Veterinary Care During COVID-19 Outbreak: Animal Medical Announces Changes

In compliance with the New York State On Pause Executive Order, Animal Medical is limiting our care to patients that are sick, injured, in pain, near end of life, or having an emergency.  If your pet needs vaccines, or his or her annual exam at this time, please use the form below to reschedule your pets appointment for some time in May.

COVID-19 And Pets: Helpful information

After a dog in Hong Kong tested positive for the corona virus, COVID-19, we’ve had several questions about pets as a possible source of infection.  Here are the facts, as we know them.

Is Spaying And Neutering Bad For My Pet?

On September 3rd, 2019, the NY Times published an Op-Ed piece by Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist who studies dogs.  In the article, Horowitz argues that we have created a culture where we are desexing dogs and cats to conform to our way of living without paying enough attention to the health implications of our actions. The article is causing quite a stir amongst pet owners and veterinary professionals alike. 

Animal Medical of New City Treated Koko, the Gorilla

            We Treated Koko!              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 Gittelman of Animal...