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Training Your Puppy: Why and How?

I live in New York City and work at the Animal Medical Center. For NYC dog lovers, finding a dog-friendly apartment that meets the needs of the human members of the family is not easy. When a building accepts dogs, you can bet there will be lots of them, and in my building there are


Big Dog or Little Dog: Whose Bite is Worse Than Their Bark?

A pitbull

Two news articles caught our attention at The Animal Medical Center last week regarding the type of dogs involved in bite injuries to humans. The articles seem to tell different stories, or do they? Would you believe that “tiny” dogs were responsible for a record number of reported bites in New York City, according to


Pet Related Injuries

The popular press reported last week how an accidental head butt from Martha Stewart’s French Bulldog Francesca resulted in an injury requiring nine stitches to repair the damage to Ms. Stewart’s lip. The accident occurred when the sleeping Francesca was startled by Ms. Stewart saying goodbye. Francesca jumped up — crashed into Ms. Stewart and