Six holiday tips to keep your furry friends safe and healthy…
… and avoid an unwanted trip to the vet.
1) Keep the feast on the table, NOT under it – Eating turkey (or ham), even a small amount, can cause a life-threatening condition, known as pancreatitis, in pets.… Read the rest
Costumes, treats, parties and more make Halloween a beloved family tradition across Long Island. But, did you know that it’s one of the most dangerous days of the year to be a family pet? According to the Pet Poison Hotline, it receives a 12% increase in the number of critical care and toxicology calls during the week of Halloween, making it the organization’s busiest time of the year.… Read the rest
Since 1993, the third week of October (15-17 this year) has been designated by NAVTA (National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America) as “National Veterinary Technician Week” (NVTW) as a means of honoring all who help care for sick or injured animals.… Read the rest
The Bunny Hop might be a fun dance, but it could mean something much different to your pets. Though Easter season is often a symbol of joy, and the start to Spring, it can also prove to be a sad one for pet owners who don’t follow pet safety precautions.… Read the rest
The chill in the air, the spooky decorations and bustle of trick-or-treaters that makes everyone tingle with excitement, might also leave your pet running scared. We at Central Veterinary Associates know that pets are family and therefore Halloween safety should be as much a priority for your pets as it is for your human loved ones.… Read the rest
The holiday season is an exciting time of year for everyone – even your pets. Amid all of the enthusiasm and holiday cheer, Central Veterinary Associates wants to help you take the proper precautions by providing these insightful tips in order to keep your pets safe:
● Watch your pet around the Christmas tree —Make sure the tree is properly secured in its stand so it will not fall on your pet.… Read the rest
With Independence Day coming up next month, people are anticipating a day of barbecues, fireworks and spending time with their families and their pets. Your pet may want to join in on the celebration, but some of the festivities may actually pose as a danger to them.… Read the rest
The Easter season can be a very joyous one for your pet, but it is just as important to make sure it is a safe one. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep your pets free from danger while enjoying the holiday’s festivities:
- Keep pets away from the Easter grass — Cats are attracted to string-like objects, especially those that make interesting sounds.
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Central Veterinary Associates Provides Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Your Pets.
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and you know what that means — giant, red, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate! Sweets are fine for your sweetie, but not for your pet.… Read the rest
The holiday season can be a very joyous one for your pet, but it is just as important to make sure it is a safe one. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep your pets free from danger while enjoying the holiday’s festivities:
• Watch your pet around the Christmas tree — Make sure the tree is properly secured in its stand so it will not fall on your pet.… Read the rest
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, pet owners should take precautions and special care of their pets during this special occasion. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep pets healthy and safe this Thanksgiving:
• Never Give Pets Undercooked Food — Undercooked turkey or any pastry batter can be very dangerous to pets.… Read the rest
Halloween is almost here, and children await the fun of trick-or-treating. But there are many dangers of Halloween that can be a threat to your pet’s health. Central Veterinary Associates urges pet owners to keep their pets safe this Halloween by following these tips:
• Keep all candy, especially chocolate, away from your pet.… Read the rest
Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is reminding the public that it is offering emergency care services during the holiday season, including Christmas Day and New Year’s. Central Veterinary Associates’ hospital, located at 73 West Merrick Road in Valley Stream, is open 365 days per year, 24 hours per day.… Read the rest