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Practice Name

Alpine Animal Hospital

Primary Location
17776 Highway 82
Carbondale, CO 81623
Phone: (970) 510-5017
Fax: (970) 963-2372

Office Hours

DayHours
Monday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM12:00 PM
SundayClosed
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Puppy Preschool

at the Vet

The early weeks of life are a critical time for dogs to learn social skills. Noticeable signs of fear may not develop until early adulthood. Socializing in a veterinary hospital setting is ideal to acclimate a puppy to unfamiliar people, environment and stimuli. Our goal is to have your puppy become part of our family, to have future fear free visits, as well as ease their comfort with all kinds of people and dogs. 

Having a veterinarian follow your puppy’s growth can help ensure proper socialization and help catch behavioral problems early on.

Goals

  • Familiarize pet to hospital
  • Interaction with other puppies in a similar age group
  • Exposure to novel stimuli and noises in a calm and pleasant environment
  • Handling for nail trims, ear and eye exams
  • Contact with tools such as stethoscope, exam tables and weight scale

Requirements

  • Free for puppy wellness plan participants
  • $18 per class session
  • 3 to 5 puppies per class. 10-20 weeks of age.
  • Classes will be scheduled on Saturdays 1:30 – 3 pm
  • Animals must be free of any signs of clinical disease (e.g., diarrhea, nasal discharge, skin lesions).
  • Animals must have had a comprehensive physical examination and deworming before participation in the first class.
  • Animals must not have been exposed to other animals with infectious diseases, even if they are not currently showing signs of illness.
  • Puppies should have their first vaccination against distemper, parvovirus, and hepatitis at least 10 days before the first class.

New Patients Welcome

Learn about Fear Free Visits to the Vet and the Certified Fear Free Professionals at Alpine Animal Hospital.


New Patient Welcome

Refer a friend or family member to our clinic and receive a $25 credit to your account and your friend will receive a $25 credit as well.

Sign up using the form below or call (970) 510-5017 to make an appointment.

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Featured Services

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment Refer a friend or family member to our clinic and receive a $25 credit to your account and your friend will receive a $25 credit as well. Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Petsimonials

This is the best vet hospital I've ever experienced with multi-generational Maltese puppies. The best ! We are so grateful to have Alpine Vet Hospital in Carbondale, Co

 

Very impressed with the teamwork you all do and we're also fans of the Fear
Free mission. It's nice having care for our pets that is as knowledgeable
and reassuring as you all are. Keep up the good work!

   
Alpine Animal Hospital
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Office Hours

DayHours
Monday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM5:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM12:00 PM
SundayClosed
Day Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 8:00 AM Closed
5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 5:00 PM 12:00 PM

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