Arsenic Saved This Dog

On a remote, Caribbean island, a stray dog is rescued, but only a trip to the U.S., 4 months of special treatments, and 3 doses of arsenic keep her from dying.   The Potcake Dog   If you’ve ever been to the Caribbean, you know that a class of stray dogs,...

Clone Mutant Crawfish Escapes Into The Wild

Mutant Asexual Invader (But I’ve been called worse)                 Sounds like the start of science fiction film, or even our April Fool’s blog about treating a Tribble, but this crawfish is really a mutant, it’s...

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…