Pet of the week 11/3

Family Name: Allison Klein Pet Name: Marley Age: 8 Breed: Hound Dog Mix Fun Fact: Thanks to Dr Wallace and the crew at Cortlandt Animal Hospital, Marley is a leishmaniasis survivor! If you would like your furry friend to be the Cortlandt Animal Hospitals Pet Of The Week, please click here and fill out the [...]

Pet of the week 10/27

Family Name: Julene Caulfield Pet Name: Gus Age: 5 Breed: Labrador Fun Fact: Gus goes to work with his mom every day at Manhattanville College and plays with all of the students If you would like your furry friend to be the Cortlandt Animal Hospitals Pet Of The Week, please click here and fill out [...]

Pet of the week 10/21

Family Name: Corrine Mason Pet Name: Jake Age: 12 Breed: Beagle Fun Fact: Jake loves Halloween and especially the kids coming to the door.  He thinks they are all coming to visit him! If you would like your furry friend to be the Cortlandt Animal Hospitals Pet Of The Week, please click here and fill [...]

Pet of the week 5/31

Name: Brooklyn Viola Fun Fact: Her owner's went to look for a new puppy, but when they found out a new batch of dog's came in they went to look. Brooklyn was all alone and walked up to the Dad and his son rolled over to show her belly for love and that was the end of that. [...]

Pet of the week 5/9

Name: Emma Pischedda Nickname: Princess Emma-leeee Fun Fact: My mom found me hanging out in the bushes at her new house. I used to live at the neighbor's house but was afraid of the dogs and couldn't get to my litter box so they let me out. Mom knew I was a good girl in a situation [...]

Attention Itchy Dog Owners!

UPDATE – Apoquel will not be available till mid – 2015. Please read this letter from Zoetis for more information. Cortlandt Animal Hospital will continue to help your animals to scratch less until availability of this product. Introducing Apoquel, the newest FDA approved drug used to control itch and inflammation in allergic dogs over 12 […]

The Skinny on Flea and Tick Protection

Before we know it, the snow will be behind us.  As temperatures rise above 40 degrees, ticks will wake from their winter slumber and goal  one is to get a meal….from you or your pet.  While we have no good flea and tick preventatives for us ( I have oft joked with my pediatrician about […]

Seresto Flea and Tick Collars Offer 8 Months of Protection

Seresto kills fleas and ticks on dogs or cats for a full 8 months. Now pet owners have an effective and affordable option for flea and tick control in an easy-to-use eight-month collar. Seresto™ combines two active ingredients, imidacloprid and flumethrin, providing dual action against fleas and ticks. Bayer’s sustained release technology provides continuous protection […]

Warmer Weather and the Need for Vaccines

Spring is upon us. While vaccines can be given any time of year, the exposure risks for many of the diseases we vaccinate against increases with the warmer weather when we spend more time outside with our pets. Vaccination against rabies is required by law because of its zoonotic potential (meaning people can get it, […]

Companion Therapy Laser Provides Pain Free Procedures for Your Pet

LASER THERAPY AND YOUR PET What will the application of laser therapy do for my pet? Laser therapy applied with the Companion therapy laser system provides a sterile, pain-free, surgery- free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions, numerous dermatological problems, and pain. Whether your pet is […]

Dog Walking Etiquette

5 ways to be a polite and safe neighbor on your local trail walks with your pup! Dr. Monica Sterk, DVM LEASH UP First thing’s first – PUT ONE ON. Get familiar with your state’s leash law, or better yet just opt to always use a leash. No matter how well behaved your unleashed dog […]