Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Pig Ear Pet Treats from Boss Pet Products

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is alerting pet owners about a recall of three brands of pig ear dog treats because they may be contaminated with salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced that Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear pet treats distributed by Boss Pet Products, Inc. between November 2010 and April 2011 could […]

We Offer Emergency Care during Holidays

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.

Pet owners can bring their animals to […]

The Best Preventative for Your Pet: A Physical Exam by your Veterinarian

A physical exam by a veterinarian is the best preventative your pet can get. During a physical exam, your veterinarian can screen for signs of many common diseases and/or problem. Where humans may have a doctor for each body system, your veterinarian has to do a full comprehensive exam as they care for your […]

Smoking and Pets

A weird thing occurred a couple of weeks ago. It started off with one of those rare times where I actually had time to take a walk through the park. Usually I see pet owners all the time. Dogs of all sorts walking on leashes. Sometimes dogs being held in people’s arms. I have […]

Is it safe to clip your pet’s toe nails?

Many clients are scared to clip their pet’s toe nails. I don’t blame them because if the nails are clipped too short you can cause your pet a lot of pain. Clipping them too short can also cause a lot of bleeding. If your pet has pigmented (black) nails, it will be difficult to know […]