Better to Know or Not to Know

At my 10-year-old dog’s last routine physical examination, her veterinarian, Dr. Howard Gittleman uncovered a potentially alarming condition in this otherwise happy, tail-wagging dog. Prevention saved her life.

Take Two Dogs And Call Me in the Morning

Scientists prove that dogs and cats have a positive impact on our own health and the health of our children.   You love them, we love them, and more and more, scientists are starting to love them.  Check out these recent scientific studies showing the positive...

Going for the Gold!

  Animal Medical of New City is poised to be one of Rockland County’s ‘Gold’ standard Feline Friendly practices.   Animal Medical is in the last stages of finalizing its bid to the American Association of Feline Practitioners to be designated a ‘Gold’...

Howard Gittelman Diagnosed with Lyme Disease

Though I’ve heard lots of stories of people contracting Lyme disease, I never quite understood how a person could have a tick on him or her and not notice it. Then one day, I woke up with a strange rash on my chest…

A Feline Four Leaf Clover: Some Lucky Cats Go Wild for Catnip

  Clover may be the symbol of waking Spring and a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, but nothing quite compares to the velvety green of catnip, nature’s natural cat high and one of the first emerging perennials of March. Catnip for Cats and Cut Flowers Catnip is a member...

Veterinary Emergency Group New To the New City Area

Animal Medical of New City can now expand the comprehensive veterinary emergency services it provides clients with the addition of the Veterinary Emergency Group in the Nanuet area. Animal Medical and Pet Emergencies It’s always been important to our practice to be...

Homemade Treats for Dogs- Thanksgiving Meatballs!

Thanksgiving is the holiday to share with friends, family and your furry companions. Share love, memories, laughter and most importantly- FOOD! Our homemade treats for dogs are quick, easy, and guess what else...they're made with Thanksgiving leftovers !! So give in...

Living ‘Whole’-listic: Physical Therapy for Dogs (and cats 🙂

By Dr. Lisa Schenkel, Senior Associate Veterinarian, Animal Medical of New City For many years, physical therapy has been an internationally recognized discipline in the human health care field, and the benefits of post-surgical and post-injury rehabilitation have...

5 Best Flea Products and Current Promotions at Animal Medical

Looking for the best professional strength flea products for less ?  Here are Animal Medical's top 5 best flea products for dogs and cats along with information on their big manufacturer's promotions.  Please note that the hyperlinks below will take you to our online...

4th of July Treats for People AND Pets!

Independence Day is a day of celebration. Fireworks, bbqs and ice cream ! So why not mix those 3 and make edible 4th of July treats!  While you grill this summer, make a yummy firecracker frozen yogurt ice cream that both you and your furry friend can eat! Only 4...