When Your Pet Gets a Bee Sting

When Your Pet Gets a Bee Sting

Did your pet have a not-so-friendly encounter with a bee, wasp, or hornet? If your pet has been stung in the mouth or throat, been stung multiple times, or is having an allergic reaction, with such signs as significant facial swelling, trouble breathing, or collapse,...
Does Your Pet Have a Zoonotic Parasite?

Does Your Pet Have a Zoonotic Parasite?

When you’re playing with or cuddling with your pet, you may not consider that your furry friend could be passing on nasty parasites. Zoonotic parasites can be transmitted from pets to humans, and these pesky pests can pose more than a nuisance.  Some pets are...
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...
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...
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...
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,...