Top Easter Hazards for Your Pet

Top Easter Hazards for Your Pet

Easter has arrived! We at the Downtown Animal Care Center want help you keep your furry friends safe by sharing this list of five holiday hazards. Prevent a pet emergency by keeping your four-legged friends away from these: Easter grass — Although pretty, Easter grass...

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Facts About COVID-19 for Pet Owners

Facts About COVID-19 for Pet Owners

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact nearly every aspect of our lives, we understand that there may be questions and concerns over caring for your pets. We at the Downtown Animal Care Center want to share these three facts. #1: Rely on reputable sources for...

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Getting Ready for a Pet Sitter

Getting Ready for a Pet Sitter

Need to get away from the cold of Denver and go on a spring break getaway? If you're traveling without your pet, take these steps to help prepare your furry friend and your home for a pet sitter.  #1: Ensure your pet's ID tags and microchip info are up-to-date If...

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Why Socializing Your Puppy Matters

Why Socializing Your Puppy Matters

The Downtown Animal Care Center team would like to congratulate you on the addition of your furry family member! We want to share with you the importance of socializing your puppy and tips for you to do this well.  Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights,...

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Preparing Your Pet for Holiday Boarding

Preparing Your Pet for Holiday Boarding

As much as we love them, sometimes pets don't make the best traveling companions. If your holiday travel plans don't include your furry pal, make arrangements in advance so that she is cared for over while you're away. Here are five tips to help ensure a positive...

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10 Holiday Pet Dangers Lurking in Your Home

10 Holiday Pet Dangers Lurking in Your Home

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Denver! Lights are twinkling, tree lots have popped up, and suddenly, many people are in the mood to bake cookies. As you are decking the halls in your abode, keep in mind these 10 holiday pet dangers so that your...

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Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many of you are probably reserving a turkey or weighing in on the debate between canned versus homemade cranberry sauce. As you're finalizing menus and making preparations, keep in mind these 10 foods that are hazardous to pets. 1....

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Important Health Tips for Senior Cats

Important Health Tips for Senior Cats

Every animal deserves a loving forever home, and that includes older ones as well as younger ones. November is National Senior Pet Month. At around age seven, your pet is entering his or her senior years and often begins to develop diseases common to humans, such as...

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What You Need To Know About Leptospirosis

What You Need To Know About Leptospirosis

We have received multiple confirmed cases of leptospirosis cases in our area recently and want to help you prevent this disease. Here is what you need to know. Leptospirosis is a serious and potentially deadly bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals. It...

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Halloween and Your Pet

Halloween and Your Pet

Halloween is almost here! You may be considering including your furry friend in all of the ghoulish fun. We at the Downtown Animal Care Center want to share some tips on how to keep your pet safe and content. Consider the costumeSome pets feel comfortable wearing...

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