You are ready to bring a pet home to meet your brood - but what kind of animal should you get? There are some important factors to consider when adding a pet to the family. Our New York vets discuss types of pets and the rewards and challenges that each kind brings.
Pet Care Tips
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in New York. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our New York vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.
Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your New York vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our New York vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.
New Patients Welcome
Rivergate Veterinary Clinic is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of New York companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.