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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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Have Pet, Will Travel-August 2011 Newsletter

Have Pet, Will Travel-August 2011 Newsletter

You love your pet and you love to travel. Once mutually exclusive, these two passions are now celebrated together as pet owners learn to travel with their pets. With a growing number of travel-related companies catering to the needs of pet owners,there’s no reason to leave your beloved pet at home when traveling abroad. Instead, pack up your pooch and enjoy the sights together. West Chelsea Veterinary is internationally accredited and is able to prepare your travel paperwork and also assist you in obtaining the necessary certification from the United States Department of Agriculture prior to travel.

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Veterinary X-Rays Get to the Heart of the Matter-April 2011 Newsletter

Veterinary X-Rays Get to the Heart of the Matter-April 2011 Newsletter

Part I of II in Our “Seeing Your Pets From the Inside Out” Series From identifying swallowed foreign objects to detecting early signs of heart disease to locating bone fractures, radiographic images (better known as x-rays) are a com- mon and essential diagnostic tool used at West Chelsea Veterinary on a daily basis.

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Spring Forward To Pet Safe Cleaning-March 2011 Newsletter

Spring Forward To Pet Safe Cleaning-March 2011 Newsletter

March 20th officially marks the beginning of Spring, which for many, is the perfect time to get cleaning. While pet lovers may say it’s easy to love their furry friends, it can be harder to love the mess pets can leave on rugs, floors and furniture, not to mention the build up of pet hair and dust.

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Love Your Pet, Love Their Teeth And Gums-February 2011 Newsletter

Love Your Pet, Love Their Teeth And Gums-February 2011 Newsletter

You may brush your own sweet tooth after a Valentine’s Day treat, but how about your pet’s? Eighty percent of people brush their teeth twice a day, but their pets’ teeth get far less attention, says the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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Baby It’s Cold Outside...-January 2011 Newsletter

Baby It’s Cold Outside...-January 2011 Newsletter

Jack Frost is here and nipping at New York City pets’ cold, wet noses and furry paws. As you and your dogs brave the city’s icy sidewalks, slush puddles and freezing wind and your cats search for cozy spots and entertainment indoors, West Chelsea Veterinary invites you to keep the following in mind: Taking just a few moments to protect your pets against winter weather, indoors and out, can ensure good health and comfort.

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Tis’ the Season for Pets Swallowing Holiday Objects-December 2010 Newsletter

Tis’ the Season for Pets Swallowing Holiday Objects-December 2010 Newsletter

It’s that time of year again-beautiful decorations hanging wall-to-wall and scrump- tious food filling our stomachs. But did you know it’s also the time of year cats and dogs are at risk for filling their own tummies with troublesome treats and trimmings? To help reduce the risks and make sure this truly is “the most wonderful time of the year,” our veterinary team is sharing our most essential checklist of potential holiday safety hazards.

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