Spring Gardening and Pet Safety

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to get back outside and spruce up those garden beds and lawns. Time in the garden can be a wonderful hobby, but it’s very important to be mindful of the types of plants you are using when your four-legged friends are also out enjoying the spring air. Many plants, plant foods and fertilizers can be toxic to your pets. Ask yourself these questions when planning your garden so you both can enjoy it all season long.

By |2024-05-15T09:02:36-04:00May 14th, 2024|

Keeping Your Pet Safe from Upper Respiratory Illness

As seasons change and temperatures drop we can all get a little run down, and before you know it the first signs of an upper respiratory illness start to appear. The same is true for our pets. Know how to recognize the signs that your furry friend might be a little under the weather and how you can avoid these health risks in the future.

By |2023-12-08T09:59:02-04:00November 22nd, 2023|

Benefits of Senior Pet Adoption

An adorable puppy or kitten can certainly put a smile on your face, but a dog or cat in its golden years can do the same thing, while also making the pet parenting process much easier. Learn more about the benefits of adopting an adult or senior pet, and meet some who are waiting for you at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center.

By |2023-11-13T11:49:05-04:00November 2nd, 2023|

Pet Health Centers Leads the Pack in Its Seventh Year of AAHA Accreditation

At a staff celebration in honor of our seventh year of American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation, Animal League America’s Senior Vice President & Chief of Veterinary Staff Dr. Mark Verdino emphasized that this recognition validates our unwavering commitment to providing the highest level of medical care to all our patients.

By |2023-09-14T17:04:53-04:00August 14th, 2023|

Help Keep Your Pets Safe this Fourth of July

Summer celebrations, starting with the Fourth of July, usually involve fireworks with their unpredictable loud booms, crackles, whistles, and flashing lights. While people are enjoying the spectacle, their pets can be in panic mode. With more pets running away on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year, how do you keep your pets safe and stress-free?

By |2023-07-06T11:19:23-04:00June 23rd, 2023|

Air Quality Alert: Protecting Your Pets

With the current wildfires in Canada creating dangerously poor air quality throughout the Northeastern United States, it is important to remember to keep our pets indoors in these extreme conditions. High levels of smoke are dangerous for all pets and pet owners should reduce their exposure to it as much as possible. Here are some helpful tips to protect your pets and keep them healthy.

By |2023-06-08T10:21:35-04:00June 8th, 2023|

Tips for Traveling with Your Pet

Whether by plane, train, or automobile, family vacations are what memories are made of. But pet parents often face a dilemma when making their travel plans. What do you do with your beloved dog or cat when you’re heading out of town?

By |2023-08-15T13:07:50-04:00April 13th, 2023|

Get Ready for Spring: The Power of Prevention

With the days getting longer and the temperature rising we are all looking forward to sunny days outside, especially our four-legged friends. And, as always, with the fair weather come fleas, ticks, and mosquitos. These critters have the potential to cause serious harm to our furry companions and it is important to be aware of all the potential dangers.

By |2024-04-15T11:51:14-04:00April 12th, 2023|

Helpful Tips About Bringing Home Bunnies

Cute and fluffy, and full of hippity hoppity fun, bunny rabbits can make great pets. But just like adopting a dog or a cat, they are a lifetime commitment that should be well thought out before bringing one into your home.

By |2024-04-03T11:34:37-04:00March 31st, 2023|