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You and Your Veterinarian
Ways to Pay for Veterinary Care
What kind of animal rehabilitation services can New York veterinarians offer?
My veterinarian will not call me with blood work results after repeated requests for information
Who owns patient records for animals adopted from, and then returned to, animal shelters?
My veterinarian revealed the name of my pet and some other client-specific information on social media. Is this unethical or illegal?
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What are the NYS temperature regulations for stowing a domestic animal in airplane cargo holds?
What are the nutritional guidelines for pet food manufactured in New York State?
My friend has been caring for my dog over the past month. What happens if she won't give the dog back?
I found a stray dog, put up flyers to try and locate an owner, and had no response after 7 days. Can I keep the dog and consider it mine?
Where can I find information on how smoking and vaping affects my pet(s)?
Death of a Pet
My veterinarian used intracardiac injection to euthanize my cat. Did the cat feel any pain?
My pet recently passed away and I can't seem to cope with the loss. Is there someone I can talk to?
Injuring Animals with Your Car
What should I do if I accidentally strike and injure an animal with my car?
Resources for Owners in Crisis
I'm in NYC and can't take care of my pet right now. How do I avoid taking it to an animal shelter?
NYSVMS Public Positions on Veterinary Practice
Declawing Position Paper
Does NYSVMS support a trap-neuter-return (TNR) policy for feral cats? If not, what guidance can you provide?
NYSVMS Microchipping Policy
Devocalization Position Paper
Spay/Neuter Regulations and NYSVMS Postion
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What is NYSVMS and what does it do?
NYSVMS by the numbers
Will NYSVMS publicize my upcoming event?
Can I get special group health insurance rates as a member of NYSVMS?
Membership in NYSVMS
I want to join in order to attend regional CE, but I do not have a veterinary license yet. Is a license required for membership?
I heard that you are no longer holding the Spring Conference in Westchester. Why?
NYSVMS used to provide brochures for clients on heartworm, rabies and Lyme disease. Is this still the case?
Can I join NYSVMS online?
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