Health & Training

Health & Training

Behavior & Training – Learn about the importance of positive reinforcement training and exercise in helping your new pet succeed in his or her new home.

Choosing a Veterinarian – Get tips on choosing a veterinarian, including questions you should ask before making a decision.

Veterinarian Referral List – Check out Stray from the Heart’s recommended veterinarians in the five boroughs and New Jersey.

Pet Insurance – Learn how pet insurance can help avoid unforeseen medical costs.

Food & Nutrition – Learn about keeping your pet healthy through proper nutrition and diet.  Also, be mindful that the FDA has recently begun investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods, many labeled as “grain-free”.

Health & Safety – Get important information on pet first aid, pest prevention and emergency preparedness, among other topics.

Vaccinations – Learn about the importance of wellness exams and whether annual vaccinations are necessary.



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