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Dog Ear Bleeding: Causes & Treatment

Dog Ear Bleeding: Causes & Treatment

Bleeding in your dog's ears can provoke concern for any pet owner, regardless of whether it stems from a minor irritation or a more serious condition. Our emergency veterinarians in New York are available to discuss the causes of bleeding ears in dogs, potential symptoms, and when it's crucial to seek veterinary care.

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Newborn Kittens: When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes?

Newborn Kittens: When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes?

Cats are one of the most common family pets, and many families choose to raise their new cat from when it is a kitten. Today, our New York vets will discuss caring for a newborn kitten and when you can expect them to open their eyes.

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How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

Puppies are wonderful, but actually raising a puppy is not without its challenges. Here are some tips on raising a puppy from our New York vets to help you get through the puppy stage.

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Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Congratulations on welcoming your new furry friend home! As a new pet parent, scheduling your kitten's first vet appointment and routine exams is important. Our vets in New York are here to offer some helpful tips on preparing for your kitten's first visit. We'll walk you through what to expect and answer any questions you may have.

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Providing routine vaccinations is the best way to protect your new pup. Our New York vets explain the importance of vaccinations and your pup's vaccine schedule.

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Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

A urinalysis test can help detect several conditions and diseases that your cat or dog may have. Regular urinalysis testing is important for pets. Our vets in  New York explain why.

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Ultrasound for Dogs and Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

Ultrasound for Dogs and Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

It can be a bit worrisome if your vet tells you your pet needs an ultrasound, so it's important for owners to understand what this entails. Here, our New York vets are here to put your mind at ease and tell you all about ultrasounds for pets.

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Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic tools help your vet understand what's going on inside your pet's body. Without them, it would be challenging to keep your dog or cat healthy. Our New York vets explain common diagnostic tests for dogs and cats.

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X-Ray for Dogs

X-Ray for Dogs

X-rays are an essential diagnostic tool for detecting dogs' bone and internal organ conditions. In this blog post, our New York veterinarians explain the procedure for taking X-rays for dogs and what you should expect.

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Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Like humans, cats can develop oral diseases. They require daily cleaning to maintain dental health and keep their teeth into their senior years. Our New York veterinarians are here to share everything an owner should know about cleaning their cat's teeth.

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