Cats are living longer and longer. This is due to better medical care and the fact that more cats are living only indoors. These cats commonly live up to 15 to 18 years of age, with a few living i ...View Article
Welcome to the
Woods Avenue Animal Clinic
Welcome to our web site! We are committed to providing the best possible care and services and our web site is now available for you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We specialize in affordable, high quality pet health care including complete diagnostics, cardiology, radiology, ultrasound, microchip implant, dentistry, & surgery. We currently offer these services for dogs and cats only.
Dr. Gower has been licensed since 1983 in the veterinary field. After having worked at his clinic in Brooklyn for the past 20 years, he is pleased to return to Oceanside, the town where he graduated from high school and opened the Woods Avenue Animal Clinic. He and his wife, Valerie, love spending time with their six children who are an enormous part of their lives and an ongoing source of joy! Our professional, caring, and dedicated staff is looking forward to helping you develop a long term healthcare plan for your pet. Give us a call today!
We put this website together for our existing clients and potential clients who are looking for a veterinarian to see what our clinic is all about. On this website you will find helpful website links,articles and information that you may be curious to know about. Keep in mind you can also make appointment requests right from this website and email us at anytime. The links to do both are located directly at the bottom of any screen that you are in. Enjoy!
If you are looking to adopt a pet, please consider adopting a shelter pet. Adoption hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 A.M. to 4:45 P.M.
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
3320 Beltagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793
Most people have heard of diabetes and associate it with needing to administer insulin. But actually there are two different kinds of diabetes: diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Call us to ...View Article
Dog parks: they are great for socialization, exercise, and mental stimulation for many dogs. Whether you and your dog have a good dog park experience or a bad one depends largely on your understan ...View Article
If your pet is suffering from pain or another illness but not responding to traditional veterinary care, veterinary acupuncture may be an effective treatment option. Veterinary acupuncture is very ...View Article
Fleas are not only a source of irritation and frustration, but they also pose a serious health threat to animals. Owners must employ every preventative measure to keep these creatures off of their ...View Article
Cat declawing is possibly one of the most controversial of all animal surgeries. Cats scratch to mark territory and to keep their claws in top condition, but the scratching behavior can challenge ...View Article
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