Use biodegradable poop bags made out of organic  or recyclable material; your dog will be on his way to going green.   Old blankets and sheets may seem like junk, but if you donate them to your local shelter, they are warm beds and comfort for lonely pets.   Instead of driving to the dog […]

Tis the season for family, food, and festivities.  It’s also when furry family members can be injured by frolicking in the proverbial forbidden fruit.  To make things merrier, Croton Animal Hospital offers some tips on reducing the holiday stress on your pets. –Mistletoe and holly may look intriguing but they’re also toxic, as are amaryllis […]

The love and care you give your pet is returned in many ways, from a warm purr to courageous protection.  The foundation of our practice is enriching that bond, and providing the highest standards of medical care to help your pets live healthy, happy lives. In that spirit, we teach preventive techniques to pet owners […]

1. Because you’ll save a life. A shelter pet is more than one in a million – she’s one in 2.7 million. That’s the number of adoptable dogs and cats who are still euthanized each year in the United States, simply because too many pets come into shelters and too few people adopt.  This number […]

They may not be lions and tigers and bears, but these pesky little pests can  make a season of distress for both people and their pets. So read on, take action, and know that prevention is the best defense against the peskiest pests! WHEN ‘SQUITO BITES GO STRAIGHT TO THE HEART!  Yes, just one mosquito […]

We all know that the human-animal bond is a two-way street. The love and care you give your pet are returned in a variety of ways, from purring in your lap to protecting your family from strangers. Recent national and international studies now indicate even greater health benefits to pet owners, and we at Croton […]

We at Croton Animal Hospital recommend that a physical examination for all older pets be performed semiannually. In general, your pet is considered to be entering those “golden years” at age seven for dogs and age ten for cats. Many factors affect our pet’s life expectancy. While some of these factors are not in our […]

The American Kennel Club announced that the Labrador Retriever has taken the #1 spot for the 23rd consecutive year! And the Cat Fanciers’ Association has placed the Persian in the top spot for over 30 years! Jumping into pet parenthood can be a happy, exciting and rewarding experience for both pet and parent. However, you […]

CROTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL RECOGNIZED FOR VETERINARY EXCELLENCE FOR OVER 40 YEARS! Croton Animal Hospital has been an accredited animal hospital of American Animal Hospital Association since 1974. We  recently had our triennial evaluation and because of the great effort put forth by our team in preparation for that event, we passed with flying colors and […]