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  • Our Official COVID-19 Statement

Our Official COVID-19 Statement: 03/31/20

Dear Clients:Due to the recent State of New York mandate that all Day Care, Boarding, and Grooming services be curtailed, we have stopped these services at our location until further [...]

Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Some of these signs, such as weight loss and bad breath, may be indicative of cancer or they may signify other health problems. Regardless, they should always prompt a discussion with your [...]

Allergies in Dogs

Do you think your canine companion has an allergy? Find out what kind of allergies dogs can have and how you can treat them. What is an allergy? An allergy is a state of over-reactivity [...]

Top 3 Fruits To Feed Your Pet This Fall

Even though there have been numerous awareness campaigns and even scandals regarding pet food, most owners continue to purchase and feed unsafe commercial food to their loyal companions. Due [...]

  • Dog Nail Trimming

Dog Nail Trimming

It’s possible to trim nails without you or your pet being stressed out. The trick to getting them comfortable with the idea is to introduce things gradually, [...]

Does Your Dog Have Worms?

Regardless of how careful you are as a pet owner, intestinal parasites seem to be a very common problem in dogs. Whether it’s from eating an infected stool, uncooked [...]

  • Summer Heat Risks

Summer Heat Risks

Hot summer days with your pet can be a lot of fun, but our four legged friends can be put in some pretty unpleasant and even [...]

  • Cat Nail Trimming

Cat Nail Trimming

With a little time and patience, it’s possible to trim nails without you or your pet being stressed out. The trick to getting them comfortable with the [...]

Understanding Canine Distemper In Dogs

Canine distemper is a contagious viral disease that affects dogs. The disease is also known to affect some species of wildlife, including skunks, wolves, coyotes, ferrets, raccoons and foxes. The virus [...]

Vomiting In Cats Is Just Not Normal!

Most people may think that this is an odd topic to write, but the truth is cats vomit, and this happens regularly. And while there’s the common misconception that [...]

  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

When you leave or return to the house, try to keep things as low key as possible – If you make greetings and goodbyes a big [...]

  • Year Round Heartworm Prevention

Year-Round Heartworm Prevention

The American Heartworm Society recommends that you get your pet tested every 12 months for heartworms and give your pet heartworm preventive 12 months a year. [...]

Motion Sickness in Dogs

A car ride! A car ride! A car ride! For most dogs it’s the greatest thing since the cookie. But a dog can get motion sickness just like people do, which [...]

  • Cats Love Car Trips

Cats Love Car Trips

 Most cats HATE car trips to the vet. But with a few small changes, over time,  most cats can be trained to at least tolerate car [...]

Corneal Ulcers

The clear front covering of the eye, known as the cornea, is a delicate structure. As such, corneal ulcers can result from trauma to the eye or one of [...]

Dog Swimming Safety Tips

They didn't coin the term "doggy paddle" because canines stay on shore. Many dogs enjoy swimming as much as people do, and cool times in the local swimming spot are [...]

Wellness Testing

One of the trickiest things about being a good pet parent is knowing when your furry friend needs medical care. Sometimes it’s obvious, but other times [...]

Why Don’t Cats Come When Called?

It is relatively easy to train a dog to come to you when you call his name, but cats, as usual, are a different story. What is the difference? The evolutionary records show that dogs [...]

Declaw Surgery for Cats

Scratching is a natural cat behavior, but it can be destructive in a household. Declaw surgery generally involves the removal of all or a portion of the last bone in each [...]

  • Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

Bad breath is a symptom of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is when bacteria gets beneath the gums, destroying tissue surrounding the teeth. If left untreated, your pet [...]

Atopy – An Allergic Skin Reaction

You want your pet to look good and feel good. But if he’s suffering from atopy — an allergic skin reaction – neither is the case. The itching can make [...]

Feline Pneumonia: What you need to know

​​​​Is your cat coughing, wheezing and producing nasty-looking snot from her nose? It’s not a run-of-the-mill cold as we might think of it. Cats can be prone to respiratory [...]

Keeping Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

A roly-poly puppy or chubby kitten might look cute, but carrying extra fat can endanger your pet’s health. Here’s how to keep your pet’s weight in check. Why You Should Watch [...]

Microchipping Your Pet

If your pet becomes lost, being microchipped can be the difference between being reunited and a very unhappy ending. We strongly encourage every pet owner to [...]

  • What is Pet Insurance

What Is Pet Insurance

Pet insurance is increasingly popular with pet owners these days. But what is it exactly? Pet insurance is a safety net that ensures pets have access [...]

  • Arthritis and your Pet

Arthritis and Your Pet

Arthritis can affect your aging pet. Is your pet not enjoying life because of tiredness, stiff joints, or limping? Arthritis is a disease that affects normal [...]

Understanding Why Your Dog Barks

A dog can bark for many reasons — to defend his territory, signal a stranger, get attention, say hello, express discomfort or frustration, and more. Understanding why a dog [...]

How To Give Your Cat Liquid Medicine

Giving a cat his medicine is rarely easy, but knowing the proper procedure and what to expect can make the process more pleasant—for you and your cat. Find out more [...]

Keeping Your Pup In Good Shape

Regular exercise can have a tremendous impact on your pups overall well-being! Find out how we can help here! Daily walks, jogs, or play sessions can pay huge dividends [...]

Dog Days of Summer Ice Cream Social

Join us Saturday, August 26th for our Dog Days of Summer Ice Cream Social! Bring your beloved canine companion from 1:00PM to 3:00PM on Saturday, August 26th and enjoy FREE Ben [...]

Dog Vaccine Recommendations

“What vaccines should my dog get?” This is a question veterinarian’s hear on a fairly regular basis. Find out how we can help! Because of advances in science and [...]

Aggression In Dogs

Dogs can become aggressive and bark, growl, lunge at, and even attack other pets and people for all kinds of reasons — dominance, fear, defense of territory, pain, frustration, overly enthusiastic [...]