FDA Warns Pet Owners on the Dangers of Xylitol Ingestion in Dogs and Ferrets The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning consumers about the risks associated with the accidental consumption of xylitol by dogs and ferrets. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol approved for use in many common products, including sugar-free baked goods, candy, oral hygiene […]
Soft, latex toys can be shredded by a chewing pet. If the toy includes a squeaking mechanism, the squeaker can be easily swallowed or cause choking. You may want to remove the squeaker before your pet plays with it.
10/26 from 12-4pm Pets Alive Westchester HOWL-O-WEEN Event (at Pets Alive Westchester) The animals need you to help them get adopted and we need your help. For more information, go to: www.petsalivewest.org
By Chance the Dog While your heart may be in the right place, giving pets as gifts is not such a great idea. I know my furry friends are quite irresistible and can be happy additions to any family. Unfortunately, I’ve also seen how unhappy everyone can be if it’s decided they should be the […]
•Cats have lived outdoors for more than 10,000 years. •In the last decade, the number of local governments with official policies endorsing Trap-Neuter-Return has increased TENFOLD. •More than 70% of all cat…s who enter shelters are killed there, including virtually 100% of feral cats. •Feral cats can have the same lifespan as pet cats. •Last […]
Below is the DOG OF THE MONTH information from our friends at Pets Alive Westchester: Lady Jay is a very, very special Australian Cattle Dog mix. She was on the kill list at a local shelter and her time was up. The man assigned to take her life brought her into the kill room and […]
Dr. Gustavson recently joined our team and he brings a great deal of knowledge and energy to our hospital. We’ve interviewed him so that we all could learn more about him! • Where are you originally from? Westchester, NY • How long have you been at the Hospital? Since 7/31/13 • At what point in […]