Croton Animal Hospital offers a progressive new approach to veterinary care.  Our Wellness Plan embraces a focus on preventative medicine based on the specific life stage of your pet. Each patient is assessed individually based on factors such as species, breed, age, and environmental challenges. Next, we offer recommendations for: prevention nutrition diagnostic work-ups appropriate […]

You know how it is. You have a million questions about your pet before you get to the veterinary clinic, but when asked, your mind goes blank. Veterinarians rely on you to be your pet’s voice, so that you can share information about how your pet is behaving – including eating, drinking, sleep, urinating and/or […]

Showering your dogs with love by means of big meals and lots of tasty treats is sweet, but misguided.  In dogs, as with you humans, overeating and extra weight can lead to serious health problems. Obesity develops when energy intake exceeds energy requirements.  This excess energy is then stored as fat.  The majority of obesity […]

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 […]

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 control, […]

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 […]