Learning the Signs of Animal Cruelty


A few months ago, a pet groomer in San Mateo, California made headlines when he arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after a dog died in his care. The dog was bleeding from the mouth and had difficulty breathing, and an x-ray of the dog revealed two broken ribs and a punctured lung.

Sadly, […]

Cool Off at the Beach during These Dog Days of Summer


Many Long Island beaches allow pets in the off-season, between Labor Day and Memorial Day. But if you and your dog both want some respite from the heat, there are a few local beaches that are dog-friendly year-round! Here are our top picks:

Shadmoor State Park, Montauk: This outlier is a great destination […]

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 […]

Dr. Greg Nelson to Appear on The Weather Channel’s “Wake Up with Al Roker”

Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Dr. Greg Nelson, Senior Vice President, will appear on The Weather Channel’s “Wake Up with Al Roker” on Monday, March 16 at 6:40 a.m. During the segment, Dr. Nelson will discuss ways to keep your cats safe during the spring season, how certain plants can be harmful to them […]

Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Jump Your Bones Brand Treats

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Jump Your Bones, a Florida-based pet treats company, is voluntarily recalling select lots of its treats due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition to the risks for pets, humans can also be subject to Salmonella poisoning by handling the contaminated pet […]