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  • Pets for Life NYC (PFLNYC), a program of the Humane Society of the United States, helps people resolve problems so they don't have to surrender their pets to the City's shelter. PFLNYC offers free and low-cost behavior training, reduced cost veterinary ...

  • Section 601 of New York's Vehicle and Traffic (VAT) Law says: Any person operating a motor vehicle which shall strike and injure any horse, dog, cat or animal classified as cattle shall stop and endeavor to locate the owner or custodian of such animal ...

  • It's not unusual for people to feel this way after the death of a pet. For this reason, Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine provides a grief hotline at (607) 253-3932. ------------------------------ Tim Atkinson NYSVMS Albany 518-869-7867 ...

  • The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition state that intracardiac injections are acceptable when performed on anesthetized or unconscious animals. The intracardiac injection procedure ...

  • There is a very helpful website at https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/pet-travel/take-pet-to-foreign-country . Just select the name of the country you're traveling to -- Canada, in your case -- and then click on "View Requirements". There's also a section ...

  • We're so sorry to hear about your pet's illness. There are plenty of ways to find research studies and clinical trials. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Animal Health Studies Database is at https://ebusiness.avma.org/aahsd/study_search.aspx ...

  • The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has a good article at https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Stop-smoking-for-your-pets-health.aspx . There are many informational links right in the article, and they even offer a podcast on the ...

  • The only sure way for someone to obtain ownership of a stray or lost dog is through a shelter. Animal shelters in New York state are required by law to check stray or abandoned animals for microchips within 24 hours of their delivery to the shelter; if ...

  • Pets are considered to be property in NY, like cars (sorry about talking about your dog this way). To put it into perspective using the car analogy, a friend can take care of your car while you're out of town (and really "make it their own" on ...

  • The manufacture and distribution of pet food and pet treats is regulated by both federal and state governments. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates cat food, dog food and treats. Along with the federal guidelines, New York State ...