29 AprPlanning Ahead for Your Pets

Unprecedented times call for creative solutions, as well as careful preparation. As you craft a plan for dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important that you not forget to factor in your furry family members. That can mean everything from packing a go-bag for your pets to designating a friend or relative to take care of them, should you fall ill.The New York State Veterinary Medical Society recommends taking several proactive steps to ensure that you and your pet emerge from this pandemic safe and sound. If you’re sick, these include avoiding contact with your pets as much as possible...

26 MarYour COVID-19 Questions Answered

In this uncertain time, it’s essential to be well-informed. The following links from the reputable sites of the American Medical Veterinary Association, the state of New York, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will help you as a pet parent make smart, fact-based decisions for the benefit of you and your furry family.From AVMAFrom NY Ag&MarketsFrom CDCFrom New York State Veterinary Association ...

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19 MarThese New Protocols Will Protect You, Your Pet & Our Staff

Due to the increase in COVID-19 positive infected people in our area, we are no longer having clients enter Malta Animal Hospital. If you are COVID-19 positive, have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive or are showing any cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home. You can ask someone healthy to drive your pet to us or you can also request a video consult by downloading the Teletails App and using code MALTA.If you are healthy and have not been exposed to a positive COVID-19 case, we ask that you call the office phone at 518-885-2550 when you arrive for your appointment. Please tell...

16 MarWe’re Minimizing Risk & Maximizing Safety

Hello Malta Animal Hospital Family,In light of COVID-19 concerns, we have taken steps to make sure our extended community remains as safe as possible. We are now offering digital appointments to complement ongoing in-office care through TeleTails. If you would like, you can connect with the same doctors you know and trust, all from the comfort of your home through your smartphone.We wanted to offer a system that will provide more flexibility in the way that we deliver care.What does this mean for you? Nothing changes at the hospital at all. We'd love to continue to see you and your...