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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5 Common Garden Items that are Toxic to Pets

5 Common Garden Items that are Toxic to Pets

Now that our gardens are in full bloom, many of us will be heading outside to keep our yards into tip-top shape. Although the beauty of our gardens can seem harmless, there are many hidden toxins that could be harmful to your companion. And, the best way...

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Symptoms of Allergies in Your Pets

Symptoms of Allergies in Your Pets

Spring is in full swing now, and we're so excited about the warmer weather and sunnier days. However, with this season comes the dreaded allergies. Like us, our pets can also suffer from seasonal allergies. And there is nothing worse than watching them...

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Begin Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

Begin Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

At Downtown Animal Care Center, we want to help you treat your pets and - more than that - we want to help you prevent possible illnesses and diseases for your pet. Today, let's talk about the preventative care that can take place with our pet's teeth. One...

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Four Preventable Diseases

Four Preventable Diseases

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and we want to talk about this and other preventable diseases that you can prevent in your pet. Each prevention plan looks a little different, so if you have questions or need more information, ask us at your...

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A Healthy Pet Weight in Four Steps

A Healthy Pet Weight in Four Steps

While a “healthy weight” is something people understand, more than half of dogs and cats are overweight. If you aren't sure if your pet is one of these animals, reach out to Downtown Animal Care Center and set up an appointment. Overweight and obese pets...

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4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

For Poison Prevention Month, we wanted to talk about some common household items that you might not think twice about. Many pet owners know some of the common things that are poisonous for pets. Today, we want to share with you a few common, dangerous...

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How to Prevent Stress in Pets During the Holidays

How to Prevent Stress in Pets During the Holidays

The holidays are a stressful time, there is just so much to do! It is important to remember humans aren’t the only species who experience increased anxiety during the “most wonderful time of the year”—our pets often feel the pain of the holidays, too. Here...

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Thanksgiving and Pets

Thanksgiving and Pets

A large percentage of Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, and many also admit to sharing their Thanksgiving dinner with their four-legged family members. But a festive time for you could be a stressful or dangerous time for...

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