02-24-2011 08:52 AM CET - Health & Medicine

Boa Constrictor Abandoned in Springfield Park Available for Adoption at Central Veterinary Associates, P.C.

Press release from: Central Veterinary Associates, P.C.
PR Agency: PRMG
Dr. John Charos of Central Veterinary Associates with the boa constrictor.
Dr. John Charos of Central Veterinary Associates with the boa constrictor.

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announces that a snake that was placed in its care after being found abandoned in Queens County late last year has recovered and is available for adoption.

On November 21, 2011, police officers from the 105th Precinct found a 16-pound Columbian red-tailed boa constrictor that was abandoned in Springfield Park in Rosedale. The veterinarians at Central Veterinary Associates took in the reptile and nursed it back to health. The snake is now available for adoption.

“We are glad to see that the snake has made a full recovery,” said Dr. Steven Fox, Chief Executive Officer and President, Central Veterinary Associates. “I would like to thank our wonderful veterinarians and staff at Central Veterinary Associates, including Dr. John Charos, our Director of Avian and Exotics Medicine, for providing the care needed to make this reptile healthy again.”

For more information or to make an appointment, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.

* Photo is attached and available upon request.

About Central Veterinary Associates, P.C.
Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. The main hospital is located in Valley Stream, which provides 24-hour care at its state-of-the-art facility. Central Veterinary Associates also has other convenient locations in Great Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, Far Rockaway and Belle Harbor. The hospital features intensive care units and intravenous infusion pumps and offers state-of-the-art radiology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, otoscopy and dentistry services. Central Veterinary Associates has over 100 staff members, including 14 veterinarians, as well as a board-certified radiologist and surgeon. For more information, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.

Hank Russell, Public Relations Director
156 North Ocean Avenue
Patchogue, NY 11772

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