Tag Archives: dogs

What should I do about the lump on my dog’s skin?

A mast cell tumor on a dog

Finding a skin lump on your dog always provokes concern. Is it just another fatty tumor, or is it something more sinister? Fortunately, veterinarians have the diagnostic tools to determine whether your pet’s lump is malignant or benign, but it’s up to pet owners to alert your veterinarian of any new growths. Fine Needle Aspiration

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What Major Biden Can Teach Us About Dog Bites

President Joe Biden pets his dog

I follow a lot of dogs, cats, birds and the Bronx Zoo Cobra on Twitter, so the recent bite incident involving Major Biden quickly filled up my Twitter feed. The President’s press secretary, Jen Psaki issued a statement, saying that the dogs “are still getting acclimated and accustomed to their new surroundings and new people.”

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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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