Animal Medical of New City Treated Koko, the Gorilla

Many of you have heard that Koko, the lowland gorilla that could use sign language, has died.  What you might not know is that in 2012, Dr. Howard Gittleman of Animal Medical of New City helped to save her life.   Had Toy Lodged In Her Stomach   In 2012,...

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.

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.