Category Archives: Responsible Pet Ownership

Rabies Alert!

A raccoon holds the finger of a person on the street

I received a veterinary alert from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene last week. In the middle of a pandemic, you would think the topic of the alert would be SARS-CoV-2 in animals. It was not. The alert focused on rabid animals in New York City. Animals with Rabies in NYC

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Grooming Your Pet During the Pandemic

A woman bathes a golden retriever in a bath tub

During the Animal Medical Center’s Facebook Live and Zoom sessions, grooming has been a common question from our audience. Since many groomers are closed, DIY grooming has become the norm. Home grooming has resulted in some pet injuries and AMC’s emergency room has had to patch up a few pets after grooming mishaps. Here are

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Keeping Your Pet Healthy While You Self-Quarantine

A dog looks out a window

During this trying time, most families are focused on the health of human family members and are taking precautions to avoid infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The family pet’s healthcare should not take the backseat when working from home and home schooling. Here are my tips to keep your pets healthy while you self-quarantine. Weigh

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