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How to Choose a Veterinary Clinic in 2022

A woman with her dog in a red cart

The pandemic has created a high demand for veterinary services. In response, a variety of new veterinary clinics have popped up in New York City and beyond. Some offer wellness care, some are urgent care facilities and others provide 24/7 emergency care. This new variety makes choosing a veterinary facility for your favorite fur person

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AMC Loves Radiology and This is Why

Veterinarian studies an x-ray

Although they’re out of view of many clients, the Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Service is vital to the everyday functioning of the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center. Animals can’t tell us what’s wrong when they are sick or injured, so veterinarians must use a combination of expertise, experience, and technology to diagnose and treat their patients.

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Does a titer test mean my pet doesn’t need vaccines?

Dog receiving a vaccination

I just finished reading Splendid Solution about Dr. Jonas Salk’s quest to develop a polio vaccine in the years following World War II. The vaccine’s development was considered a medical miracle, protecting children worldwide against polio, a crippling disease that left millions of healthy children dependent on braces and iron lungs. Today, the public is

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Recognizing Laryngeal Paralysis (Lar Par) in Your Dog

A black lab lying on a floor

Today’s blogpost is inspired by four recent patients with a shared condition: laryngeal paralysis, sometimes referred to colloquially as “lar par.” Many pet owners are not familiar with laryngeal paralysis, so I will explain this disorder by discussing the role of the larynx in dogs, these patients’ clinical signs, their risk factors and possible outcomes.

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