Grain-Free Dog Food and Heart Disease Recent reports of an increased incidence of a type of heart disease, called dilated cardiomyopathy, in dog breeds not typically predisposed to this disease have made their way to the FDA and also to many news outlets. Grain-Free Dog Food and Heart Disease A connection between the affected animals […]

Is a Dog’s Mouth Cleaner than a Human’s Mouth?  Apples, Oranges, Humans and Dogs: Comparing a dog’s mouth to a human’s mouth is “like comparing apples and oranges.” Although both dog and human mouths are full of microbes, and there is some overlap in the types of bacteria between species, there is also a host […]

Do the Fall Paw Safety Dance Beware of these Falling Dangers:  The crisp, cool air and beautiful foliage can make fall the most breathtaking of seasons. Not too hot – not too cold. But despite the pleasant perks fall ushers in, it also has its share of lurking dangers for our furry friends. Here are […]

Ossining has been connected to 2 TV shows that we can think of (and they are our veterinary staff’s favorites!) In seasons 1–3 of AMC‘s TV series Mad Men, Ossining is home to lead character Don Draper and his family. It remains the home of his ex-wife, Betty, and their children through much of season […]

OSSINING PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT You now can register online for access to the Ossining Parks and Recreation Department. Information on Department programs and activities is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! For details, go to: https://activenet005.active.com/ossiningrecreation/servlet/registrationmain.sdi?pubnav_index=1 Ossining Parks and Recreation Please contact their office from 9:00am – 4:00pm                 Ossining Parks […]

It’s important to get your pet microchipped; but it’s just as important to make sure that microchip contains the correct information in order for your four-legged friend to get home. That’s why the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) are teaming up to encourage pet owners to update their […]

Our Veterinary Hospital has been here for 40 years!  We’ve been reading about some of the area’s history and here are some thing sthat we learned about Ossining. Frederick Philipse bought the area which presently constitutes the Town of Ossining from the Sint Sinck Native Americans in 1685. The Sint Sinck are members of the Matinecock […]