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Acupuncture for pets is on the rise!

Acupuncture has many benefits including enhancing blood circulation, nervous system stimulation, the release of anti-inflammatory/ pain relieving hormones. It used mainly for functional problems such as those inflammation, paralysis, or pain. For domestic animals, acupuncture has been used for treating arthritis, hip dysplasia, feline asthma, diarrhea, and more. Contact us today if you would like to schedule an acupuncture appointment

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“Sponsor a Spay” Valentine’s Day Fundraiser!

Amici Cannis Animal Hospital & Foundation invites you to our “Sponsor a Spay” Valentine’s Day Fundraiser! On Wednesday, February 14 from 2-5pm we will be offering complimentary Sangria and Sweets, we will have t-shirts and calendars for sale, as well as tours of the animal hospital. We hope that you will open your hearts and “Sponsor a Spay” to help

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Don’t turn your nose to Fido’s or Fluffy’s bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but its internal organs as well. At ACAH we provide full service dental cleaning using Anesthesia. (If you have ever thought about having your pets teeth cleaned without Anesthesia you

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“Change a Pet’s Life Day”

One simple act of kindness can make a difference in a pet’s life. “Change a Pet’s Life Day” was created for recognition of homeless pets in need of forever, loving homes. Whether you choose to adopt a new friend, sponsor a dog, or make a donation to your local Animal Hospital and Foundation your generosity will go a long way

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Specialty services at ACAH

Did you know that at ACAH we have In-House Laboratory Services? We can provide results with rapid turnaround times, and be able to assess your pet’s health and well being allowing us to make fast decisions when your pet is ill. We can also perform in-house ultrasound (echos) for the abdomen, chest and heart. This allows us to gather information

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Are you planning on travelling with your Pet?

Amici Cannis Animal Hospital can provide all the information and documents that you will require to travel with your pet. Dr. Marcela, who speaks English, will guide you through the process to travel with your animal to the USA or Canada?  For a fee, we can also arrange transportation and assistance for the Agrocalidad export process at the Quito Airport,

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Goodbye 2018

2018 at Amici Cannis Animal Hospital has been a wonderful year! Here are some interesting statistics that we accomplished: 441 Dogs & Cats Neutered 1083 Dogs & Cats Spayed 153 Special Procedures done 1687 Patients through the doors 1427 sterilizations done for free or low cost $36400 of discounts and/or free service was provided On behalf of the Board of

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Mobile Response Unit

Amici Cannis Animal Hospital is so appreciative and lucky to have our very own Mobile Response Unit. You’ve probably seen Brian Sullivan riding around in his MRU (Mobile Response Unit) looking for injured dogs, or dogs that need to be sterilized. He is on-call to the clinic and attends when they receive a dog call that needs addressing. Thank you

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Visiting Veterinarians

Amici Cannis Animal Hospital is very excited to have recently hosted a group of 35 veterinarians, technicians & volunteers from the US. In conjunction with the Municipality, we held a large spay & neuter campaign for 3 communities near Cotacachi. We sterilized 160 dogs and cats! To see pictures of this awesome project check out our facebook page! Also… we

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Amici Cannis Animal Hospital is asking for your help this GIVING TUESDAY, November 27th! Through our Spay and Neuter Work, Street Dog Care and Adoptions we are improving the lives for countless animals in and around Cotacachi. Since 2016 we have spayed, neutered and provided care for over 1,500 dogs and cats… but there are so many more in need

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Amici Cannis Animal Hospital is open 6 days a week!

We offer all the following services that your pet may need: Spay/ Neuter Wellness Care Vaccinations Routine Preventatives Dentistry Orthopedic Soft Tissue Surgeries (elective or emergency) We also have Gas Anesthesia, Digital Radiographs, Ultrasound, In House Laboratory equipment and more! Contact us today for more information or to book an appointment for your pet. All the income from these services go

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Amici Cannis Foundation

Amici Cannis Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable foundation, that allows generous individuals to make tax deductible contributions, in the USA, that benefit the street dog program of Cotacachi.


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