PETS

Off to see Wizard

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Meet Wizard, an adorable, scruffy Southern gentleman. It’s hard to believe he was never claimed by his former owner, as he is such a…

Johnny B good

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Johnny B could seriously be a movie star or model pup with that adorable smile and perfect puppy dog face.

Garden perils for pets

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Whether in the park or just your own backyard, a savvy pet parent should be aware of the hidden plant perils that can cause disruption to an animal’s health, from mild gastrointestinal flareups and allergy symptoms to life-threatening issues.

Understanding puppyhood

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A one-day-old Rhodesian Ridgeback lies on a paw of his mother. “Dogs are born with their noses open,” WAG Follow My Lead columnist Cristina Losapio writes. “Around 14 days later their eyes open and around 21 days after that, their ears open.”

A second chance at love

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“Love is lovelier the second time around,” Sammy Cahn wrote in the lyrics to Jimmy Van Heusen’s melody for their song “The Second Time Around.” That’s exactly what Piper, a 1-year-old Border Collie, needs.

Saving pets – and veterinarians

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Recently retired veterinarian Gwen Sherman, a lover of horse power of both the four-legged and four-wheeled kind, reflects on a 40-year career devoted not only to compassionate care for pets but now to the alarming trend to suicide among veterinarians.

We and our Shadow

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With Champ and Major’s arrival at the White House, German Shepherds are hot once again. So it is with Shadow, the SPCA of Westchester’s stunning 5-month-old German Shepherd mix.

Supervet

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Baby orangutan hernias, lioness fractures: They’re some of the more unusual cases encountered by oncological veterinarian and Ironman Thomas Monaco of the Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center.

Calling on Fido

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So many pets, so many house calls. After a decade in business, veterinarian Sarah Cutler, owner of Katonah-based At Home Vet Care, wouldn’t have it any other way.