Tag Archives: leptospirosis

Dog Park Dangers

Dogs in a dog park

Dog parks are popping up all over suburban and urban areas, and for good reason. Daily exercise helps keep your dog healthy and gives her a chance to get out and socialize with other dogs and humans. In urban areas, dog parks provide a safe space for daily doggie exercise, but recent research suggests dog

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Doggy Dash and Distemper

A bicyclist with a dog

On Sunday, August 7, The Animal Medical Center Doggy Dash will give man (or woman) and his or her best friend the chance to compete in tandem over a 5-mile run course in New York City’s Central Park. The AMC’s Doggy Dash is part of the 11th Annual Nautica NYC Triathlon and one of The

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Acknowledge Miracles

herbie the puppy laying on the floor and looking into the camera

The tragedy in Tucson is on everyone’s mind. Since I am very medical and not very political, I was captivated by a quote in the New York Times last week attributed to one of the neurosurgeons caring for Congresswomen Gabrielle Giffords. Dr. G. Michael Lemole, Jr. had been asked if Ms. Gifford’s recovery was miraculous.

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