Celebrating National Pet Dental Health Month Over 85% of dogs and cats have some type of periodontal disease. In fact, this preventable disorder is the number one health problem diagnosed in small animals. Here is our simple, four step plan to greater health for your pets. 1. Annual Exam It begins with an annual oral […]
FOR SOME DOG PARENTS, A DOG’S WET NOSE IS ONE OF LIFE’S GREATEST JOYS. FOR OTHERS, IT’S JUST AN ICKY MYSTERY. You enter a room, and immediately your pooch is at your side rubbing his mucus-ridden schnoz in your face, sniffing away along with a little tongue lapping. You react by: Ah, how wonderful and […]
YOU CAN HELP YOUR PET IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: Seek veterinary treatment quickly. But there are steps you can take that may save your pet’s life until you can get to the vet. IF YOUR PET IS CHOKING: Your pet may be choking if they: have difficulty breathing paw excessively at their mouths make choking […]
We’re all familiar with “dog years,” but we tend to forget that our companion animals will be with us for a precious few of them. One way to maximize the good times and minimize the bad is to give your pet a weekly home physical exam. It’s quick, easy and oh so important. Your first […]
CONGRATULATIONS TO Dr. Bruce N. Hoskins on his recognition as one of Westchester’s Top Vets as voted by his colleagues and listed in Westchester Magazine for 2011, 2012 and 2013! Way to go Dr. Hoskins!!!
Fourth of July safety tips from our friends at the ASPCA: For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward Rover with scraps from the grill and bring him […]
Did you get a rabbit for Easter? Bunnies can be great pets but their purchase should be well thought out. If you did end up with an “Easter Bunny” be sure to bring it by for an overall health examination. We will also discuss the care and feeding of your new family member. There are […]