The Animal Clinic of Bayonne Blog


Chicken Jerky Treats Associated with Illness in Dogs
February 19th, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a cautionary warning to pet owners regarding concerns that imported chicken jerky products may be associated with illness in dogs. The chicken jerky products in question include those sold as chicken tenders, chicken strips or treats.

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Can the Bulldog be saved?
January 10th, 2012

If you currently own an English Bulldog or plan on purchasing/adopting any type of Bulldog breed we'd like you to check out this story that was featured on The New York Times website.

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Canine influenza - an emerging threat to all dogs
December 29th, 2011

Canine influenza virus (CIV) causes a respiratory infection in dogs that is often referred to as canine influenza. CIV is a relatively new virus, so almost all dogs are susceptible to infection when they are newly exposed because they have not built up natural immunity. Most dogs that develop CIV infection have a mild illness, but some dogs get very sick and require treatment.

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Requirements for pets traveling abroad
May 6th, 2011

Always check with the country your pet is going to. Each country has their own set of rules, some simple, some complex.

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European Union requirements for pet traveling
May 6th, 2011

For export of per dogs, cats and ferrets to the European Union, microchip implantation must occur prior to rabies vaccination. Any rabies vaccination that occurs prior to microchip implantation is not considered valid (cannot be used to export a dog, cat or ferret to the EU).

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FDA Issues New Warning About Xylitol Poisoning
April 7th, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration issued a new consumer alert about the risks associated with the accidental consumption of xylitol by dogs and ferrets.

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Foods That Are Hazardous To Your Pets Health

November 15th, 2010

Some pet owners may not even realize that certain "human" foods can be highly toxic to their pets health - here is a complete list so you know exactly what to avoid.

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