Newsletters

Caring For Your Pet in an Emergency-May 2012 Newsletter

Caring For Your Pet in an Emergency-May 2012 Newsletter

West Chelsea Veterinary shares basic first aid tips for pet parents. As pet parents, we worry about the safety of our furry friends. We educate ourselves on the potential dangers hidden within our homes and neighborhoods, pet-proof our living quarters and inspect the labels of the food we give our dogs and cats.

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Spring and the City-March 2012 Newsletter

Spring and the City-March 2012 Newsletter

With temperatures barely dipping below freezing this year, New York City has experienced one of the warmest winters on record. Unseasonably mild weather means an unusually early spring season. Buds are growing on trees, flowers are almost in full bloom and even honeybees have begun pollination, well before the official start of spring on March 21.

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Caring for Your Pet’s Pearly Whites-June 2011 Newsletter

Caring for Your Pet’s Pearly Whites-June 2011 Newsletter

Comprehensive dental care ensures your pet stays healthy and pain-free. For many pet owners, dental care can become a last priority. Keeping pets wellfed, well-groomed, and well-exercised can often take precedence in your pet’s care and maintenance program. Proper dental care, however, is just as integral to your pet’s overall health and well-being, and involves much more than just an at-home brushing regimen.

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Milo & Chad: A life-changing friendship-February 2012 Newsletter

Milo & Chad: A life-changing friendship-February 2012 Newsletter

Milo Vaccaro is an energetic, happy, 13-year-old boy who loves school, watching movies and hanging out with his older brother, Sasha. But life wasn’t always like this for the teenager. In fact, the majority of his life has been a constant struggle, fraught with anxiety, frustration and unhappiness.

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A Lifesaving Mission-January 2012 Newsletter

A Lifesaving Mission-January 2012 Newsletter

When West Chelsea Veterinary’s Crechelle Oliveira found herself assisting in a surgery on Negrita,a senior dog with a very serious heart condition, while in Ecuador this past fall, she prayed the beloved dog would make it through his surgery without any complications.

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NYC Animal Shelters Home to Thousands of Pets in Need-December 2011 Newsletter

NYC Animal Shelters Home to Thousands of Pets in Need-December 2011 Newsletter

Tens of thousands of dogs and cats are rescued every year in New York City through dozens of animal rescue and shelter organizations. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, other city shelters, or “pounds,” such as the Animal Care and Control of New York City (AC&C) takes in approximately 40,000 animals each year, many of which are euthanized.

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Kitty Care 101: Caring for Your Cat in New York City-November 2011 Newsletter

Kitty Care 101: Caring for Your Cat in New York City-November 2011 Newsletter

As a cat lover based in New York City, have you ever wondered if life in the concrete jungle is fulfilling for your favorite feline friend? While some may hold the belief that cats need access to the outdoors to embrace their hunter-like tendencies, this is not necessarily true. Even the smallest of indoor living spaces can be a perfectly happy, healthy environment for cats when they receive love and attention from their owners and have activities to keep them stimulated.

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Dog and The City-October 2011 Newsletter

Dog and The City-October 2011 Newsletter

While New York City is likely one of the greatest cities in the world, the large urban center comes with a unique set of living challenges. Tight quarters and sky-high costs, along with crowded sidewalks, roads, and public transportation are just a few of the living conditions New Yorkers face every day. Throw a dog or puppy into the mix and NYC living can get complicated. Luckily, being an urban pet parent doesn’t have to be stressful. With an estimated 1.7 million dogs living in the Big Apple, plenty of dog owners have found ways to thrive in the city.

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Like humans, pets love to eat-July 2011 Newsletter

Like humans, pets love to eat-July 2011 Newsletter

According to the American Pet Products Association, nearly $19 billion was spent in 2010 just on feeding our pets. But not all pet food is created equal. With hundreds of brands, types, and flavors available, it can be difficult to know which foods to choose.

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Caring For Your Pet's Pearly Whites-June 2011 Newsletter

Caring For Your Pet's Pearly Whites-June 2011 Newsletter

Comprehensive dental care ensures your pet stays healthy and pain-free For many pet owners, dental care can become a last priority. Keeping pets wellfed, well-groomed, and well-exercised can often take precedence in your pet’s care and maintenance program. Proper dental care, however, is just as integral to your pet’s overall health and well-being, and involves much more than just an at-home brushing regimen.

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