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Emergency Veterinary Hospitals
Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center of Westbury
Address: 609-5 Cantiague Rock Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Map of Location
Long Island Veterinary Specialists – Emergency & Critical Care – Plainview
Blue Pearl Specialty & Emergency Medicine for Pets – Queens
ASPCA Poison Control Hotline
General Pet Health Information:
- Veterinary Partner – resource for your pet’s health questions: http://www.veterinarypartner.com/
- Growing up with pets – raising happy kids & healthy pets: http://www.growingupwithpets.com/index2.shtml
- Brushing your pet’s teeth:
- Traveling with your pet / International Health Certificates :
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.
- The Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine: http://www.tcvm.com/
- American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association: http://www.ahvma.org/
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 multiple flavors of Primal Pet Foods Frozen & Freeze Dried Diets, as well as some Stella & Chewy’s and Natures Variety for our client’s convenience.
- Primal Pet Foods – Organic Raw Diet: http://www.primalpetfoods.com/
- Nature’s Variety: http://www.naturesvariety.com/
- Stella and Chewy’s : http://www.stellaandchewys.com/index.php
- Raw N More: https://www.facebook.com/RawNMoreLLC/ (Local source for raw food)
Home Cooked Diet Resources:
For a specialized home cooked diet for your dog or cat please contact us!
- Balance it.com – Home Cooked diets for pets: https://secure.balanceit.com/
- Feline Nutrition: http://www.catinfo.org
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.
- Dr. Becker’s Real Food for Healthy Pets by Beth Taylor & Karen Shaw Becker
- Give your dog a bone by Ian Billinghurst
- Switching to Raw by Susan K Johnson
- Chow Hounds by Ernie Ward
- K9 Kitchen by Monic Segal
- Complete & Balanced Recipes for Dogs & Hilary’s Blend for Dogs by Hilary Watson
- Cat Cookbook & Hilary’s Blend for Cats by Hilary Watson
Recommended Natural Supplements:
- Standard Process: https://www.standardprocess.com/Home
- VetriScience: http://www.vetriscience.com/
- Emerson Ecologics: https://www.emersonecologics.com/
- Mercola Healthy Pets: http://healthypets.mercola.com/
- Dr. Dobias Natural Healing Supplements: http://peterdobias.com/
- Young Living Essential Oils: https://www.youngliving.com/en_US/discover
- Animal EO – Essential Oils for Animals: http://www.animaleo.info/
Other Holistic Therapies for Pets:
- Laser Therapy for Pets: http://www.litecure.com/companion/
- Stem Cell Therapy – VetStem: http://www.vet-stem.com/
- Veterinary Chiropractic – http://www.animalchiropractic.org/
- Veterinary Homeopathy – http://theavh.org/
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.
- Embrace: http://www.embracepetinsurance.com/
- Pet Plan: http://www.gopetplan.com/
- Trupanion: http://trupanion.com/
- VPI: http://www.petinsurance.com/
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.
- Care Credit: www.carecredit.com/
Support pages that may help with the loss of your beloved companion:
- The American Kennel Club – AKC : http://www.akc.org/ – Information on all dog breeds included in the AKC & links to finding a purebred puppy from an AKC registered breeder.
- Belgian Tervuren Breed Clubs: Berkshire Belgian Tervuren Club , Wine Country Belgian Tervuren Club
- Cat Fanciers Association: http://www.cfa.org/breeds.aspx – Information on all breeds of cats & links to finding a kitten from a CFA registered breeder.
- Pet Finder: http://www.petfinder.com Find & Adopt your new best friend.
Dog Trainers / Groomers / Boarding :
*Please contact us for our full list of recommended dog trainers, groomers and boarding information.
- The Martial Arfs Dog Training & Fitness Center – http://www.martialarfs.com/
- Smarty Paws Dog Training – http://www.smartypawsny.com/trainingServices.html
- Doggie U K9 Academy: http://www.doggieuk9.com/wp/
- Grooming Jeannie – http://www.groomingjeannie.com/
- Spaws Pet Salon of Westbury – http://www.westburygrooming.com/