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Our veterinary specialists on Long Island share valuable tips, advice and information on our blog about how to keep your pets healthy and happy.

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Our vets in Long Island understand you may feel stressed about bringing your dog to Atlantic Coast New York Veterinary Specialists for a blood test. But rest assured, our veterinary team is here to put you at ease by explaining what you can expect from the blood test process for dogs.

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How a Pet Echocardiogram Can Help

How a Pet Echocardiogram Can Help

If your veterinarian or veterinary cardiologist suspects your pet may have a heart problem, they may recommend an echocardiogram. In this post, our Long Island veterinarians discuss the purpose of this procedure, what types of problems an echocardiogram can detect, cost factors, and more.

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Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

Mitral valve disease in dogs can cause breathing problems, collapse, and long-term cardiovascular issues. Our Long Island veterinarians discuss signs and treatment options for this serious heart condition. 

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Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: Prognosis & Treatment

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs: Prognosis & Treatment

In some dogs, heart disease can lead to a condition called congestive heart failure. Our Long Island veterinarians explain the prognosis and treatment options for this serious condition. 

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Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in Cats

A variety of factors can contribute to pneumonia in cats, a condition that causes  inflammation in the lungs and airway. Here, our Long Island veterinarians explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment options if your feline friend has come down with this illness.

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C-Section for Dogs

C-Section for Dogs

Being with your dog when she gives birth can be an unforgettable experience, but what if she needs a c-section? Our Long Island veterinarians discuss signs of complications during birthing and how to prepare for your pup's c-section. 

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Dog Ear Bleeding: Causes & Treatment

Dog Ear Bleeding: Causes & Treatment

You've discovered your dog's ear is bleeding - now what? Our Long Island veterinarians list common causes for ear bleeding in dogs, symptoms that point to a veterinary emergency, how to stop the bleeding until you can have it treated, treatment options, and more. 

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How to Care for a Cat with a Urinary Tract Infection

How to Care for a Cat with a Urinary Tract Infection

Many urinary tract conditions can affect cats. Those who are older or male are particularly at risk. In this post, our veterinarians in Long Island share information about urinary tract infections and other urinary conditions in cats.

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TTA Surgery for Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Dogs

TTA Surgery for Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Dogs

Cruciate ligament ruptures are common in dogs. Your pet may require surgery to repair this orthopedic injury. Today, our veterinarians in Long Island explain cruciate injuries in dogs and how a TTA (Tibial Tuberosity Advancement) can help to get them back to their favorite activities. 

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Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion occurs in many dog breeds. This condition causes a pooch's eyelids to roll inwards, leading to pain, irritation and other secondary eye issues. In this post, our Long Island veterinarians describe what's involved in entropion surgery for dogs.

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