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Interview with Sgt. Cicora

July 6, 2015
By Brian Miller It is fair to admit that prior to working a Liverpool Animal Health Center, I had never really thought about the bond that people shared with their pets. I owned a dog and a cat at the time, and while I considered them to be part of my family, I had never [...]

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Pets, Cars & Heat

July 4, 2015

Pets, Cars & Heat Brutus, Duke, Coco, Lola and Jake…sure, they’re fairly common pet names, but they’re also the names of just a few of the pets that died last year because they were left in cars on warm (and not necessarily hot) days while their owners were shopping, visiting friends or family, or running […]

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“Ask the Vet” with Dr. Wormuth

June 26, 2015
By Brian Miller With spring finally here, it means that here in Central New York, we can finally put away our boots and coats, and tuck the mittens away for another few months. Though we’ll all be happy to get outdoors to enjoy the few fleeting weeks of beautiful weather, if you are pet owner, [...]

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Why some dogs bite children

June 21, 2015

Why some dogs bite children Teaching children how to approach dogs slowly and carefully as well as how to recognize warning signs are critical components of dog bite prevention. Remember, not all dogs are friendly and not all dogs want to be touched. Children are often at eye level, and may stare directly into dogs’ […]

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Bee Stings

May 18, 2015
The arrival of spring means that there are a number of stinging insects in the environment that can prove to be harmful to your pet. For this reason, according to Dr. Jason Hutt, there are a few things to keep in mind if you believe your dog or cat has been stung by a bee. [...]

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Dog Bite Prevention

May 14, 2015

Dog Bite Prevention (for more info, go to: https://www.avma.org/public/pages/Dog-Bite-Prevention.aspx) Dog Bite Facts: Each year, more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs. Almost 1 in 5 people bitten by dogs require medical attention. Every year, more than 800,000 Americans receive medical attention for dog bites; at least half of them are […]

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Ask the Vet: Spring

April 23, 2015
By Brian Miller While it may be hard for us in Central New York to believe it, spring is finally here!  As we shake off the winter blues and head outside to enjoy the milder temperatures, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to the health and safety of your [...]

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