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Cautionary Tales of Rabies Encounters in New York City

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World Rabies Day is September 28th. Canine rabies was a major topic for veterinarians in 2021 due to a canine travel ban issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) after they discovered rabies in dogs imported with fraudulent rabies certificates. The restrictions have been somewhat loosened, but they still require scrolling through several pages

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September is National Preparedness Month: How to Protect Your Pets

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September is National Preparedness Month. New Yorkers have faced many challenges over the past two decades, starting with 9/11, followed by Hurricane Sandy and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic. People and pets have been affected by all three of these disasters. The 2022 theme for National Preparedness month is: “A Lasting Legacy.” This theme encourages

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Why is my cat’s breathing noisy? All About Nasopharyngeal Polyps

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Noisy breathing is common in cats. It can result from a variety of conditions, including: an upper respiratory infection, a sinus infection (from dental disease or a nasal foreign body), a tumor in the nose, nasopharyngeal stenosis (a narrowing of the back of the throat) or a nasopharyngeal polyp. Today’s blogpost details feline nasopharyngeal polyps.

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