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Press Releases from Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. (31 total)

Central Veterinary Associates Urges Pet Owners to Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With today being the first day of summer and temperatures reaching over 90 degrees, pet owners should take special care in ensuring their pet’s safety. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep pets safe and happy through the hottest days. ● Prevent heat stroke and passing out — Older, overweight and sick pets should not be allowed to spend a lot of time outside in

Central Veterinary Associates Warns Pet Owners of Heartworm Epidemic in the Spri …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With heartworm being diagnosed in all 50 states and The Companion Animal Parasite Council’s spring 2012 forecast calling for elevated levels of heartworm disease this year, with “high” levels in the Northeastern United States — including New York State — Central Veterinary Associates is warning pet owners that, with mosquitoes coming out earlier as the result of a warm winter, and rising temperatures over the next

Central Veterinary Associates to Offer Low-Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — In celebration of the grand opening of the Valley Stream Dog Park, Central Veterinary Associates will be offering a low-cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinic on May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both clinics will be held during the first annual “Dog Day at the Green,” which is being presented by the Incorporated Village of Valley Stream and the Friends of the Valley Stream

Central Veterinary Associates Receives “Friend of the Environment” Award fro …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — On April 21, Central Veterinary Associates’ doctors and staff received the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s (APEC) 2012 Friend of the Environment Award at APEC’s Earth Day reception in Douglaston, Queens. During the ceremony, they also received a special commendation from the Office of New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran. APEC’s Board Chairperson, Rita Sherman, also acknowledged CVA’s staff members who were in attendance for their work. The

Central Veterinary Associates Alerts Pet Owners of Recalls of Canine Heartworm P …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates is alerting pet owners that Virbac Animal Health of Fort Worth, Texas is recalling its Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets and Kaytee, a Central Garden & Pet brand based in Chilton, Wisconsin, is recalling its Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Birds and Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Macaw. Virbac has voluntarily recalled its canine heartworm and internal parasite preventive Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets

Central Veterinary Associates Reminds Pet Owners that Flea and Tick Season Is St …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With a winter season that produced above-average temperatures and a negligible amount of snowfall, Central Veterinary Associates is urging pet owners to protect their pets from fleas and ticks as these insects are coming out earlier because of the warmer weather. Fleas usually feed off the pet’s bloodstream around the head, neck and tail. After they are bitten, pets will usually scratch or bite themselves around those

Central Veterinary Associates Named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor Award by …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — ImproMed, LLC has announced that Central Veterinary Associates has been named Outstanding Veterinary Contributor during its annual Customer of the Year Awards. Central Veterinary Associates was cited for its work on the set of the film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” where they took care of the penguins during the filming while under the strict supervision of a penguin specialist. They performed weaning on the penguins to get them

Central Veterinary Associates Wins “Best of the Boro” Award

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it has won The Queens Courier’s 2011 “Best of the Boro” Health & Beauty Awards in the category for Best Veterinarian. Central Veterinary Associates is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. Central Veterinary Associates has its state-of-the-art hospital in Valley Stream which is open around the clock and also has other convenient locations in

Central Veterinary Associates to Receive “Friend of the Environment” Award f …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it will receive the Alley Pond Environmental Center’s (APEC) 2011 Friend of the Environment Award. Representatives from Central Veterinary Associates will accept the award at APEC’s Earth Day reception on April 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. The Friend of the Environment Award is given to those organizations which support APEC and its environmental causes and make a positive impression on the community

Central Veterinary Associates Urges Pet Owners to Vaccinate Pets against Canine …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — In response to a canine influenza outbreak at a local pet boarding facility, Central Veterinary Associates urges all pet owners to have their pets vaccinated against the canine flu, if they have not already done so, prior to having their pets boarded. In the event their pet becomes ill as the result of the virus, Central Veterinary Associates provides emergency care around the clock, including holidays. According

Dr. Thanh Dang Joins Central Veterinary Associates as Associate Doctor

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Dr. Thanh Dang has joined the hospital as its Associate Doctor. As part of a group of 17 doctors and more than 100 support staff members, he will be responsible for providing emergency and critical care for small and exotic animals at Central Veterinary Associates’ facility in Valley Stream, which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Dr. Dang

Central Veterinary Associates Reminds the Public that It Offers Emergency Care d …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates is reminding the public that it is offering emergency care services during the holiday season, including Thanksgiving Day. Central Veterinary Associates’ hospital, located at 73 West Merrick Road in Valley Stream, is open 365 days per year, 24 hours per day. Pet owners can bring their animals to Central Veterinary Associates’ state-of-the-art facility in the event their pet becomes ill. Central Veterinary Associates offers

Central Veterinary Associates Offers Safety Tips for Pets during Thanksgiving Se …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — With Thanksgiving just around the corner, pet owners should take precautions and special care of their pets during this special occasion. Central Veterinary Associates offers these tips to keep pets healthy and safe this Thanksgiving: ● Never Give Pets Undercooked Food — Undercooked turkey or any pastry batter can be very dangerous to pets. Undercooked treats may contain salmonella, which could lead to severe food poisoning. Symptoms

Three Doctors Join Central Veterinary Associates’ Staff

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Dr. Colleen Clark, Dr. Jenna Heusi, and Dr. Virginia Jurgens have joined the hospital as its Associate Doctors. As part of a group of 16 doctors and more than 100 support staff members, they will be responsible for providing emergency and critical care for animals at Central Veterinary Associates’ facility in Valley Stream, which operates 24 hours a day, 365

Central Veterinary Associates Provides Flu Vaccines for Dogs

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that it is currently offering vaccines for canines which may be susceptible to influenza and urges all pet owners to have their pets vaccinated if they have not already done so. According to the American Medical Veterinary Association, canine influenza is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by a virus — the same virus found in horses with equine influenza.

Central Veterinary Associates Urges NYC Cat Owners to Vaccinate Pets against Rab …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates is urging cat owners to have their pets vaccinated for rabies, not only to ensure their pet’s health, but because it is mandated by New York City and New York State law. This comes after a stray kitten had tested positive for rabies. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) recently reported that a stray kitten that was seen

Central Veterinary Associates Urges Prevention in the Face of Pending Heartworm …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — In the light of recent reports that a medication used for the treatment of heartworm in dogs is in short supply after the manufacturer stopped production this month, Central Veterinary Associates is urging its clients and the public to take preventative measures for their pets. Earlier this month, Merial, a producer of animal health products based in Duluth, Georgia, stated that there has been a shortage of

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at “Famil …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. and Bayside Animal Clinic are sponsoring a low-cost microchip clinic during the Friends of Fort Totten Parks’ 7th annual “Family Fun Day” on June 25. It will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Fort Totten Parade Grounds, 422 Weaver Road in Bayside. For $25, veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, Bayside Animal Clinic will help protect your pet with a Home

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Cares for Alligator Found at Mill Pond

VALLEY STREAM, NY —Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announces that an alligator has been in its care after it was brought in by a couple who found it at Mill Pond in Valley Stream. On June 4, a couple spotted a two-and-a-half-foot alligator at Mill Pond. Once they were able to capture the reptile, they contacted Central Veterinary Associates, who told them to bring it in since they are experienced with such

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Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Takes Care of “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announced that it recently completed caring for a group of penguins that were used in the making of Jim Carrey’s latest film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” which is scheduled to be released on June 17. The penguins were cared for by Dr. Ernest Vine, Practitioner of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. John Charos, Director of Avian and Exotics Medicine, and Dr. Laura Gorman, Associate Doctor

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. and Alley Pond Environmental Center Present …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. will join Alley Pond Environmental Center in judging the entries for the “A Salute to NYC Biodiversity” photography contest. Winning entries will be announced during the Saving Urban Biodiversity Conference. The conference will take place on April 27 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Boulevard, Douglaston. Winning entries will be on display during the conference. Entrants have been

Boa Constrictor Abandoned in Springfield Park Available for Adoption at Central …

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

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Reminds Pet Owners February is National Pet …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is reminding pet owners that February is National Pet Dental Health Month and to have their pet’s teeth and gums cleaned on a regular basis. National Pet Dental Health Month teaches pet owners that proper dental hygiene is equally as important for their pets. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), by the time a pet reaches two years of age, 80%

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Receives Accreditation from New York State V …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. has received accreditation from the New York State Veterinary Facility Accreditation Program (VFAP). This is an additional rigorous accreditation program that the Valley Stream location signed up for and passed. The organization cited Central Veterinary Associates for its state-of-the-art facility and its top-notch patient care. The VFAP is a volunteer program operated by the New York State Veterinary Medical Society (NYSVMS), a professional

Dr. Greg Nelson Board Certified as General Practitioner

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. announced that Dr. Greg Nelson, Senior Vice President, has been named a board-certified general practitioner in Canine & Feline Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). A rare accomplishment among Long Island veterinarians, Dr. Nelson becomes one of only 400 veterinarians board certified by the ABVP in Canine & Feline Practice in the U.S. The ABVP certifies veterinarians who demonstrate excellence

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Alerts Pet Owners of Recall of Pet Food Prod …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is alerting pet owners about a recall of pet foods manufactured by The Kroger Co. because the product may contain aflatoxin, which poses a health risk to pets. Kroger is recalling the following items: ● Pet Pride Cat Food sold in 3.5-lb. packages with a “sell by” date of OCT 23 11 DP and October 24, 2011 DP under the following UPC code:

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Reminds the Public that It Offers Emergency …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is reminding the public that it is offering emergency care services during the holiday season, including Christmas Day and New Year’s. Central Veterinary Associates’ hospital, located at 73 West Merrick Road in Valley Stream, is open 365 days per year, 24 hours per day. Pet owners can bring their animals to Central Veterinary Associates’ state-of-the-art facility in the event their pet becomes ill.

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Offers Advice on Keeping Your Pet Safe This …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — The holiday season can be a very joyous one for your pet, but it is as important to make sure it is a safe one. Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. offers these tips to keep your pets free from danger while enjoying the holiday’s festivities: ● Watch your pet around the Christmas tree — Make sure the tree is properly secured in its stand so it will not

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Offers Around-the-Clock Pet Boarding Service …

VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is proud to announce that it is offering 24-hour pet boarding services at its Valley Stream location year-round. Pet owners can have their animals stay at the state-of-the-art facility while they visit relatives for the day or the weekend, or take a weeklong vacation. These services are available 24 hours a day, even for Christmas and New Year’s. For those who are concerned