Dr. Jennifer Good will never forget the September morning when she first saw Bandit in the intensive care unit at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) of NYC, a community partner veterinary hospital of the ASPCA.
New York City’s Animal Medical Center might be a pet’s answer to the Mayo Clinic, but it also provides specialized community funds.
“You can’t just run a half marathon with a dog that’s never run before,” said Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, who suggests treating a new-to-running dog like a new-to-running human. They’ll need time to build up speed and distance because “they have the same type … Continue reading Running With My New Pup
The arrival of dogsitting apps like Rover and Wag has led thecity to dust off a rule against caring for pets for pay in homes.
A 7-year-old German shepherd dog named Star has some new pep in her step. She lost part of her right hind leg at birth, leaving her unable to walk comfortably. Then two months ago she was fitted with a customized prosthetic leg. Star’s owner, Elaine Diasparra, says the difference has been drastic.