What Kind of Vaccines Do Cats Need?

‘What kind of vaccines do cats need?’ and other vaccine-related questions answered here.   Why Do Kittens Need So Many Shots?   Great question- Your kitten acquired some immunity when he or she drank colostrum, or milk, from the mother, but these...

Caring For Your Dog or Cat After Surgery

Taking My Pet Home After Surgery   Pets that go home the same day after surgery may act or appear tired.  This is normal as the last remains of the anesthetic wear off.  The fatigue should be gone the following day.  It is normal for patients to urinate the same day...

Mast Cell Tumors

Mast Cell Tumors A pet owner's guide to treatment and care                     Mast Cell Tumors in Cats and Dogs   10-20% of all skin growths are mast cell tumors.  Non aggressive forms of this disease can be treated successfully with early diagnosis and surgery. If...

Can I Get Salmonella From My Chickens?

Yes…but don’t panic just yet.   You can get salmonella in a variety of ways, the most common of which is eating improperly prepared foods, not raising backyard chickens. So let’s take a closer look at Salmonella, what it is, and how you get it, before we fully...

Luxating Patella

Luxating Patella in Dogs Corrective surgery, breeds most affected, and surgery costs all explained Animal Medical of New City can offer you a second opinion or provide surgical options to correct a luxating patella in your dog.   If your dog walks a few steps while...