of the Art Care

Full Circle V.E.T.  

 "Very Exciting Tidbits"

a newsletter with information important for pet owners   

Dear Pet Owner,

Hello.  I'm Rachel Mahoney, Office Manager here at Full Circle. Thank you for caring for your pet and reading our newsletter. We hope you will find valuable information that you can use for your pet and its needs.                                                                         


Mission Statement
At Full Circle Veterinary Care we are committed to the human/animal bond through client and community education on animal care and health. Our focus is on the prevention of disease as well as the art of healing. We want to support you in all stages of owning a pet from helping you choose a lifelong companion to saying good-bye to a lifelong friend. In this way, together, we will come... Full Circle.
Member Better Business Bureau, Johnstown-Milliken Chamber of Commerce, Johnstown Milliken News, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Weld County Veterinary Medical Association (WCVMA).    
In This Issue
April is National Heartworm Awareness Month
April 14 is the Johnstown Pet Vaccination Clinic
April 26 is National Help a Horse Day
Rabies Awareness
April Showers Bring May Flowers
Every Wednesday is Client Appreciation Day
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More Tidbits (Cats Hate Being Ignored by Their Humans, Information We Should Have for Your Pet, No Interest Payment Plans, Do You Know About Pet Insurance?)

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April is National Heartworm Awareness Month

Heartworms and internal parasites are a year-round concern.  Keep in mind that the bite from just one mosquito can infect your family dog or cat with heartworms, which can lead to potentially deadly heart and lung damage.   
Please call us soon at 970-587-5140 to schedule a heartworm test for your pet.

April 14 is the Johnstown Pet Vaccination Clinic

April 26 is National Help a Horse Day

Sponsored by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), National Help a Horse Day is dedicated to spreading awareness of the many abandoned, neglected and abused horses across the country.
For more information and to learns ways that you can help a horse, click HERE.  

Here's a picture from the past of Dr. Mahoney with her horse, Rock.

Rabies Awareness
Authorities are warning people not to touch or go near wild animals and to have your pets and livestock vaccinated.  Any mammal, including humans, can contract rabies and the risk increases when pets and domestic animals are not vaccinated.  One rabid skunk has been found in Greeley and one near Keensburg recently.  In addition, five skunks have tested positive for rabies in Larimer County.  Skunks seem to be the main culprit so far this year.

Basic Facts:
  • There are around 7,000 cases of animal rabies, mostly in wildlife species, reported in the U.S. every year.  These animals can expose humans or pets to rabies.
  • Wildlife in Colorado that have been infected with rabies include skunks, foxes, raccoons, bats, deer, mountain lions, and muskrats.
  • Cats are more likely to be infected with rabies than dogs.  This is probably because they are less likely to be vaccinated and may not be well supervised when outdoors. 
Rabies Prevention Starts With The Animal Owner  
All dogs, cats, ferrets, horses and livestock should be vaccinated against rabies.  Animals that have frequent contact with humans should be vaccinated.  Teach children never to handle unfamiliar animals, even if they appear friendly.
Observe wild animals from a distance.  Do not feed or handle them, even if they appear friendly.  If you see a wild animal acting strangely, report it to city or county animal control personnel.
Take Action Now
Make sure your pets and livestock are current on rabies vaccinations.  Any domestic pet exposed to rabies must be quarantined, potentially costing you thousands of dollars.  Unlike humans, there is no shot that can be given to pets AFTER rabies exposure to fight the disease.  If your pet has already had a rabies shot, then exposure requires only a booster shot.
Please do not hesitate to call us at 970-587-5140 to see if your pet is still current on its vaccinations or to schedule your appointment today.

The annual Johnstown Pet Vaccination Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, April 14.  Full Circle will be offering rabies and distemper vaccinations for only $10 each.  The Clinic will be at the Johnstown Public Works facility at 201 S 1st Place.

April Showers Bring May Flowers
Now that it's warmer out, it's time to show off your beautiful green lawn and flowers.  That green lawn may mean the fertilizer being used can be poisonous and potentially fatal to pets.  Dogs love to eat bones, and bone meal is often used as a fertilizer or supplement when planting bulbs.  If you use pet-safe products, keep your pet off the lawn for at least 24 hours, or dilute fertilizers with plenty of dirt or water, it may be safe around pets.  Cat lovers. remember that lilies can cause kidney failure if ingested by cats.

Every Wednesday is Client Appreciation Day at Full Circle

Special Clients deserve a Special Day for all of us to say "Thank You" for your business! Save on these services every Wednesday.
Office Visit            Discounted from $55 to $40.00
Technician Fee      Discounted to only $15.00
Call today for your appointment -- 970-587-5140

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More Tidbits .....
Cats Hate Being Ignored by Their Humans
Cats are not solitary animals and they need and enjoy companionship, both with other cats and with their favorite humans. 
Information We Should Have For Your Pet
Have you ever wondered what information you should have before you bring your pet into the veterinarian?  We have questions that can help your veterinarian provide the best care for your pet.  Please contact us to make sure your pet's information is up to date.  
No Interest Payment Plans are Available!
You might want to consider the convenience of a monthly payment plan.  There is a program called CareCredit that is similar to your credit card.  It is a convenient, low minimum monthly payment program to help you accept the best treatment recommendation for your pets.  No annual fees and No Interest Payment Plans are available.  Give us a call or stop by the clinic for more information. 
Do You Know About Pet Insurance? 
It's becoming more popular to have insurance for your pet. Give us a call or stop by the clinic for more information.
Please let us know if we can help you and your pet with our products and services.




Rachel Mahoney

Office Manager

Full Circle Veterinary Care

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