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.