Animal Disaster Preparedness

May 8 was National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day and, in recognition, CVA is taking this time to remind all pet owners of the importance of having a disaster plan for your pets. For all natural and man-made disasters, pet owners are encouraged to create an emergency kit containing ten days’ worth of food, water, medications […]

Central Veterinary Associates Say: Don’t Forget Your Pet During National Preparedness Month

Vet examining cat with stethoscope

Fifteen years ago, with hurricane season well underway, winter storms right around the corner and the after effects of the terrorist attacks, the Federal Emergency Management Agency declared September as National Preparedness Month. In recognition of this nationwide initiative, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is reminding pet owners to remember […]

Rain, Rain, Go Away, Our Dog Fido Wants to Play


So far, it seems the old adage of April Showers has held true to course. Daily rainfall can lead to flooding in coastal areas such as Long Island and we’ve seen our fair share of recent disasters. As such, we want to remind our pet owners of all of the potential dangers […]

Vets help four-legged friends affected by Sandy

The impacts of Hurricane Sandy have reached beyond only humans, leaving some animals at risk of becoming stranded or abandoned.

And as Queens continues to rebuild in the aftermath of the storm, five of the six remaining animal clinics for Central Veterinary Associates started accepting donations to benefit pet owners affected by Sandy.

“There was […]

Make an Emergency Preparation Kit for Your Pet as Hurricane Irene Approaches

With Hurricane Irene expected to hit Long Island by Sunday, Central Veterinary Associates is urging pet owners to prepare for the worst and know what to do if their pet becomes lost during the hurricane.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the hurricane is expected to make landfall on Sunday, and is projected to land […]