• Why Dental Hygiene is Important for Dogs
    Proper dental hygiene is essential for the overall health and well-being of our canine companions. Just like humans, dogs can suffer from various dental issues that can lead to discomfort Read more
  • Why Dental Hygiene is Important For Cats
    Proper dental hygiene is crucial for the overall health and well-being of our feline companions. Just like humans, cats can suffer from dental issues such as cavities, extractions, bad breath, Read more
  • Flea & Tick Prevention: Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks
    Flea & Tick Prevention: Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks Fleas and ticks are far more than mere pests. These parasites can have an adverse effect on your companion’s Read more
  • Toxic Ingestion / Poison
    Toxic Ingestion and Poison  At St. Francis Hospital for Animals, our veterinary center in Oakdale, NY, we believe that the bond you share with your pet is special. Our dedicated team Read more
  • Pet Emergency After a Fight
    Dealing with a Pet Emergency after a Fight  As a pet owner in Oakdale, you want to keep your furry friend safe from harm. Unfortunately, sometimes accidents happen, and your pet Read more
  • Winter Pet Skin and Fur Conditions
    At St. Francis Hospital for Animals, we're on a mission to help pets feel their best and look their best. If your pet is suffering from hair loss, dry skin, Read more
  • How Safe Is Pet Anesthesia?
    Waiting for your pet's surgery to conclude can be stressful. You want to ensure your pet is in good hands and will be well taken care of during the procedure. Read more
  • How to Take Care for My Pet's Ears
    When it comes to keeping your pet healthy, include your pet's ears. Just like you take optimal care of your pet's skin, eyes and teeth, don't forget the ears because Read more
  • What Causes Pet Ear Infections?
    Is your pet whining or tilting its head? These may be signs that your pet is suffering from an ear infection. At St. Francis Hospital for Animals, we are here Read more
  • What to Expect from Your Puppy or Kittens First Exam
    Congratulations on your new puppy or kitten! With luck, you will be able to share life and love with your new pet for many years to come. Start that journey Read more
  • How to Know if Your Pet Has Been Poisoned
    Pets have a talent for getting into trouble. They roll around in toxic materials and eat what they shouldn’t. When your pet shows the symptoms of being poisoned, contact an Read more
  • Questions to Ask Before Pet Surgery
    You and your vet have decided your beloved pet needs surgery. You’re sure to have a lot of questions. St. Francis Hospital for Animals in Oakdale, NY, has put together Read more
  • Cold Weather Tips
    Cold weather is a major annoyance for people, but do you ever think about what the cold might feel like for a pet? Dry air and wet weather can lead Read more
  • Why Is My Dog Vomiting?
    If your dog only vomits once, that’s normal. What’s not normal is if your dog shows any other symptoms other than vomiting, or if the vomiting is constant, if there Read more
  • Common Pet Problems
    Whether you're a cat person or a dog person, all pet owners can agree on one thing. Pets are part of the family. And as family members, their health is Read more
  • Protect Your Dog or Cat from Heartworm Disease
    Heartworm Disease Prevention and Treatment Heartworms are a parasite that grows and lives inside the heart and pulmonary artery. Heartworms mainly attack dogs but can also affect cats. A simple bite Read more

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