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Centennial Animal Hospital is Proud to be a Veterinarian Clinic in Colorado Springs
At Centennial Animal Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO, we’re proud to provide a number of valuable services to the pets of our community. If you’re looking for a veterinary hospital in Colorado Springs where your pet can get quality veterinary care, contact Centennial Animal Hospital. Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability.
We Treat Birds, Cats, Dogs, Pocket Pets, and Rabbits
Acupuncture: You may not be aware of this, but acupuncture works just as well on pets as it does on people. We perform acupuncture to provide your pet with natural pain relief.
Boarding: We offer full service medical boarding for your pets. When you have to go away, it’s comforting to know your pet is in good hands. We provide your pet with comfortable accommodations including blankets and bedding. All guests are fed premium quality food. You can rest assured that the correct medications are given at the appropriate time. You are welcome to bring any bedding, toys, treats and food to help keep your pet as comfortable as possible.
Declawing: is the surgical removal of the cat’s claws the ungula crest, which contains the cells that produce the claws. This involves amputating the last bone, or third phalanx, of the cat’s toes. All declaws are performed with a laser to reduce the bleeding and minimize pain and swelling by sealing blood vessels and nerve endings. In addition, all declaw patients receive Onsior an anti-inflammatory and pain medicine, Buprenorphine for systemic pain control, as well as a local nerve block to keep the area numb.
Dentistry: Pets need dentistry services just as much if not more than people. We offer full service dentistry, with ultrasonic scaling of the teeth, deep cleaning along the gum line, polishing and then treatment with fluoride. Digital Radiographs can be taken of the whole mouth or abnormal areas, in most cases treatment can be performed at the time of the cleaning.
Any pet undergoing anesthesia is monitored by an experienced veterinary technician. These technicians are trained in veterinary anesthesia as well as other diagnostic, surgery and dentistry-related skills. They remain with the patient during pre-op, surgery and recovery, monitoring vital signs and anesthesia plane, and administering any needed medications. Every surgical patient has a multi-modal pain control protocol tailored for their needs.
Digital Radiographs: To provide you with the highest-quality veterinary care for your pet, Centennial Animal Hospital has invested in a state-of-the-art digital X-ray machine and digital dental X-ray machine as well. The investment in digital X-ray technology reflects our commitment to offer you and your pet the best, most comprehensive healthcare available.
End of Life Planning: Your pet’s final days are certain to be difficult, emotional and full of hard choices. Our understanding and experienced veterinary team is committed to making this time in your pet’s life as comforting as possible for your pet and you. As the time approaches, our clients are more than welcome to discuss their wishes with us to help lessen this emotional burden. We work with Homeward Bound to offer body care services for your loved one after they have passed.
Emergencies: are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us immediately we can help while you make your way to our clinic. We have a Veterinarian and staff on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any emergency or urgent care your pet has.
Grooming: We offer full service dog and cat grooming services. Properly groomed pets not only look and smell better but regular grooming can help keep your pet healthy and happy. Please visit the grooming portion of the website to learn more about grooming options available and photos.
Microchipping: We offer Microfindr to all our clients. Microchips are designed to help identify lost pets and reunite them with their owners. One in three pets are lost during its lifetime, and only one in ten are ever found. By microchipping you can help ensure a pet’s safe return in the event that the pet is lost or separated from its owner. It also acts as a permanent identifier for your pet and is required for any international travel with your pet.
Pharmacy: Our In-House pharmacy ensures that you have convenient and timely access to competitively priced medications. You pet receives the right medication, at the right dose, and in the right form as quickly as possible. We will provide detailed instructions on the medication’s use, discuss any side effects or interactions. You can feel confident that all medications we dispense were obtained from safe, reliable sources and stored under the right conditions.
Prescription diets: There are many conditions an animal can be diagnosed with, which require a prescription diet. These can include but are not limited to: Food allergies, Diabetes, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Kidney & Liver Disease, Lower Urinary Tract Disease and Obesity. We carry a wide variety of these prescription diets from Royal Canin, Purina, and Hill’s. If we do not carry or happen to be out of stock of a prescription diet, we are happy to special order it in for you with a few days’ notice.
Puppy & Kitten Care: Puppies & Kittens need a series of vaccinations starting between 6-8 weeks of age. Vaccinations done prior to 6 weeks of age do not take effect due to the antibiotics still circling from mother’s milk. After the initial vaccination at 6-8 weeks of age, your pet should receive additional boosters every 3-4weeks until the completion of the series. Rabies vaccines will be given after 16 weeks of age. Your new puppy or kitten is not fully protected until the vaccination series is completed.
Spaying & Neutering: Spaying and neutering help control the pet population and prevents unwanted pet pregnancies. At Centennial Animal Hospital we encourage pet owners to spay and neuter those pets that they don’t intent to breed.
Surgery: We understand the decision to allow your beloved companion to undergo surgery is never easy. We are experienced in small animal surgery, including both routine procedures such as spays, neuters, declaws, dentals and growth removals, as well as more extensive soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. Our surgical suite is equipped with Isofluorane anesthesia, pulse oximetry, EKG, blood pressure monitoring, a water circulating heating unit, electrocautery and a CO2 laser.
Any pet undergoing anesthesia are monitored by an experienced veterinary technician. These technicians are trained in veterinary anesthesia as well as other diagnostic, surgery and dentistry-related skills. They remain with the patient during pre-op, surgery and recovery, monitoring vital signs and anesthesia plane, and administering any needed medications. Every surgical patient has a multi-modal pain control protocol tailored for their needs.
Surgical Laser: Surgical laser have become a very important part of veterinary medicine. We are proud to be one of the few veterinary hospitals in the area to provide the many advantages of laser technology to our patients. Now your pet can benefit from the same properties of laser surgery that human patients have experienced for over 20 years: less pain, swelling and discomfort after surgery, and the ability to resume normal activities sooner.
Vaccinations: Help protect pets from common illnesses and deadly disease. Our vaccination protocol is tailored to the specific needs of each individual pet, please note the puppy/kitten protocol listed above. All adult dogs and cats are required to keep current on Rabies vaccination. Core vaccines for dogs are the Distemper-Adenovirus-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus for our feline companions Rhinotracheitis-Calici-Panleukopenia. We also carry and may recommend for our more adventurous canine companions, Leptospirois, Bordetella, Rattlesnake, Influenza H3N2 and H3N8 vaccines. For our outdoor feline companions, we recommend the Leukemia vaccine. When setting a vaccination protocol for our companions we take many risk factors into consideration and work with the client to provide the best possible option for each pet.
Wellness Examinations: One of our most beneficial service we offer is a thorough comprehensive wellness exam. This examination is performed by one of our experienced veterinarians. We recommend one annual examination per year for our adult companions. For our Senior or compromised companions, we recommend every 6 months to stay on top of any changes. These examinations are essential for your companion, and will enable us to diagnose health problems early, making treatment more effective, less involved and ultimately less costly for you.
Take Your Pet to a Veterinarian You Can Trust
At Centennial Animal Hospital, we treat pets young and old. Whether your pet needs a wellness checkup, dental exam or a surgical procedure, call us today at (719) 569-4488 to make an appointment for your pet. Our expert staff will be happy to give your pet the care he or she needs.