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Central Veterinary Associates Recognizes National Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

April 19, 2017 | As animal rights supporters, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) encourages all Long Islanders to take time to recognize National Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Read More

 


Adult Dog Food Recall from Blue Buffalo

April 18, 2017 | Blue Buffalo Company recently issued a voluntary recall of its BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs due to potential elevated levels of beef thyroid hormones. Read More

 


When should I restart my pet’s flea and tick medications?

March 15, 2017 | CVA responds to reader inquiry on Long Island Herald.com. Read More

 


CVA Alerts Pet Owners of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty Brands Recalls

January 25, 2017 | J.M. Smucker Company recently announced that its 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty cat food brands were found to contain low-levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1), which can lead to thiamine deficiency in felines. Read More

 


CVA Practice Manager Mary Smith to Receive Honor at Businesswomen Awards

November 11, 2016 | Our very own Mary Smith will receive an award next month for her business acumen and professional accomplishments. News of the upcoming event has been provided by Queens News and Community (QNS). Read More

 


Pop Sugar Interviewed Dr. DeFeis

November 10, 2016 | Pop Sugar interviewed CVA's Dr. Frank DeFeis for an article on feeding your cat. Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Continues its Tradition of Offering Low-Cost Microchipping Services during the Mineola Street Fair

September 27, 2016 | As part of its continued commitment to community service, CVA staff members will offer a low-cost microchip clinic during the Mineola Street Fair on Sunday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Blue Buffalo Food Recall

July 27, 2016 | Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is notifying all local pet owners of the recent voluntary recall from Blue Buffalo Company. Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Notifies Dog Owners of Fromm Family Pet Food Recall

April 7, 2016 | Central Veterinary Associates is calling to its clients’ attention the recent recall from the Fromm Family Pet Food company of its new Gold canned dog food pates. Read More

 


Easter Isn't Always Sweet for Pets: Central Veterinary Associates Offers Advice on Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe this Holiday

March 25, 2016 | 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. That's why Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep your pets out of harm's way during the holiday. Read More

 

Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Aquarium Filter Recall

March 10, 2016 | Central Veterinary Associates alerts marine life pet owners of a recent recall from the United Pet Group, headquartered in Blacksburg, Virginia. Read More

 


The Hometown Shopper Shared CVA's Tips for Pet Dental Month

February 25, 2016 | The Hometown Shopper shared CVA's tips for Pet Dental Month article. Read More

 


Fios1 News Interviewed Dr. Nelson

February 12, 2016 | Fios1 News interviewed CVA's Dr. Greg Nelson about tips to keep your pets warm during the frigid winter storms. Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Nutro Recall

December 23, 2015 | Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners of a recent recall from MARS Petcare of Brussels, Belgium. The company is pulling its Nutro Apple Chewy Treats for dogs from shelves due to potential mold contamination. | Read More

 


The Queens Courier Featured Central Veterinary Associates' Holiday Safety Article

December 28, 2015 | The Queens Courier featured Central Veterinary Associates' article on holiday pet safety on Thursday, December 17. | Read More

 


Dr. John Charos Was Interviewed By Fios 1 News to Discuss Holiday Pet Safety

December 17, 2015 | Fios 1 News interviewed Dr. John Charos on Wednesday, December 16 to discuss his tips for keeping pets safe this holiday season. | Read More

 


CVA's Principal Doctors Honored as “Veterinary Heroes” by Long Island Business News

November 5, 2015 | Long Island Business News (LIBN) honored Central Veterinary Associates President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. John Charos and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Frank DeFeis as part of the publication’s annual Health Care Heroes Awards ceremony. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Dingo Recall

October 14, 2015 | Central Veterinary Associates is calling to attention the recent recall of Dingo Chip Twists Chicken in the Middle for dogs due to possible contamination with Amantadine, an antiviral drug not approved for use in animal food. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Issues Emergency Pet Preparedness Suggestions in Light of Hurricane Joaquin

October 2, 2015 | As Hurricane Joaquin starts heading up the Eastern seaboard, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is cautioning pet owners to remember their pets in their emergency preparedness plans. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Provide Low-Cost Microchip Services at Mineola Street Fair

September 23, 2015 | As part of its continued commitment to community service, Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) staff members hosted a low-cost microchip clinic during the Mineola Street Fair. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates to Provide Low-Cost Microchip Services at Mineola Street Fair

August 17, 2015 | Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) will host its annual low-cost microchip clinic, as part of a community service, during the Mineola Street Fair, presented by the Mineola Chamber of Commerce. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Nature’s Variety Chicken Dog Food

July 30, 2015 | Nature's Variety of St. Louis, Missouri is recalling its Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for dogs due to possible contamination of Salmonella. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Select Bravo Chicken Pet Foods

July 28, 2015 | Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats due to the possible contamination of Salmonella. | Read More

 


Dr. John Charos Attends Screening of New York Vet at Long Island International Film Expo

July 20, 2015 | On July 13, Dr. John Charos attended the screening of New York Vet. The film, directed by Megumi Smiros, follows Dr. Charos throughout his daily life and his past experience working with rescue dogs during 9/11. | Read More

 


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Stella & Chewy's Pet Food Due to Listeria

July 9, 2015 | Stella & Chewy's of Oak Creek, Wisconsin is voluntarily recalling several types of pet food after the Maryland Department of Agriculture found Listeria in a single lot of Chewy's Chicken Freeze Dried Dinner For Dogs | Read More


CVA Takes Part in 11th Annual “Family Fun Day”

June 22, 2015 | Low-Cost Microchip Clinic Benefits Friends of Fort Totten Parks and NYC VERT | Read More.


Dr. John Charos Featured in Short Film Documentary New York Vet

June 19, 2015 | Dr. John Charos, CVA president and CEO, will be featured in the documentary New York Vet. | Read More.


CBS2 Exclusive: Rescued Exotic Bird Tests Positive For Contagious Parrot Fever; Other Families Could Be At Risk

April 23, 2015 | Dr. John Charos was interviewed by Channel 2 News about a rare outbreak of psittacosis, or parrot fever, that has made its way to Long Island. | Watch Video.


Central Veterinary Associates Joins Annual “Pets & Pals” Party by Offering Low-Cost Microchip Clinic

April 21, 2015 | Central Veterinary Associates — along with the Bayside Animal Clinic and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation — is offering a low-cost microchip clinic at the annual “Pets & Pals Party” that will take place at Alley Pond Park | Read More.


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

March 16, 2015 | 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. | Watch Video.


February is “National Pet Dental Health Month”

February 12, 2015 | Millions of pet owners may notice their pet’s dirty teeth or bad breath while playing and petting them, and typically do not take these issues too seriously. However, what many dog and cat owners may not realize is that poor oral care can affect a pet’s overall health. | Read More.


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

January 8, 2015 | 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. | Read More.


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Cat and Ferret Food from Natura Pet Products

December 1,2014 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling select lots of its cat and ferret food products | Read More.


Yahoo News: "What Caused Woman's Odd Liver Problem — Dog or Cat?"

November 24,2014 | Dr. Greg Nelson, CVA’s senior vice president, was featured in an article in Yahoo News. To read the article, click here.


Dr. Greg Nelson Interviewed by Forbes

November 19,2014 | Dr. Greg Nelson, CVA’s senior vice president, was interviewed by Forbes magazine for an article on whether dogs can transmit the Ebola virus to their owners. In the article, Dr. Nelson pointed out that, although the virus can live within dogs, it is unclear whether they can transmit Ebola to their owners or to other humans. To read the article, click here.


Central Veterinary Associates Provides Advice for Pet Owners During “Ask the Vets” at 2nd Annual Nassau Barkfest

October 21, 2014 | As part of a community service, Central Veterinary Associates provided free medical advice to pet owners during its “Ask The Vets” event, which took place at the 2nd annual Nassau Barkfest at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on October 19.

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Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Raw Pet Food from Bravo!®

October 8, 2014 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Bravo!®, LLC. of Manchester, Connecticut is recalling select lots of its dog and cat foods.

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CVA's Dr. Charos Discusses Rabies Awareness on NBC 4.

September 29, 2014 | Dr. John Charos appears on NBC 4 New York! READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Receives “Best of the Boro” Award

September 25, 2014 | Central Veterinary Associates has once again received The Queens Courier’s 2014 “Best of the Boro” Health & Beauty Award in the category for Best Veterinarian! READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates to Provide Low-Cost Microchipping Services at Mineola Street Fair

September 11, 2014 | As part of a community service, Central Veterinary Associates will host a low-cost microchipping clinic during the Mineola Street Fair, which will take place on Sunday, September 14. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at Second Annual Pet Adoption Fashion Show

July 30, 2014 | On July 19, Central Veterinary Associates offered a low-cost microchip clinic at the second annual Pet Adoption Fashion Show in front of Petco in Massapequa. READ MORE »


Forest Hills vet is now in the ‘loop’

May 15, 2014 | Dr. Greg Nelson, a veterinarian at Boulevard Animal Clinic in Forest Hills, recently received a portable countertop hearing loop on May 9, donated by Dr. Carol Letzter, director and owner of Harmony Hearing & Speech Center, located in Howard Beach. READ MORE »


Coverage of the Pellet Gun Shooting of a Federally and State-Protected Yellow-Crowned Night Heron

May 14, 2014 | Dr. John Charos and Dr. Greg Nelson, Veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, joined Detective Bob Sowers from the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals (SPCA) in a press conference on May 14 to address the incident in which a yellow-crowned night heron was shot and later transported to Central Vets. VIEW MEDIA COVERAGE »


Central Veterinary Associates Hosts Low-Cost Microchip Clinic during "Pets and Pals" Party

May 9, 2014 | On May 4, Central Veterinary Associates, along with the Bayside Animal Clinic and the Boulevard Animal Clinic, held a low-cost microchip clinic at the annual "Pets and Pals" Party that took place at Alley Pond Park in Douglaston, Queens with hundreds of people in attendance. READ MORE »


CentCentral Veterinary Associates to Offer Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at 10th Annual “Family Fun Day”

April 30, 2014 | Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is sponsoring a low-cost microchip clinic during the Friends of Fort Totten Parks’ 10th Annual “Family Fun Day” on June 14. It will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Crocheron Park, located at 33rd Ave. and 215th Place, in Queens. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Joins Annual “Pets & Pals” Party by Offering Microchip Clinic

April 8, 2014 | Dr. John Charos appeared on News 12's "Animal Island" on March 13 to discuss "National Pet Poison Prevention Week" and what common household items could be dangerous to your pets. READ MORE »


Dr. John Charos appeared on News 12's "Animal Island"

March 13, 2014 | VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates — along with the Bayside Animal Clinic, the Boulevard Animal Clinic in Forest Hills, and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation — is offering a low-cost microchip clinic at the annual “Pets & Pals Party” that will take place at Alley Pond Park on May 4 from noon to 3 p.m. The park is located at 76th Avenue (off Springfield Boulevard) in Douglaston, Queens. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Urges Pet Owners to Recognize "National Pet Poison Prevention Week"

March 5, 2014 | Central Veterinary Associates (CVA) is reminding pet owners that the week of March 20 is designated as "National Pet Poison Prevention Week." Throughout this week, CVA is urging pet owners to recognize the common poisonous items and household products that can cause serious illnesses or death in pets. READ MORE »


CVA's Super Bowl Safety Tips Featured in Modern Cat Magazine

January 29, 2014 | Read CVA's Super Bowl Safety Tips Featured in Modern Cat Magazine READ MORE »


CVA's Super Bowl Safety Tips Featured in Modern Dog Magazine

January 29, 2014 | Read CVA's Super Bowl Safety Tips Featured in Modern Dog Magazine READ MORE »


Media Coverage on Abandoned Chicks Brought to CVA

December 28, 2013 | View media coverage on abandoned chicks brought to CVA. READ MORE »


Mind Your Pet This Holiday Season

December 19, 2013 | MineolaAmerican | Christmas trees, poinsettias and tinsel. All three are signs that the holiday season is here and while they provide stunning visuals, they could pose harm to your furry little friends, says one Mineola veterinarian. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Provides Microchipping and Rabies Clinic at Merrick Jewish Centre

November 12, 2013 | On October 27, Central Veterinary Associates hosted a microchipping and rabies clinic at the Merrick Jewish Centre. READ MORE »


Dr. Greg Nelson is interviewed by Fox 5 News on the outbreak of skunks in Manhattan

October 3, 2013 | Dr. Greg Nelson is interviewed by Fox 5 News on the outbreak of skunks in Manhattan. READ MORE »


Recall of Dry Pet Food Product from Purina

September 19, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Nestle Purina PetCare Company (NPPC), is voluntarily recalling a limited number of 3.5-pound bags of its Purina ONE beyOnd Our White Meat Chicken & Whole Barley Recipe Adult Dry Dog Food from a single production run and shipped to retail customers in the United States. READ MORE »


September is National Preparedness Month

September 16, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates is reminding pet owners that September is National Preparedness Month and that it is just as important to protect their pets during a natural catastrophic event as they would their loved ones. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Takes Part in Mineola Street Fair

September 13, 2013 | On September 8, members of Central Veterinary Associates took part in the Mineola Street Fair. During the event, they spoke to those who visited their exhibitor’s table and brought their pets to address questions and concerns in regards to their pets’ health. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Urges Pet Owners to Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather

June 25, 2013 | With heat and humidity expected to climb over the next few months, pet owners should take special care in ensuring their pet’s safety. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep pets safe and happy through the hottest summer days. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic during “Family Fun Day” at Crocheron Park

June 7, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates is sponsoring a low-cost microchip clinic during the Friends of Fort Totten Parks’ 9th annual “Family Fun Day” on June 15. It will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Crocheron Park, located at 33rd Ave and 215th Place, in Queens. The event is being presented by The Friends of Fort Totten Parks and the Northeast Queens Park Administrator. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Hosts Low-Cost Microchip Clinic during “Pets & Pals Party”

May 20, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates — along with the Bayside Animal Clinic, the Boulevard Animal Clinic in Forest Hills and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation — hosted a low-cost microchip clinic at the “Pets & Pals Party,” which took place May 5 at Alley Pond Park in Queens. READ MORE »


Dr. Charos Appears on News 12, WABC, WNBC, WCBS, and WPIX to Discuss the Plight of Midnight

May 1, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates' own Dr. John Charos appeared on News 12, WABC, WNBC, WCBS, and WPIX to discuss the plight of Midnight, a Hurricane Sandy rescue who was just released from a six-month quarantine for possible rabies. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates to Offer Low-Cost Microchip Clinic during “Pets & Pals” Party

April 30, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates — along with the Bayside Animal Clinic, the Boulevard Animal Clinic in Forest Hills and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation — is offering a low-cost microchip clinic at the “Pets & Pals Party” that will be held at Alley Pond Park on May 5 from noon to 3 p.m. READ MORE »


Dr. Charos Appears on News 12’s “Animal Island”

March 28, 2013 | Dr. John Charos appeared on News 12’s “Animal Island” segment on March 28 to offer tips on keeping your pet safe during the Easter season. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Offers Advice on Keeping Your Pet Safe This Easter Season

March 22, 2013 | 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: READ MORE »


Spread the Love — Not the Chocolate and Candy — to Your Pets!

February 5, 2013 | 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. Central Veterinary Associates urges pet owners to keep their dogs and cats safe and healthy this Valentine’s Day by following these tips: READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Announces Recall of Dog Treats

January 24, 2013 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Milo’s Kitchen and IMS Trading Corp. have voluntarily recalled some of their products after it was discovered there were trace amounts of antibiotic residue found on the product. READ MORE »


Times Ledger: Vets help four-legged friends affected by Sandy

December 16, 2012 | The impacts of Hurricane Sandy have reached beyond only humans, leaving some animals at risk of becoming stranded or abandoned. Click here to read more.


Central Veterinary Associates Appeared on Queens Public TV’s “QPTV Cares: Sandy Relief and Recovery”

December 14, 2012 | Click here to view the segment


Valley Stream Veterinarian Retires After 32 Years

December 12, 2012 | A familiar face to many of Valley Stream’s pets and pet owners has said goodbye to a veterinary practice that he helped grow into one of the Long Island’s most comprehensive animal care facilities. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Returns to Island Park to Assist Local Pet Owners Affected by Hurricane Sandy

December 10, 2012 | For the second time this month, Central Veterinary Associates will be joined by the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (S.C.S.P.C.A.) and local elected officials to provide free ... READ MORE »


ASPCA Sets Up Clinic For Pets In Queens Shelter

December 6, 2012 | The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals sent out a mobile clinic Thursday to check pets of people at a city evacuation shelter in Queens. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Joins in Inter-Agency Effort to Help Local Pet Owners Affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 30, 2012 | In an effort to assist pet owners who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, Central Veterinary Associates will be involved in a joint venture with the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ... READ MORE »


Dr. Steven B. Fox, DVM Retires from Central Veterinary Associates after More Than Three Decades of Service

November 29, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Dr. Steven B. Fox has retired from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Fox has been with the practice for more than 30 years. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Accepting Donations to Help Local Pet Owners Affected by Hurricane Sandy

November 19, 2012 | In an effort to provide relief to pet owners living on the south shore of Nassau County who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it will be accepting donations at its emergency pet hospital, located at 73 West Merrick Road in Valley Stream. READ MORE »


Veterinary Hospitals See Surge

November 2, 2012 | Veterinary hospitals are struggling to keep up with demand from pet owners who’ve lost their homes as well as from pet stores and pet care centers that have lost power. READ MORE »


Dr. Aaron Vine Interviewed by News 12 on Pet Safety during Hurricane Sandy

October 31, 2012 | Dr. Aaron Vine of Central Veterinary Associates was interviewed by News 12 on how to keep pets safe during Hurricane Sandy. To view the segment, click here.


Central Veterinary Associates’ Valley Stream Hospital Remains Open 24/7 For Pet Emergencies

October 31, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates’ main Valley Stream hospital continues to remain open 24/7 for pet emergencies. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Offers Tips on Keeping Pets Safe during Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012 | As Hurricane Sandy prepares to make its way into Long Island and the metropolitan New York area, Central Veterinary Associates is reminding its pet owners that its hospital in Valley Stream will be open 24 hours a day during the storm and urges pet owners to keep their animals safe in the event this natural disaster occurs. READ MORE »


CBS & TV 55 Interview Dr. John Charos for story on Loyal Dog

October 5, 2012 | Dr. John Charos of Central Veterinary Associates was interviewed by Channel 2 News and WLNY TV55 for a story about a dog who walked more than two miles to be with his master, who was in the hospital. To see the Channel 2 clip, click here. For the TV 55 segment, click here.


Central Veterinary Associates Announces Recall of Boots & Barkley American Beef Bully Sticks

September 28, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Kasel Associated Industries of Denver, Colorado is voluntarily recalling its Boots & Barkley 6 Count 5-Inch American Beef Bully Sticks because the product contains the salmonella bacteria. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Bird Food Recall from Lafeber Co.

August 6, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Lafeber Co., based in Cornell, Illinois, has recently recalled several lots of bird food due to high moisture levels which could lead to bacterial or fungal growth. READ MORE »


Dr. John Charos Appears on FiOS1's "Push Pause"

July 5, 2012 | Dr. John Charos of Central Veterinary Associates was interviewed for an episode of FiOS 1’s “Push Pause” about the grand opening of the Valley Stream Dog Park. READ MORE »


Dr. Steven Fox Interviewed by FM News New York

June 20, 2012 | On June 20, Dr. Steven Fox of Central Veterinary Associates was interviewed by FM News New York (WEMP 101.9 FM) on ways to keep your pet safe during the hot weather. READ MORE »


Dr. Ernest Vine Appears on News 12’s “Animal Island”

May 31, 2012 | Dr. Ernest Vine was featured on News 12’s “Animal Island” segment on May 22 to discuss ways to protect your pet during flea and tick season as the weather gets hotter. READ MORE »


Central Vets Mineola Is Now Open

May 31, 2012 | As of May 31, Central Vets Mineola is now open for pet owners who need to maintain care of their animals. It is located at 220 East Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, which is the former site of Ultravet Diagnostics. READ MORE »


CVA Offers Low-Cost Rabies Vaccinations and Microchipping during “Dog Day at the Green”

May 22, 2012 | In celebration of the grand opening of the Valley Stream Dog Park, Central Veterinary Associates offered a low-cost rabies vaccination and microchipping clinic at Valley Stream Dog Park on May 5. Proceeds went to benefit Friends of Valley Stream Dogs. READ MORE » | WATCH VIDEO»


Winners of Cutest Dog Contest Announced

May 9, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates announced the winners of the “Cutest Dog Contest” at the “Dog Day at the Green” on May 5. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Receives “Friend of the Environment” Award from Alley Pond Environmental Center

April 27, 2012 | On April 21, Central Veterinary Associates’ doctors and staff received the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s (APEC) 2012 Friend of the Environment Award at APEC’s Earth Day reception in Douglaston, Queens. READ MORE »


Queens Courier’s Cutest Pet Contest Runs Until May 25

April 3, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates is sponsoring The Queens Courier’s 2012 Cutest Pet Contest and is urging its clients to submit their best photos of their favorite pets and to vote on their family’s and friends’ dogs until May 25. READ MORE »


CVA Named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor Award by ImproMed, LLC

March 2, 2012 | ImproMed, LLC has announced that Central Veterinary Associates has been named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor during its annual Customer of the Year Awards. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Wins “Best of the Boro” Award

February 28, 2012 | Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it has won The Queens Courier’s 2011 “Best of the Boro” Health & Beauty Awards in the category for Best Veterinarian. READ MORE »


"Mr. Popper’s Penguins" Now Available on DVD & Blu-Ray

January 17, 2012 | “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” a movie starring Jim Carrey, is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray. Dr. Ernest Vine, Dr. John Charos and Dr. Laura Gorman worked on the set of the film, as they were responsible for checking the penguins’ health status and preparing them for the transition to a saltwater environment. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Receives Long Island Business News’ Health Care Heroes Award

January 13, 2012 | On November 10, Central Veterinary Associates was named winner of the Long Island Business News Health Care Heroes Award in the category of Veterinary Hero. READ MORE »


Dr. Aaron Vine Appears on News 12’s “Animal Island”

December 22, 2011 | Dr. Aaron Vine of Central Veterinary Associates appeared on News 12’s “Animal Island” to discuss ways to keep your pet safe this holiday season. READ MORE »


Dr. Ernest Vine Interviewed on FiOS1

December 19, 2011 | Dr. Ernest Vine of Central Veterinary Associates was interviewed by FiOS1 about ways to keep your pet safe this holiday season. READ MORE »


Dr. Thanh Dang Joins Central Veterinary Associates

November 29, 2011 | Dr. Thanh Dang has joined Central Veterinary Associates as its Associate Doctor. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates Reminds the Public that It Offers Emergency Care during the Holidays

November 22, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates is reminding the public that it is offering emergency care services during the holiday season, including Thanksgiving Day. READ MORE »


Dr. John Charos Interviewed on News 12

November 14, 2011 | Dr. John Charos was interviewed by News 12 on November 14 on the importance of getting a flu shot for your pet. WATCH VIDEO »


Dr. Ernest Vine Appears on News 12’s “Animal Island”

November 3, 2011 | Dr. Ernest Vine appeared on a November 3 episode of News 12’s “Animal Island.” He talked about the importance of vaccinating your pet from canine influenza. WATCH VIDEO »


Three Doctors Join Central Veterinary Associates’ Staff

November 1, 2011 | Dr. Colleen Clark, Dr. Jenna Heusi, and Dr. Virginia Jurgens have joined Central Veterinary Associates as its Associate Doctors. READ MORE »


Dr. Frank J DeFeis Achieves Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture

Dr. Frank J DeFeis, Central Veterinary Associates’ Senior Vice President and Director of Oncology, Acupuncture and Homeopathic Medicine, has achieved certification in veterinary acupuncture from the Chi Institute in Reddick, Florida. READ MORE »


Teaming Up to Save an Animal's Life

August 3, 2011 | When Arlene Zuckerman headed back toward the Long Island Rail Road station after visiting her parents in Valley Stream on July 17, she did not expect to see a bird measuring three-and-a-half feet in length come crashing to the pavement. READ ARTICLE (PDF) »


Central Veterinary Associates Appeared on News 12's "Animal Island" Segment

July 21, 2011 | Dr. John Charos of Central Veterinary Associates brought a sulcata tortoise on News 12's "Animal Island" segment. WATCH VIDEO »


Central Veterinary Associates Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at “Family Fun Day”

July 13, 2011 | On June 25, veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates and Bayside Animal Clinic held a low-cost microchip clinic during the Friends of Fort Totten Parks’ “Family Fun Day” at the Fort Totten Parade Grounds in Bayside. READ MORE »


Dr. Greg Nelson, DVM, DVABM, was interviewed by FiOS1 on how to take care of your pets during the hot summer season

July 11, 2011 | WATCH VIDEO »


Central Veterinary Associates Appeared on News 12's "Animal Island" Segment

June 30, 2011 | WATCH VIDEO »


Central Veterinary Associates Worked on the Set of the Film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” Starring Jim Carrey

June 17, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates worked on the set of the film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” starring Jim Carrey. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Offers Free Rabies Vaccinations for Over 100 Pets

June 8, 2011 | As a public service, veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. came to Pet Works in Lawrence to provide free rabies vaccinations for pets on May 22. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Cares for Alligator Found at Mill Pond

June 6, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announces that an alligator has been in its care after it was brought in by a couple who found it at Mill Pond in Valley Stream. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at “Pets & Pals Party”

May 18, 2011 | On May 15, veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, P.C., Terrace Animal Clinic in Great Neck and Bayside Animal Clinic held a low-cost microchip clinic at Alley Pond Park in Douglaston. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Takes Care of “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”

April 26, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announced that it recently completed caring for a group of penguins that were used in the making of Jim Carrey’s latest film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” which is scheduled to be released on June 17. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. and Alley Pond Environmental Center Present “A Salute to NYC Biodiversity” Photo Contest

April 15, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. will join Alley Pond Environmental Center in judging the entries for the “A Salute to NYC Biodiversity” photography contest. READ MORE »


Dr. John Charos Interviewed by Channel 2 News

March 21, 2011 | Dr. John Charos, Chief Operating Officer, Central Veterinary Associates, P.C., was interviewed by Channel 2 News on the cats that were trapped by a Suffolk County man and released in the woods at Sunken Meadow Park. READ MORE »


Boa Constrictor Abandoned in Springfield Park Available for Adoption

February 23, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announces that a snake that was placed in its care after being found abandoned in Queens County late last year has recovered and is available for adoption. READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Receives Accreditation from New York State VFAP

January 19, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. has received accreditation from the New York State Veterinary Facility Accreditation Program (VFAP). READ MORE »


Dr. Greg Nelson Board Certified as General Practitioner

January 3, 2011 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announced that Dr. Greg Nelson, Senior Vice President, has been named a board-certified general practitioner in Canine & Feline Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). READ MORE »


Central Veterinary Associates to participate in Fundraisor for National Assistance Dog Training Organization

June 16, 2010 | Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. joins veterinarians nationwide in Dog Flu Vaccination Clinics to Benefit National Assistance Dog Training Organization. READ MORE »


Vets Heal Owl, Return Her to Wild

February 18, 2010 | The Alley Pond Environmental Center has an extra pair of wings in its skies, thanks to the caring work provided by one Queens- and Nassau- based veterinary center. READ MORE (PDF) »