Newsletter Archives: 2015-December



December is Senior Pet Wellness Month!

Graceful Journeys is now able to submit comprehensive blood panels and other diagnostics! Dr. Candy’s holistic approach to pet wellness includes general immune system support and proactive prevention. As your dog or cat ages their medical needs may change. A comprehensive wellness examination and early detection lab work can help to detect abnormalities their liver, kidneys, thyroid and more. Detecting a problem with your pet’s health at the earliest possible stage could be essential in ensuring your beloved pet has the longest, healthiest life possible.

We have a new addition to the Graceful Journeys’ Family!!

Please meet Lindsie Parks. Lindsie is originally from Oklahoma but has always loved Colorado. Her veterinary career began with the position of clinic receptionist and kennel assistant in 2004. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. Her love of pets and commitment to animal health and welfare has lead Lindsie to work at clinics for over 11 years and ultimately organize a compassionate animal rescue group. Lindsie brings invaluable skills, knowledge and experience in fields of animal behavior, training, bio-security, parasitology, laboratory diagnostics and hospice care. Lindsie performs as an assistant for Dr. Candy Akers. In her free time she enjoys hiking, painting and volunteering for animal rescue organization efforts. We are so happy to have her as part of the team and you will too once you get the pleasure of working with her in the future.

Winter is Here!

If your dog or cat suffers from arthritis you may notice an increase in pain and discomfort during the winter months. Weakness when standing, stiffness, hesitation on stairs, difficulty getting up and/or jumping are all signs that your pet’s arthritis might be flaring up this winter. Graceful Journeys offers an assortment of holistic treatment options. To set up a consultation with Dr. Candy to have your pet’s arthritis pain evaluated give us a call or schedule online!