The Oyster Bay Animal Hospital Blog

  • Winter Birding Part 1 – by Eileen Hagerman

    December 14, 2019 by

    Now that fall has come (and gone), and winter is on its way, it’s easy to be nostalgic for the warmer weather. In addition to the fallen leaves and dealing with wearing heavier coats, another seasonal change is the absence of many of the birds we’ve happily watched over the past few months, which might… Read more

  • Holiday Pet Safety Tips

    November 22, 2019 by

    With Thanksgiving and the  holiday season fast approaching, now is the perfect time to go over some very important pet safety tips.  Food Ingestion: The holidays mean lots of delicious food but please remember this food should be going in your mouth, not your pets!  As always, never feed your pets the following foods: -Chocolate-Anything with… Read more

  • Tick Incidence in Fall and Winter Months

    November 8, 2019 by

    There is a great misconception surrounding tick incidence and preventative use during the fall and winter months. Ticks thrive in warmth, but they won’t suddenly disappear when it gets colder outside. Your pet is still likely susceptible to a tick bite in colder temperatures as well as warmer weather. Flea and tick preventatives are greatly… Read more

  • FIV CATS: Truths & Myths

    October 18, 2019 by

    What is FIV and what does it mean when a cat is diagnosed?  FIV, also known as Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, is a common disease in cats. However, there are many misconceptions about FIV and what it means to have a cat who is FIV positive. One of the most important things to know about FIV… Read more

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