A woman was arrested on charges of animal cruelty after officials found all the signs that her pit bulls had been used for dog fighting, according to prosecutors in Queens. Huddled in cages inside a garage in Far Rockaway, Queens, the four dogs had torn ears, bruises, broken teeth, puncture wounds and cuts.
Did you know that 85% of dogs suffer from periodontal disease by the time they are three years of age? Untreated dental disease can lead to serious complications, such as tooth loss, infection and even heart, liver and kidney disease. February is Pet Dental Health Month, and to help spread the word, Dr. Dan Carmichael, … Continue reading Could a Dental Health Check-Up Save Your Pet’s Life?
Your pets deserve the best. This includes keeping their canines –and every other tooth in between– in tip-top shape. Dr. Carmichael, a Board-Certified Veterinarian Dentist and staff doctor at New York Animal Medical Center provides viable tips on how to properly ensure that your pet’s dental health is taken care of, from how and when to … Continue reading When’s the last time your pet’s seen the dentist?
Harry is a pet who went to pot. A 5-month-old puppy belonging to former city Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum became ill after consuming marijuana.
A dog’s nose is a work of wonder. Inside every snout are 300 million different receptors. The parts of a canine’s brain devoted to smells are about 40 times stronger than humans’. So you never know what scent it might pick up on city streets.