Animal Health Center

359 State Highway 67
Amsterdam, NY 12010

(518)843-7390

www.amsterdamvet.com

My Neighbor Poisoned my Dog!

Of all the odd phenomena that I have witnessed in 18 years of veterinary emergency medicine, one stands out as perhaps the oddest and most annoying:  the unshak ...

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Spring Fever

Ah spring! Marshmallow clouds, chocolate bunnies hatching hard boiled eggs, lawns on steroids, and best of all... BUGS! Spring means shots for horses and many ...

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Gotta Get those Annual Exams

A few weeks ago I learned I have a wee bit of breast cancer. It was caught incredibly early: Stage 0, noninvasive, and non-life threatening.How do I know I'm ...

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Zoonotic disease dangers present legal risks to veterinarians

When humans contract diseases from their pets, the consequences, in rare instances, can carry legal ramifications for their veterinarians. It's a scenario Dr. ...

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Facial-recognition apps scout lost pets

Photo by Joanna Cox Roxy, a 10-year-old shiba inu, was lost for five days last summer when she bolted during a thunderstorm. Owner Steve Cox credits a facial-r ...

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Skunky McSkunkface: Skunk Spray Can be Lethal

skunk small BigStock Everyone knows about the hazards that skunk spray poses to your nostrils: a drive on a warm summer day is often ruined for a few minutes ...

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