Veterinarians Pick Top 7 Holiday Presents for Pets

Holidays aren't just for people any more.  A 2012 study by the American Veterinary Medical Association showed that 30% of pet owners buy presents for their pets.  That got us to thinking...'what gifts do our Animal Medical of New City vets think are best?'   Pet...

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!

UPDATE:  We did it!  Animal Medical of New City is a Gold Level Feline Care Center!   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...

Dr. 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 (W)holistic: Physical Therapy for Dogs

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...