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Our Suffolk County veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Just like us, there can be many causes for our pets losing their appetites. Here, our vets in Suffolk County share some of the common reasons why your dog won't eat and what you can do when this happens.

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Heartworm in Dogs - Prevention & Treatment

Heartworm in Dogs - Prevention & Treatment

Heartworm disease is a serious, often fatal condition in dogs that can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and more. Preventing heartworm disease is easier on your pet and your wallet than treating the disease after your dog gets ill. Our Suffolk County vets explain why.

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Costs of Owning a Dog

Costs of Owning a Dog

Dogs can certainly steal our hearts away and become treasured members of our family, but that love and loyalty come at a very real price. Here our Suffolk County vets talk about the cost of owning a dog and what expenses you need to be prepared for.

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Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

When it comes to the ongoing care of your pet you will need to bring them in for routine check-ups. One of the ways that you can make these check-ups more affordable and ensure that your pet gets continuous care is with wellness plans. Below, our Suffolk County vets talk about pet wellness plans, what they include and if they are worth it for your pet.

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Guide To Raising a Puppy

Guide To Raising a Puppy

Puppies can make an incredible and loving addition to your home and family but there is a lot of responsibility that comes with them as well. Today, our Suffolk County vets share some information about raising a new puppy and offer advice to help you have a smooth transition.

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Puppy & Kitten: Raising Your Pets Together

Puppy & Kitten: Raising Your Pets Together

If you are considering a new pet then you begin to think, why not two? You may also wonder if it would be possible to raise a cat and a dog together comfortably. Our Deer Park Animal Hospital vets discuss raising a puppy and kitten together and why it can be a great idea to make this decision.

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Cat Breeds - Do Siamese and Munchkins Live The Longest?

Cat Breeds - Do Siamese and Munchkins Live The Longest?

On average, domestic cats tend to live until they are around the age of 10 when well cared for. Today, our Suffolk County vets share a list of cats that are known to live the longest, including Munchkin and Siamese cats.

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How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

As your dog begins to get up into their golden years, their veterinary care needs will begin to change. Today our Suffolk County vets talk about how to take care of a senior dog and offer some tips and advice to help your pet stay healthy longer.

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Old Cats – Care for Senior Cats

Old Cats – Care for Senior Cats

While we hope that our cats will stay young and nimble forever we all know that eventually our feline friends will age and that there will be changes. Today our Suffolk County vets discuss how to know when your cat is a senior and what the differences will be in care for your older cat.

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Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

When dogs begin to age many things will change. One of the most common areas that you notice a difference will be their weight and while you may be worried about weight gain there is also the concern of weight loss in senior dogs. Our Suffolk County vets discuss weight loss in older dogs and when you might worry.

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