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Can You Use Your Pet Insurance at the Drug Store?


Have you ever gone to a “human” pharmacy to fill a pet prescription? READ MORE

Aug 08, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Brooklynites Reportedly Forgoing Vaccines for Their Pets


The controversial anti-vaccine movement has apparently now reached some pet owners in Brooklyn, too.   READ MORE

Aug 04, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Kitten Cruelly Tied to a Bush Is Now Recovering


In late July, workers at the Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, made a shocking and heartbreaking discovery: a kitten had been tied to a bush and presumably left for dead on their READ MORE

Aug 02, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Why Cats Don’t Get the Care They Need (and Deserve)


Every day at my practice, I see the result of what happens when people do not bring their cat to the veterinarian’s office on a regular basis. READ MORE

Jul 31, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Dogs and Toxic Algal Blooms: A Warning for Pet Parents


In the last several years, reports of dogs getting sick or dying after swimming in ponds, lakes, and streams have become more common.   READ MORE

Jul 31, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Amid Controversy, Michael Vick to Be Inducted to Hall of Fame


The mere mention of Michael Vick's name is bound to stir debate no matter what the situa READ MORE

Jul 27, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Dog Illegally Buried in Public Park: What Pet Parents Should Know


Losing a beloved animal is a harrowing and heartbreaking experience for any pet parent to endure. READ MORE

Jul 26, 2017 / 0 comments

 

New Research Reveals Evolution of Dog Breeds


On days when my patients go straight from Shih Tzu to Newfoundland to Whippet, I marvel that all of these dog breeds are the same species. READ MORE

Jul 21, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Cat Saved from Antifreeze Poisoning with Vodka


Cheers to this: Veterinarians from the RSPCA Ani READ MORE

Jul 21, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Golden Retriever Gives Birth to Extremely Rare 'Green' Puppy


A pet parent got the surprise of a lifetime when her Golden Retriever gave birth to a litter of nine puppies, one of which had a green tint to his fur.    READ MORE

Jul 20, 2017 / 0 comments

 

How to Tell If Dogs Are Feline Friendly


“Dogs and cats, living together...mass hysteria!” (Dr. Peter Venkman, Ghostbusters, 1984). READ MORE

Jul 17, 2017 / 0 comments

 

American Shelter Dog Initiative Gives Pet Adoption a New Name


What's in a name? Well, when it comes to certain dog breeds, a whole heck of a lot.   READ MORE

Jul 17, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Is Your Pet’s Food Safe?


Did you hear about the recent Clean Label Project study into pet foods? READ MORE

Jul 11, 2017 / 0 comments

 

3-Month-Old Kitten Sustains Major Injuries from Fireworks


Fourth of July celebrations may be enjoyable for humans, but these events can be terrifying and sometimes life-threatening for our animal friends.    READ MORE

Jul 10, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Left at Airport with Heartbreaking Note After Woman Flees Domestic Abuse


It's a gut-wrenching decision that pet parents should never have to make—ensuring the safety of a beloved dog or cat by giving him or her up. READ MORE

Jul 06, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Why a Robotic ‘Dog Nanny’ Might Not Be Worth the Risk


As a veterinarian, I have been blessed with the luxury of bringing my dog to work. READ MORE

Jun 30, 2017 / 0 comments

 

FDNY Rescues Dog Trapped in Five-Alarm Fire


On June 28, a five-alarm fire blazed through a Manhattan high-rise, creating a life-or-death rescue situation for the people and animals inside.    READ MORE

Jun 29, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Report Finds That 1 in 3 Household Pets are Overweight


Over the past decade, there's been a steady climb in the number of obese domestic cats and dogs, according to an eye-opening report released by Banfield Pet Hospital.  READ MORE

Jun 28, 2017 / 0 comments

 
 
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