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  • Jul 19 2017

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    Get To Know Us – With Debra Michal, LVT

    The “Get To Know Us” series strikes again, this time with the always wonderful Debra Michal. Debra is essentially the technician “mom” of our staff, and ironically enough, she is…

  • Jul 04 2017

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    July 4th – We're Closed, But Here's A Story

    Hello, and welcome to “A Very Convoluted Way To Remind You To Be Careful With Your Pet On This Holiday”. Here is a short story to get us started. Its…

  • Jun 06 2017

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    One Flu Two Flu – UPDATE

    Dogs – they get the flu, just like me and you. The strains are not the same, the two now we will name – First there is the 3, followed by…

  • May 27 2017

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    Lyme Light

    click here for the basic run-down on Lyme Disease. But what about ME? This is something that I say to myself several times per day. Me, me, me. If you…

  • May 11 2017

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    MILLER'S ANATOMY – Episode 1

    All the fabulous drama of Grey’s Anatomy… in the VETERINARY WORLD. “MILLER’S ANATOMY”     Episode 1 FADE IN ON SEATTLE GRACE VETERINARY HOSPITAL Meredith is preparing for her first…

  • Apr 25 2017

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    The Heart(worm) Wants What It Wants

    "Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that...
  • Apr 11 2017

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    Low Down on Lepto

    Leptospirosis is a rare bacterial infection spread by infected rodent urine. The Health Department investigates about 15 cases of leptospirosis-infected dogs in New York City every year.  Someone stealing your Leptospirosis?…

  • Mar 29 2017

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    Lets Talk About Poop – Giardia Edition

    Because "Fecal Matter" just doesn't have the same ring to it. Today we’re going to get up close and personal with one of our favorite bodily secretions. (Can I get...
  • Mar 14 2017

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    Pet Insurance 101

    Pet Insurance got ya down? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Our technicians, assistants, veterinarians, and receptionists each field a multitude of insurance questions every day.  From careful listening, we have isolated…

  • Feb 28 2017

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    Dental Health Update

    February is Pet Dental Health Awareness Month and it’s the perfect time to learn about the importance of your pet’s oral care. Believe it or not, the American Veterinary Medical…