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  • Unusual Summer Pet Dangers

    Jun 12 2012

    Summer time is fun time, but hot weather often makes for some unique challenges. We’ve often been educated on the common dangers of the hot weather – heat stroke, sunburn,…

  • Why Does My Pet’s Breath Stink?

    May 31 2012

    During my 37 years of practice, one of the most common complaints I have heard from clients is that their dog or cat’s breath stinks. Taking care of your pet’s…

  • Dr. Jacqueline Nicholson

    Thunderstorms, Fireworks & Things That Go Boom

    May 17 2012

    With Fourth of July just around the corner, many of you are aware of significant changes in your pets’ behavior when exposed to sudden loud noises. Why do dogs fear…

  • Dr. Jacqueline Nicholson

    Your Plants & Your Cats

    May 11 2012

    Cats are my favorite animals to have as pets for several reasons. They’re smart, independent, clean, affectionate, and intuitive – or at least most of them are. They also have…

  • Hi-Tor Animal Care Center is in Desperate Need!

    Apr 10 2012

    The Hi-Tor Animal Care Center is the only animal care and control shelter in Rockland County, New York. The shelter was founded back in 1973 and now takes in about…

  • Dr. Jacqueline Nicholson

    For Pet Owners: Outdoor Hazards

    Apr 02 2012

    By Jacqueline Nicholson, DVM Warmer temperatures are coming and all of us pet lovers should be wary of certain outdoor exposures. If you regularly leave your dog outside without your supervision,…

  • Dr. Jacqueline Nicholson

    Heat Stroke & Your Pets

    Mar 30 2012

    Summer will be here before you know it – and summer is a great time to be a dog. The kids are out of school. Outdoor activities are abundant. The…

  • The Uninvited Guest That Can Ruin Your Springtime

    Mar 22 2012

    Springtime is here and your pets are probably just as happy as you are to welcome the beautiful weather. But with the carefree frolicking in the grass comes a hidden…

  • My Life: Thanks to my Dog!

    Mar 19 2012

    As a veterinarian, I often get asked the question “When did you realize you wanted to be a veterinarian?” Many of my colleagues knew that they wanted to be veterinarians…

  • Pet Insurance: Your New Year’s Resolution

    Mar 05 2012

    I know a very sweet dog who developed a very terrible disease. The majority of dogs with this condition die. He lived. He stayed at my hospital for a week…