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Healthy Pet Tips

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

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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Does Your Dog Have a Flea Allergy?

Does Your Dog Have a Flea Allergy?

Flea allergy dermatitis (FAD) is a common skin condition in dogs. Today, our Long Island vets discuss how to tell if your dog has a flea allergy and how allergic dermatitis can be treated. 

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Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

While chocolate is a favorite treat for many people, it is poisonous for dogs. Today, our Long Island vets discuss chocolate poisoning in dogs, its symptoms and treatment options. 

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Demodectic Mange in Dogs: Understanding the Condition

Demodectic Mange in Dogs: Understanding the Condition

Demodectic mange, also know as "red mange" is a skin condition that affects dogs. It's caused by a type of mite called Demodex canis. In this blog post, our Long Island vets we'll closely examine demodectic mange, what causes it and how it can be treated. 

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Brain Tumors in Dogs

Brain Tumors in Dogs

It's not uncommon for older dogs to develop brain tumors. In this post, our Long Island veterinary specialists discuss signs of brain tumors in dogs, the serious nature of this condition, how primary and secondary tumors are diagnosed and treated and more. 

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Cardiomyopathy in Boxer Dogs

Cardiomyopathy in Boxer Dogs

Commonly characterized by an irregular heartbeat, arrthymogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is a genetic disease in boxer dogs. Our Long Island veterinary specialists discuss other symptoms of this disease, treatment options and more. 

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Dog Knee Surgery

Dog Knee Surgery

Is your dog suffering from knee pain due to an injury or torn cruciate ligament (ACL)? Surgery may be the best treatment option. Here, our Long Island veterinary specialists review three types of procedures and after-care rehabilitation options for treating this common condition.

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