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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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While they may be older in years, senior pets still have so much love to give-November 2010 Newsletter

While they may be older in years, senior pets still have so much love to give-November 2010 Newsletter

What’s more, that love is medically proven to benefit your own health. Today, and thanks to ongoing advances in modern veterinary medicine (and savvy pet owners who real- ize the importance of regular preventative care), pets are living longer and healthier lives than ever—many well into their teens! This month’s newsletter is dedicated to our older pets and to ensuring their best health throughout their golden years. Additionally, November is the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals www.aspca.org (ASPCA®) and Petfinder.com’s “Adopt-A-Senior Pet Month,” so we’ll address the many benefits of adding an older pet to your family.

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Top Wellness Tips from Your Veterinary Team-October 2010 Newsletter

Top Wellness Tips from Your Veterinary Team-October 2010 Newsletter

Happy “National Pet Wellness Month!” Each October, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Fort Dodge Animal Health, and the AVMA’s over 71,000 member veterinary hospitals participate in this nation-wide campaign to educate their clients and help to make a difference in the lives of our pets.

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Cats, Dogs and Breed-Specific Wellness-September 2010 Newsletter

Cats, Dogs and Breed-Specific Wellness-September 2010 Newsletter

Did you know that some pets could be at risk for breed specific ailments? Experience and science tell us many cat and dog breeds, just like varying human races, are often genetically prone to certain medical conditions. “Understanding which breeds are most at risk can be very useful, especially when selecting a new pet,” says West Chelsea Vet practice manager Liz Luboja. “I love Labradors, despite knowing that they may be prone to specific health conditions. While that wouldn’t deter me from owning a lab, I believe being educated about the breed you choose is essential. Vets and responsible breeders know to look for these traits and can help your pets enjoy a healthy, happy life.”

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WCV Hospital Brochure - All About WCV

WCV Hospital Brochure - All About WCV

West Chelsea Veterinary was founded in 1997 with the sole mission of treating beloved companion animals with the most advanced and compassionate veterinary care possible. Today, West Chelsea Veterinary houses the same highly-skilled, caring, and experienced veterinarians and support staff our family of patients and clients have come to know and love.

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