Heather Newett, MPH, DVM

Heather Newett, MPH, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Educations & Trainings

B.S from Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA

MPH from University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health, Department of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

DVM from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science

Professional Memberships

AVMA

Dr. Heather Newett

Heather is a practicing small animal veterinarian in Denver, CO. In her free time she enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and traveling to new places. 

She specializes in Public Health--Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology and Small Animal General Practice.

Recent Articles

Dogo Argentino
Dogo Argentino
The Dogo Argentino was developed in the Republic of Argentina by a breeder named Dr. Antonio Nores Martinez. He focused on crossbreeding large, hardworking dogs to create an excellent partner for big-game hunting. As a giant breed, the Dogo Argentino’s weight ranges from 80-100 pounds and his height reaches up to 27 inches at the shoulder. This breed is muscular and was developed to be...
Rottweiler
Rottweiler
Rottweilers are a large dog breed with broad heads, strong jaws, and wide-set eyes. They are working dogs that have been a recognized breed in the United States since 1931. Purebred Rottweilers have a limited coat coloration that should be composed of a black base with mahogany, rust, or tan accents. Many Rottweilers appear to have a “bobtail,” which is rarely a natural occurrence. Most...
Nose Cancer in Dogs (Nasal Adenocarcinoma)
What is Nasal Adenocarcinoma in Dogs?Nasal adenocarcinoma is the most common type of nasal tumor (cancer) found in dogs. This type of tumor can occur anywhere in a dog’s nasal passage, including the sinus area. Nasal adenocarcinoma is typically aggressive in the nasal area, but it rarely metastasizes (spreads) to other areas of the body. If the cancer does spread, it usually spreads to nearby...
Pancreatic Cancer in Dogs (Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma)
What Is Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma in Dogs?The pancreas is located on the right side of a dog’s abdomen close to the end of the stomach and the beginning of the small intestine. The pancreas is responsible for producing hormones as well as digestive enzymes that help to break down food during the digestion process.  The second most common type of pancreatic cancer in dogs, after insulinomas, is...
Rabies in Cats
Rabies in Cats
What Is Rabies in Cats?Rabies is a viral disease that is nearly always fatal in affected animals, including cats. The good news is that you can prevent rabies in your cat with a simple vaccine. It’s always a good idea to ensure your cats are current on their vaccinations.   Rabies acts by attacking the central nervous system (CNS), spreading through the nervous system until it reaches the...
Rabies in Dogs
Rabies in Dogs
What Is Rabies in Dogs?Rabies is a viral disease that is fatal to almost all dogs who catch it. Fortunately, pet parents can help to prevent their dogs from becoming infected with the rabies virus with a canine rabies vaccine.  The rabies virus attacks the central nervous system (CNS), spreading through the nerves from the infection site to the brain. Infected animals experience paralysis that...