The holidays are fun, even for pets, but the season brings added danger for animal companions. Learn to recognize and manage holiday hazards to keep your pet safe during the festivities. If you ha ...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
Modern veterinary medicine has seen many technological advances: digital x-ray, color Doppler ultrasound, CT scans, and MRI. There is, however, another great tool that has helped veterinarians an ...View Article
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is generally caused by excessive build-up of odor -producing bacteria inside your pet’s mouth, lungs, or even gut. While most cases of bad breath can be trac ...View Article
There are an increasing number of cases of dogs getting sick from ingesting a common sugar substitute, xylitol. This substance causes no problems in people, but in dogs it can cause wild fluctuati ...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
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
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