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Albuterol toxicity in Pets: Where’s your inhaler?

Millions of people in the United States suffer from asthma.  Many of these people have inhalers to use during an attack.   These inhalers are composed of a small pressurized canister that contains a solution of asthma medicine fitted into a plastic casing that releases a precise dose of the medicine in an aerosol form.  The medicine contained in … Continue reading

November Patient of the Month

Dorothy’s Story, Part II You may remember that we featured Dorothy’s story a few months back.  She is a senior dog who was left on the street when her owners decided it was too much trouble to care for her and her medical problems.  If you missed our original post about her, you can catch … Continue reading

VMC’s October Patient of the Month

Blackjack’s Story Hello, my name is Blackjack, everyone calls me Jack for short and my friends at daycare call me Jack-Jack as they have decided I like to hear my name. I am Lord Blackjack of Rambunctiousness as it could be seen by the look in my eyes I was destined for trouble from the very … Continue reading

VMC September Patient of the Month

Bevyn’s Story In December of 2015, I noticed a small growth on the lower lip of my 4 year old Golden Retriever, Bevyn. I contacted his primary veterinarian and brought him in to be evaluated. They decided to perform a fine needle aspiration of the growth and had me continue to monitor the area for … Continue reading

August 2016 Patient of the Month

Bailey’s Story Bailey is a 10 year old Golden Retriever who was named after Bailey’s Irish Cream as he became part of our family the day after St. Patrick’s Day, 2006. At the time, he joined our 6 year old Golden, Reilly, and our calico cat, Callie. Bailey had always been an easy-going, healthy dog … Continue reading

July 2016 Patient of the Month

Oliver’s Story This handsome boy is Oliver, the love of my life. He is a Maltese/Shih Tzu who will be 17 on July 22nd, 2016. Happy Birthday to my boy! Oliver’s first visit to the Veterinary Medical Center of CNY was in July 2004 with corneal ulceration and corneal edema of the right eye. We … Continue reading

Safety Nets

Through some unusual circumstances, this sweet, homeless, and very broken little guy ended up in our care. We knew right away that we loved him, but such an extensive injury in a stray cat doesn’t often point toward a happy ending. We, like so many other veterinary hospitals in our area, provide pro bono care … Continue reading

June Patient of the Month

Raji’s Story Raji started coming to the VMC in the summer of 2013, when he was 12 years old. He had been showing some signs of arthritis, especially in his back legs and part of his back. Sometimes he was also reluctant to go out on walks and we started to wonder if he might … Continue reading

VMC’s May Patient of the Month

Petunia’s Story Petunia was the runt of her litter and we believe that is why her spirit is especially strong.  Since the day she came home with her brother Ruben, she has made it very clear that she is the alpha.  Although she may be tiny, she has always gone out of her way to … Continue reading

Dobby’s Story

Dobby’s Story Dobby was rescued by Officer Becky Thompson of the Syracuse Police Department.  She was found tied to a toilet in absolutely horrible conditions.  She was dangerously emaciated and terrified of everything.   Her arrival at VMC sent shock waves through the staff, and through one of our veterinarians in particular. One of our … Continue reading