National Veterinary Technician Week!

National Veterinary Technician Week!

Today is the first day of National Veterinary Technician Week! Much like nurses in human health care, veterinary technicians can sometimes be undervalued and underappreciated. The unsung heroes of veterinary medicine, they play a vital role in the health...

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Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Fall Safety Tips For Your Pet

Summer has come to an end Fall is in full swing. Sweaters are out and the leaves are changing colors. While this is a wonderful time of year there are dangers to your pet you may not realize. Be Cautious of Rodenticides and Cold Weather Poisons The use of...

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Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

Ways to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Environment

Many animal health experts agree that cats are safest when kept indoors. But, without properly enriched indoor environments, cats become increasingly bored and are likely to gain unhealthy amounts of weight. In fact, an Association for Pet Obesity...

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Fleas – What Pet Owners Need to Know

Fleas – What Pet Owners Need to Know

What can lay up to 50 eggs daily, can jump at least one foot (which is equivalent to a person jumping about half a block), and can’t wait to make a meal out of your pet’s blood? The answer is a flea! Here are all the things you need to know about fleas and...

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Foods Your Feline Should Avoid

Foods Your Feline Should Avoid

Cats can be finicky eaters, so once they show interest in something, many pet owners will stick with it. There are a few foods, however, you should avoid feeding to your feline friend, and some might surprise you. Tuna A cat fed a steady diet of tuna...

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Apps for Pet Lovers

Apps for Pet Lovers

There to seems to be apps for everything these days! So, of course, we have a list of apps for pet owners! According to the most recent National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 68 percent of American...

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Do you smoke? Keep it far away from your pets!

Do you smoke? Keep it far away from your pets!

Just like humans, pets can inhale secondhand smoke. Pets that inhale smoke are at risk for more health problems and cell damage. Even walking into another room within your home can cause issues for your pets. According to Professor Clare Knottenbelt of the...

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How To Keep Your Pet Calm On July 4th In Denver

How To Keep Your Pet Calm On July 4th In Denver

There is absolutely nothing that compares to celebrating the 4th of July on a beautiful summer day in Denver! As much fun as this holiday is for us, it can cause a lot of stress and anxiety for our companions. Downtown Animal Care Center is here to help...

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Signs Your Pet Might Be Overheated

Signs Your Pet Might Be Overheated

How will you know if your pet is too hot? Signs your pet might be overheated A few signs of heatstroke in dogs include: Rapid panting Bright red tongue Red or pale gums Thick or sticky saliva Depression Weakness Dizziness Vomiting An overheated cat may...

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Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

There are so many wonderful reasons to adopt an aging pet. It takes some animals longer than others to find lifelong homes. The next time you are thinking about adding a furry friend to the family consider adopting a senior pet. Here are five reasons why!...

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