Hookworms cause gastrointestinal upset in otherwise healthy adult dogs but can be fatal for puppies. Today, our New York vets share facts about hookworms in dogs and how these problematic parasites can be treated or prevented.
Pet Care Tips
Wondering whether getting your cat vaccinated against rabies is worth the hassle? The fact is that in most US states pets must be kept up-to-date on their rabies shots, but equally important is the fact that one day that vaccine could save your pet's life. Our New York vets explain.
All veterinary procedures come with some level of risk, even pet vaccinations. Most of the time the benefits of giving your cat or dog vaccinations are worth the very small risk. In this post, our New York vets discuss the possible side effects of vaccines and what you should do if your pet experiences one.
Whipworm is very common in dogs but most pet parents don't know what to look for. Our Rivergate Veterinary Clinic vets will explain what whipworm is, its symptoms, treatment, and what can be done to prevent it.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that gradually becomes more severe. While no cure has been discovered for this painful condition, your New York vet may be able to successfully manage symptoms to help your dog enjoy a good quality of life as they continue to age.
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