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COVID-19 by Dr. Ana Carbon

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can affect both animals and people. Most of these viruses tend to be species-specific and can cause various ailments ranging from respiratory illness to multi-systemic disease. Dogs and cats have their own...

Animal Care Center COVID-19 Protocol

· Animal Care Center is a “no-handshake” hospital until further notice. Social distancing techniques of a minimum of 6 feet should be adopted where possible. · The children’s toys have been removed from the lobby along with business cards, magazines, etc. The lobby is...

The Current Coronavirus and Our Pets

The Current Coronavirus and Our Pets

News of the Coronavirus reaching the United States raises questions about people and their pets. This is what we know so far. Covid-19 first emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. While there is a lot speculation on where it originated, at this point we simply...

Animal Care Center’s First Aid Kit

Animal Care Center’s First Aid Kit

You never know when an emergency will arise with you beloved pets. Being prepared in the face of an emergency is crucial, and having a good first aid kit in the car and/or at home can be of the utmost importance. The Animal Care Center of Castle Pines realizes this so...

Ten Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

Ten Foods You Should Never Feed Your Dog

Dogs love to eat people food, and occasionally we love sharing with them. While most foods are fine for dogs, some common grocery items can be extremely dangerous and even poisonous. Take caution before sharing with your pet—they might have an adverse reaction to...

Choosing Safe Dog Chew Toys for Your Pet

Choosing Safe Dog Chew Toys for Your Pet

We all love to spoil our pets by buying them new toys to play with. Toys keep dogs occupied while we’re away from home and—hopefully—distract them from chewing on our favorite shoes! Dogs have an innate urge to chew and love destroying toys by chewing on them, but...

The Effects of Catnip on Cats

The Effects of Catnip on Cats

Our sense of smell can be magical—like the scent of early spring lilacs; life-saving—like the smell of smoke; or just delicious—like bread baking in the oven. But we also often take our sense of smell for granted or become resentful of the stinky moments, like...

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