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Puppy and Kitten Care 101-August 2010 Newsletter

Puppy and Kitten Care 101-August 2010 Newsletter

Pet lovers may easily insist that their cats and dogs greatly enrich their lives. Both can be loyal and loving companions. This may be why, according to the 2009/2010 National Pet Owners Survey, 62% of (or 71.4 million) U.S. households have pets.

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Could Your Pet Have Allergies?-July 2010 Newsletter

Could Your Pet Have Allergies?-July 2010 Newsletter

Incessant itching, licking, biting and scratching are all commonplace for pets suffering from skin allergies. Like humans, pets endure a wide-range of dermatological allergic reactions that often leave their skin scabby, dry and inflamed and their quality-of-life lessened. These issues are so wide-spread, they consistently rank as the country’s most common reason our pets visit their vets. For furry New Yorkers, and just like their human counterparts, the issue of pet allergies is as big as the city in which we live.

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Canine Influenza Virus, H3N8 (Dog Flu)-June 2010 Newsletter

Canine Influenza Virus, H3N8 (Dog Flu)-June 2010 Newsletter

If you’re a dog owner, chances are you’ve heard of Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) or dog flu. CIV is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by a virus that affects dogs of all ages and breeds. As your pets’ healthcare team, we would like to address the associated potential risks, symptoms and treatment options regarding this very real health concern.

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Itʼs That Time of Year Again...National Pet Dental Health Month!-February 2010 Newsletter

Itʼs That Time of Year Again...National Pet Dental Health Month!-February 2010 Newsletter

Each year as February rolls around, you may be pleading with a certain groundhog for winter to be over, or you may be planning a romantic Valentine’s Day. What you’re probably not thinking about is your pet’s dental health. In fact, it could be the furthest thought from your mind. West Chelsea Veterinary would like to remind you why your pet’s teeth play such an important part in keeping your pet healthy this month and all year long.

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Helping Homeless Pets This Holiday Season-December 2009

Helping Homeless Pets This Holiday Season-December 2009

This holiday season more than any other, donations to local charities are a perfect solution for that pet lover on your holiday list that simply has everything! While your dog or cat may be spoiled and warm this holiday season, there are thousands of pets in the New York City area that are still looking for a forever home. Making a donation to a pet friendly charity as a holiday gift for your hard-to-buy-for pet loving friends and family can make a world of difference for homeless pets that are forced to spend this holiday at a shelter.

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Considering Acupuncture?-October 2009 Newsletter

Considering Acupuncture?-October 2009 Newsletter

Just like trends in fashion, acupuncture is back. Except it’s not a trend at all. This proven alternative therapy has become more popular with pet owners and is helping pets across the country lead active and more comfortable lifestyles.

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Honoring West Chelsea Veterinaryʼs Front Desk Support Team-Fall 2009 Newsletter

Honoring West Chelsea Veterinaryʼs Front Desk Support Team-Fall 2009 Newsletter

We’re very proud of our dynamic and friendly front desk support team here at West Chelsea Veterinary Hospital. Our clients often say our team’s professional demeanor and upbeat personalities bring comfort and joy to two and four legged visitors each and every day. As the first humans your pets encounter when they come into our office, our front desk support team’s job is to turn what could be a nerve-racking visit to the doctor into a comfortable home-like experience for you and your pet, filled with treats, cuddles and belly rubs.

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West Chelsea Veterinary Wins National Hospital Design Award-July 2009 Newsletter

West Chelsea Veterinary Wins National Hospital Design Award-July 2009 Newsletter

West Chelsea Veterinary Wins National Hospital Design Award & Kitten Season - Why An Abundance of Kittens Is a Bad Thing

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Jet-Setting Pets - Tips For Traveling Abroad with Your Pets-June 2009 Newsletter

Jet-Setting Pets - Tips For Traveling Abroad with Your Pets-June 2009 Newsletter

In a super-mobile society like ours, the idea of traveling abroad with a beloved pet may be appealing. After all, millions do it every year. However, the international pet travel process can be time consuming and sometimes very stressful for some pet owners. We’re here to help!

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Tiny Parasites Can Create Big Problems For Pets-May 2009 Newsletter

Tiny Parasites Can Create Big Problems For Pets-May 2009 Newsletter

Spring is finally here, along with outdoor enjoyment. However, even in New York City and surrounding areas, springtime also brings dangerous parasites like ticks, fleas and heartworms. The good news is, protecting your pet from parasitic diseases is easy and cost effective.

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