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Swimming Dog Safety Tips

Now that the weather is warm, many dog owners will be taking their pets for a swim. However, one must be careful when they go swimming with their dog. While you may think that your dog is an excellent swimmer, most dogs are not comfortable in the water....

Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs in cats can be very dangerous. If a cat gets a hairball, it can cause vomiting, lethargy, diarrhea, constipation, and lack of appetite. Fortunately, here at Garden City Veterinary Hospital, we know how to help your cat in the event that they get...

Dog Ticks

Dog Ticks are one of a dog owners worst nightmares. They are attracted to heat and motion, and generally seek out mammals, such as dogs. Ticks are parasitic arthropods that sustain themselves by feeding off of their host. Although most tick bites do not...

Canine Influenza Outbreak

Canine influenza, otherwise known as the dog flu, is a highly contagious illness that could potentially be deadly to your dog. Here’s what you should know about it:The illness, also known as CI, is a highly contagious viral infection that can hit dogs and...

Veterinarians Near Me?

Veterinarians Near Me? Here at Garden City Veterinary Care, we love being veterinarians. Taking care of pets and their owners is our top priority.As you may know, there are many veterinarians in Pennsylvania, but did you know that there are nearly 80,000...

International Guide Dog Day

International Guide Dog Day falls on April 25th every year. This day celebrates the importance of guide dogs and how they support blind people. Guide dogs are trained to be able to access public transportation, avoid obstacles, cross roads safely, and...

Dogs and Breast Cancer

Dogs that have Breast Cancer are usually unaware that they have it and in most cases seem to be oblivious to the condition that they are in. Certain types of Breast Cancer in dogs, like Inflammatory Carcinoma, can become quite aggressive and can cause...

Pet Toxins

We wanted to share this great information about pet toxins from our friends at the ASPCA:The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center  (APCC) is your best resource for animal poison-related emergencies—24 hours a day, 365 days a year. APCC works hard to provide...

Pet Insurance

We found this information about various pet insurance options online at:  www.consumersadvocate.org   If you have questions about pet insurance, please contact one of our veterinarians.Consistently #1 in customer satisfaction, A+ BBBChosen by almost 90% of...

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Wed: 8:00am – 6:00pm
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