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Signs Of Heatstroke In Dogs

Signs Of Heatstroke In Dogs

It doesn't matter if you live in a hot climate year-round, or just enjoy it for a few months, every dog owner should know about the risks of heatstroke. Our emergency vets in Long Island are here to let you know about the danger heatstroke poses to your dog, and what to do if it happens.

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Why Is My Cat Breathing Heavy?

Why Is My Cat Breathing Heavy?

It is very common for dogs to pant to cool down, but this can be alarming behavior when seen in cats and could be a sign of an underlying health issue. Our Long Island vets provide some reasons your cat might be breathing heavy and when to seek medical care.

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Reasons to See a Veterinary Cardiologist

Reasons to See a Veterinary Cardiologist

Sometimes your pet's medical needs go beyond the care of a standard veterinarian. Knowing when your pet needs to be seen by a specialist is difficult to determine especially with heart conditions so our Long Island vets are here to give you some helpful tips and advice.

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Heatstroke In Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Heatstroke In Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Heatstroke is a deadly health condition seen in [SITEWIDE][LOCATION dogs. Our vets are here to provided you with all the essential information you need to keep your dog protected as it starts getting hotter outside.

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Your Dog's ACL - Can a dog live with a torn ACL injury?

Your Dog's ACL - Can a dog live with a torn ACL injury?

As any sports fan knows all too well, ACL tears are a common injury among athletes.  What you might not know, is that while there is no ACL in dogs, the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is essentially the same thing--with some key differences that make torn ACL style injuries even more common in dogs than they are in people!

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TPLO Surgery - Dogs that Jump and Other Questions

TPLO Surgery - Dogs that Jump and Other Questions

Your dog's cranial cruciate ligament is comparable to a human's ACL and helps their knee function correctly. Today our Long Island vets discuss the details of TPLO surgery, dogs who need it, and what to do if your dog jumped before they were fully recovered.

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Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer in Dogs

Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer in Dogs

Pancreatic cancer is relatively rare in dogs nonetheless it's important for owners to know the symptoms so that treatment can begin early to try and prevent or limit the spread of this disease. Today our Long Island veterinary oncologist explains the types of pancreatic cancer seen in dogs.

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Lumps & Bumps on Dog's Skin

Lumps & Bumps on Dog's Skin

Although our canine companions are covered in fur skin cancer is still a very real health concern for dogs. If you have found an unusual bump on your dog's skin you're bound to be worried. Here our Long Island veterinary oncologist explains three types of skin cancer commonly seen in dogs.

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What Breed of Dog is Most Likely to get Cancer?

What Breed of Dog is Most Likely to get Cancer?

When it comes to cancer some breeds of dogs face a higher risk of developing the disease than others. Among purebred dogs there are certain breeds that have predispositions for specific forms of cancer. Our Long Island veterinary oncologist shares a few of the breeds with an increased risk of developing cancer.

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Heart Disease in Cats: Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Heart Disease in Cats: Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Heart disease is a serious medical condition in cats that requires urgent veterinary care. Left untreated feline heart conditions can lead to congestive heart failure. Here, our Long Island vets share the types, symptoms and treatments for heart disease in cats.

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