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Local News

How To Stop Your Dog Digging Up your Flower Bed

Sure you can fence your flowers in or space wooden stakes throughout the bed, but who wants to do all of that!?

Where Are All The Bugs and Bats?

View the results of a survey that we conducted of the people that live in our area. Nearly all report a decline in seeing important species.

With a Name Like Smuckers, it has to be…GROSS!

Class Action lawsuit cites proof that Smuckers-owned company sold pet food contaminated with euthanasia solution.  

Animal Hoarding: A mental illness with devastating consequences

Often lampooned as ‘crazy cat ladies’, animal hoarders are no laughing matter. They are psychologically disturbed individuals whose behavior hurts the animals that they possess, their community, and themselves. Animal hoarders have a near 100% recidivism rate and cost municipalities tens of thousands of dollars per case.

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.

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…

Humor

Veterinary Hospital Treats a “Tribble”

Animal Medical of New City treats earth’s first ‘Tribble’, a genetically modified organism developed by Dr. Albert Elaboro Fibb at the Weiss Research Center of Cornell University

Stony Point Residents Say Veterinarian Discovered Sasquatch

Night of terror leads to authenticated video footage. New City Veterinarian, Howard Gittelman fails at attempt to safely sedate and control the animal.

No Bowl Feeding System …didn’t go exactly as I had planned…

Gold Level Feline Friendly Practice Owner, Howard Gittelman decided to try the NoBowl Feeding System to keep his cat, Gary, stimulated and engaged. He kept a diary of his progress, but it didn’t quite turn out as planned.

Healthy Living

What You Should Know About FDA Bravecto, Nexgard and Simparica Alert

The FDA recently issued an alert regarding products like Nexgard, Bravecto, Simparica and Credelio.  Here’s what you should know.

Take One Camera and Call Me In The Morning

Swallowable camera photographs entire length of dog’s digestive track for 360 degree, painless, diagnosis of canine digestive disorders.

Where Are All The Bugs and Bats?

View the results of a survey that we conducted of the people that live in our area. Nearly all report a decline in seeing important species.

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.

Namaste, Fido

Summer Pet Care Tips

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Emergency Care

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