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Emergency Veterinary Hospitals

Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury

Address: 609-5 Cantiague Rock Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-420-0000
Site: http://www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/westbury/about-vca
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Long Island Veterinary Specialists – Emergency & Critical Care – Plainview

Address: 163 South Service Road,
Plainview, NY 11803
Phone: 516-501-1700
Site: http://www.livs.org/
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Blue Pearl Specialty & Emergency Medicine for Pets – Queens

Address: 107-28 71st Road, Forest Hills NY 11375
Phone: 718-263-0099
Site: http://newyork.bluepearlvet.com
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ASPCA Poison Control Hotline

Phone: 888-426-4435-0099
Site:https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control

Recommended Links

General Pet Health Information:

Holistic Medicine, Veterinary Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and acupuncture have been practiced in both animals and humans for thousands of years. Numerous studies show that acupuncture can be used to treat illness and is effective for pain relief. Call us if you are interested in scheduling a consultation for your pet.

Recommended Books for Holistic and Chinese Traditional Medicine:

  • Four Paws, Five Directions, A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Dogs & Cats by Cheryl Shwartz
  • Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for dogs & Cats by Richard Pitcairn
  • The Nature of Animal Healing: The Definitive Holistic Medicine Guide to Caring for Your Dog and Cat, by Martin Goldstein DVM
  • Essential Oils for Natural Pet Care: A Veterinarian’s Desk Reference for the Top Health concerns of Cats, Dogs & Horses, by Melissa Shelton

Pet Nutrition – What Should I Feed My Pet?

Just like for us, the best food for your pet is a diet containing fresh meats and vegetables and food based vitamin sources.  The best is to feed your pet a Raw food or home cooked diet.  Here are some links that may interest you.  Please check out our Blog for more  information.

Raw Diet Resources:      

At Williston Park Animal Hospital we carry several organic diets including frozen raw and freeze dried diets from  Primal Pet Foods ,  Stella & Chewy’s,  Raw N More and Rad Cat for our client’s convenience. If you are interested in purchasing a particular flavor for your pet please stop in to see us or give us a call. 

Home Cooked Diet Resources:

For a specialized home cooked diet for your dog or cat please contact us!

To Check the ingredients of your pet’s current food check the link below:

  • Dog Food Advisor: http://www.dogfoodadvisor.com/ This website allows you to research your pet’s current food and learn more about the ingredients it contains. If raw or home cooked diets are not an option for your pet we recommend using this website to help choose a better quality food for your pet.

Recommended Books:

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Other Holistic Therapies for Pets: 

Pet Insurance

We Recommend Pet Insurance to help with the unexpected costs that may arise in the event of an accident or illness. Just as insurance helps us pay for our healthcare, it can also benefit your pet. Many pet insurances now cover acupuncture and holistic medicine. For a more complete list please contact us. You may also contact the insurance companies directly for any questions.

Care Credit

Care Credit offers a medical credit card that gives you and your family a payment option for healthcare expenses including veterinary care. They offer several plans including a 6 month no interest plan. Visit their website to apply today.

Bereavment Support:

Support pages that may help with the loss of your beloved companion:

Other Links: 

Dog Trainers / Groomers / Boarding : 

*Please contact us for our full list of recommended dog trainers, groomers and boarding information.