Things You Should Know When Adopting a New Feline Friend
June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, so it's the purrfect time to open your hearts and home to a new feline friend!
Here are some helpful tips you should know when adopting a new furry family member:
Protect Your Pets from Heartworm
Due to the influx of adoptions from the South, lately, we've been seeing more heartworm positive dogs than we have in recent years.
Heartworm is a serious disease that can affect your pet's heart and lungs as well as several other major organs. Heartworm is spread via mosquito bite and treatment can be costly, so prevention is the best course of action.
We follow the recommendation of the American Heartworm Society to conduct annual heartworm testing and use year round heartworm preventatives. If you have any questions regarding your dog's current heartworm status or the preventatives we recommend, please contact us.
Useful Tips for Brushing Your Dog's Teeth
At Middlebranch Veterinary, your dog's dental health is important to us!
Did you know that brushing your dog's teeth on a regular basis can significantly decrease the chances of periodontal disease?
Download our handy toothbrushing guide, so that you can keep your dog's teeth in excellent condition for many years to come!
As always, please give us a call at (845) 278-8000 if you have any questions about dental care or your dog's overall health.
Join Us at This Year's Paws for Art Event!
It’s that time of year again! Our Annual Spring Fling “Paws for Art” event is just around the corner, and we’d love for you to join us!
Middlebranch Veterinary is partnering with Putnam Humane and Happy Life Rescue to raise money for animals in need! This event is very special to us because it helps raise awareness and funds for these two wonderful organizations.
We've Updated Our Lyme Vaccine
To better protect your dog against Lyme disease, we are now carrying the newest, most comprehensive vaccine called Vanguard crLyme.
This vaccine is unlike any other on the market, which is why any dog that has been vaccinated against Lyme disease previously will require an initial series of two vaccinations, followed by a yearly booster vaccine.
Please call us today at (845) 278-8000 to schedule your dog's vaccination and ensure your pet gets the best protection available.
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