Five Elements- what constitution are you and your pet?

The ancient Chinese were very observant of the natural world and codified these observations into the theory of the Five Elements during the Zhou Dynasties (1046 B.C.E to 221 B.C.E.).  Everything in the universe can be divided into five categories … Continue reading →

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December Pet of the Month- Frajola

She says: What to say about my cat? It’s 11 years of pure love and I think I could write a book just with the many names and nicknames that we gave him… When we start to live together in … Continue reading →

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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Big News! Dr. Nulton is enrolled at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) on the path to offer integrative medicine by the summer of 2016.  Eastern medicine complements Western medicine beautifully, and the benefits are becoming more … Continue reading →

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Cold Laser Therapy

Is your pet in pain?  Laser therapy can help!  We are pleased to offer this new service for our house call clients. Laser therapy is a holistic, non-invasive treatment which involves application of a coherent light to an area of … Continue reading →

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December Pet of the Month – Rose

I think eight-year-old Rose has been blossoming nicely ever since, less than two months ago, I adopted her from an animal shelter where I volunteer. Apparently someone in her former family became allergic to her. Rose is a sizeable sweetheart. … Continue reading →

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October Pet of the Month – Meiga

Meiga was three when she packed her things and moved in with us, and she is my first cat. I had wanted one since I was a four-year-old child, but first my parents, and then my spouse, did not share … Continue reading →

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September Pet(s) of the Month – Henry and the Inspector

  Henry and the Inspector are a tale of two kitties. Lost on the streets of New York City, they lived perhaps nine lives as they each sought shelter in separate cat colonies, then together in a foster home through … Continue reading →

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August Pet of the Month – Maddie

Little Maddie, (aka, Maddie Moo and fast becoming Moo Moo Bear) is a life changer. She and her three beautiful kittens were rooftop rescues in Brooklyn in February. The American Street Cat found shelter for Maddie and her family at … Continue reading →

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July Pet of the Month – Boo

Boo is exiting kittenhood, turning One on June 29th!  On Thanksgiving weekend we met Boo at North Shore Animal League, where the vet tech called her “ridiculously sweet.”  And he was right. Boo comes to everyone when asked.  She engages, … Continue reading →

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Myth of the Month – Ice Water for Dogs – Delicious or Vicious?

Every summer the stories circulate- a doting human has put ice in pooch’s water, to disastrous effect, reporting on blogs everywhere everything from bloating to dry-heaves. The harm, it is said, comes from shocking the system, the ice cooling too … Continue reading →

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