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Update on New York City Bordetella Vaccination Requirements

Two veterinary professionals examine a dog

Clients of the Animal Medical Center may have noticed a change in the frequency for their dog’s Bordetella vaccination reminder. Previously, reminders were sent every 6 months. Now, like most other vaccinations, reminders will be sent annually. So why the change? What does the Bordetella vaccine protect against? You might know Bordetella vaccine as the

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3 Reasons To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

A kitten in a blanket

COVID-19 and Pets Reminder: Although there is no evidence pets can spread COVID-19, they can, in rare instances, contract the disease. The CDC’s holiday guidelines remind us that social distancing applies to pets too! Limit your pet’s interaction with those outside your household this holiday season. For some, being thankful at Thanksgiving is going to be difficult, given

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Bone Cancer in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

An x-ray of osteosarcoma in a dog

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer in cats are similar. This blog post will focus on osteosarcoma or bone cancer. Diagnosing Osteosarcoma Osteosarcoma is the most common tumor of

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Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog and Cat

A graph showing skin cancer rates in dogs and cats

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer in cats are similar. This blogpost will focus on the most common and easily recognizable cancer in pets, skin cancer. Common Canine Skin

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