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.
Healthy Pet Tips
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.