The holidays are a wonderful time for you and your pet, when you can make the best of memories together. To keep your pet safe during this time, there are several seasonal dangers that should be avoided.
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Thanksgiving is a time for family gathering, and is the beginning of the holiday season. Enjoy the holidays with your pets, but beware of these hidden dangers so that you don’t spend your holidays at your veterinary hospital.
Tags: Feline Canine Pet Safety June 2018
There are a number of insects that can cause problems for your pet if bitten or stung, such as bees, flies, mosquitoes, fleas and ticks. Here are some important guidelines for prevention and awareness.
Tags: Dr Harries Dr Giammanco New Doctors Veterinarians June 2018
We are happy to welcome Dr. Benjamin Harries and Dr. Francesco Giammanco to the Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital family. Dr. Harries is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. He has a love for all domestic and exotic species, and is passionate about all aspects of medicine with a special interest in surgery and cardiology. Dr. Giammanco attended St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine located in the Caribbean on the small island nation of Grenada and spent his clinical year of vet school at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has special interests in canine and feline internal medicine and surgery, and has a passion for specialized surgery and exotic pets.
Tags: Dogs Influenza Vaccines Spring 2018
Canine influenza virus has been confirmed in our area. This is a very contagious disease but there is a vaccine for it. Please read the information in this post and call our office if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment for the vaccination.
When you find a baby bird, information can be difficult to find, either for advice or to get the bird where it needs to be to receive proper care. Often timing is critical, and injured and orphaned wildlife can legally only go to individuals holding state and federal permits for rehabilitating that specific species. Some general advice can be found in this article.
Let the ghosts and goblins do all the scaring this Halloween! Keep your pet's safe and sound with these tips!
Tags: Prevention Flea And Tick Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital
As beautiful as the leaves changing can be, the new season brings new dangers for our beloved pets! Here are some tips on keeping your furbaby happy and healthy this season!
Fleas, ticks, and acorns...oh my!
Tags: Adopt A Pet Day Adopt Adoptions
Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital's 12th Adopt-A-Pet Day is on Sunday, September 17th, from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at 320 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, rain or shine! Experience the unconditional love a pet can give. Twenty five to thirty shelters and rescue groups will have various breeds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, and birds up for adoption! Our entire staff volunteers hours before, during, and after the event to show our passion for this cause and to make it run smoothly. Past success brings more people every year, and we hope to see you there! Someone is waiting for you Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the event and photos of the animals that will be up for adoption, looking for their furever homes!
Ready to grab that beach towel and head to the shore with your canine companion in tow? While a straw hat and a pulp-fiction novel may be at the top of your packing list, you also need to bring along a few things to help ensure your dog’s comfort — and take the right precautions to keep him safe on land and in the water.