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.
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.
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.
With the extreme heat of these upcoming days, we need to stay vigilant to make sure our pets stay safe and healthy.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
World Spay Day started in 1995 to call attention to the problem of homeless pets across the country, and to promote spay/neuter as a way to prevent pet overpopulation as well as save animals’ lives. Homeless animals living on the street can reproduce in record numbers every year. Many of those will have to search for food, water, and shelter, and are likely to die needlessly from malnutrition, disease, and exposure to the elements. Some may find themselves in overcrowded shelters where millions of otherwise healthy companion animals are euthanized every year, simply because there just aren’t enough homes.