• Canine Lyme Disease
    Lyme disease is a common infectious disease in the Northeast. It is endemic in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Lyme is a bacterial disease ( Borrelia burgdorferi) transmitted through Read more
  • Using Parasite Preventives Safely
    It's flea and tick season which means it's time to start using monthly prevention products on our cats and dogs if you haven't been already.Just giving a general reminder to Read more
  • Curbside check-in during COVID-19 Why can't I come in with my Pet?
    WHY CAN'T I COME IN WITH MY PET? CURBSIDE CHECK-IN DURING COVID-19We understand that you would like to be with your pet in the examination roomWe enjoy having you there Read more
  • Homemade Peanutbutter Dog Treats
    Home made peanutbutter dog treatsINGREDIENTS:2/3 cup pumpkin puree1/4 cup peanut butter2 large eggs2 1/2 – 3 cups whole wheat flourDIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with Read more
  • Guidelines For Dental Home-Care
    1. When to start? As soon as possible. Eight to 12 weeks old is best. Pets don't need maintenance this young, but by starting when your pet is young and impressionable, Read more
  • COVID-19 Health Crisis Update
    TRI-STATE VETERINARY HOSPITAL & WELLNESS CENTER COVID-19 Health Crisis Update During the Coronavirus Pandemic, our hospital will remain open to continue the medical & surgical care of our patients.  However, to ensure Read more
  • Microchip Technology Advances
    Tri-State Veterinary Medical Group:  NOW OFFERS LATEST IN PERMANENT PET IDENTIFICATION Microchip Identification Seen as Part of a Program of Responsible Pet Care Port Jervis, NY –March 2020 – Tri-State Veterinary Medical Group Read more
  • Tasty Tuna Cat Treats
    6 ounces undrained tuna1 cup flour1 cup cornmeal1 egg2 T waterINSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Place all ingredients into mixing bowl, stir well until soft dough forms.Let dough rest for 10 Read more
  • The feline enigma
    We have accumulated some interesting Feline information. Learn something new and explore the enigma of Cats! How the average house cat divides their time.According to Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, Read more
  • Pumpkin Apple Dog Treats
    Apple & Pumpkin Dog TreatsIngredients4 - 4.5 cups oatmeal, plus additional1 medium apple1 egg1 CUP canned pumpkinInstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F.Grind the oatmeal down in a food processor or Read more
  • Cats & Hairballs
    Hairballs, which are spit up, are a common problem seen in cats.  Accumulation of hair in the stomach of the cat is a direct result of the significant portion of Read more
  • Halloween
     Halloween approaches and with it all the trick or treat goodies. We can not say it often enough. Do not let your pets have chocolate. In addition to the Read more
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month for our 4 legged friends too!
    More commonly referred to as mammary gland cancer- the veterinary equivalent to breast cancer can be significantly decreased by spaying pets when they're young. What causes mammary gland cancer is unknown, though hormones Read more
  • Pumpkin Dog Cookies
    PUMPKIN WAFERS DOG TREAT RECIPEIngredients: One 15 oz. can mashed pure pumpkin (NOT the spiced pie filling)3/4 cup cream of wheat (or rice cereal if wheat-sensitive) You can mix this dry--no Read more
  • Soft Doggie Cookies
    Soft Doggie Cookies 3 (2 1/2 oz. each) jars of baby food; either beef or chicken 1/4 cup Dry milk powder 1/4 cup Wheat germ or cream Read more
  • November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month!
    by Alyse The month of November brings along chilly temperatures andmore layers of clothing - but is that the only thing you've seen a change in? Read more
  • Let it snow, really?
    I was just getting ready for frost on the pumpkin and not quite considering the possiblity snow. Since there is not much we can do about this (besides Read more
  • Changing cat scratch behavior
    Managing Destructive cat scratching behavior A link to a very informative video provided by Cornell http://www.partnersah.vet.cornell.edu/destructive-scratching Read more
  • Reprint that I find hilarious
    Giving Cats Pills  INSTRUCTIONS FOR GIVING YOUR CAT A PILL1. Pick cat up and cradle it in the crook of your left arm as if holding a baby. Position Read more
  • Stenotic Nares
    French Bulldogs are pretty much one of the cutest pups in the world. One of their big traits associated with this little smushed face breed is their adorable snorting. Along Read more
  • Before you visit that low cost vaccine clinic
    Before you go to that low cost vaccine clinic Please read this: The single most important thing your vet does for your pet is a Physical Exam. Read more
  • Obesity
    Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder that occurs among pets in the United States. The primary cause for obesity is overfeeding. It is easy to want to feed our Read more
  • The Coughing Cat
    The Coughing CatTrue coughing in cats is rare and may be confused with gagging up hair balls. Coughing in cats is caused mainly by asthma, heart worm infection and lung Read more
  • Why Is My Dog Coughing?
    Why is My Dog Coughing?There are many causes of coughing in dogs.  Too many in fact to discuss in this writing.  I would like to share the most common causes, Read more
  • How To Get Rid Of Fleas On My Cat
    How to get rid of Fleas on my CatFleas are best found on a cat by looking along the cats belly, around the lower back & the tail base, as Read more
  • Cat Over-Grooming?
    Cat over grooming him/her self and pulling hair out!Parasites, like fleas and mites, will cause a cat to over groom, lick excessively, pull hair out and itch.  Treating the cat Read more
  • Canine Influenza
    Canine InfluenzaTri-State Veterinary Medical Group  845-856-1914                                            33 Jersey Avenue,   Port Jervis, New York                       Dear Friends,In an effort to provide our clients with the highest level of care, we have Read more
  • Look into my Eyes
    "Look into my Eyes"Take the time to look closely at your pets eyes so you know what they look like normally. There should be minimal or no discharge collected in Read more
  • Managing pain in Cats & Dogs
      Managing Pain in Cats and DogsPain can be acute (short lived) or chronic (long term). It can also be sharp or smoldering and of low or high intensity. Pain Read more
  • What vaccines does my dog need?
                What vaccines does my dog need?There are vaccines that are required by law,  and there are vaccines that are considered either core ( meaning highly recommended by Read more
  • VCPR What is it? Why you should care -AVMA
    Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR)FAQThe following FAQs provide simplified explanations and answers about the VCPR as it relates to the veterinary care of pets. These FAQs do not address the VCPR in animal Read more
  • Holiday Hazards
    All of us at Tri-State Vet wish for you and your pets a Happy, Healthy, Holiday Season!Here is some valuable information for you about Holiday HazzardsLiquid Potpourri: Ingestion can prove Read more

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