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Unleashing Relief: Exploring Cold Laser Therapy for Pets at Cicero Animal Clinic

Does your beloved canine companion yelp in discomfort when jumping on the couch, or has your feline friend become less playful due to chronic pain? Here...

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Early Detection, Lifelong Protection: Why Regular Vet Check-Ups Are Essential for Your Pet's Health

Owning a pet is not just a source of joy but also a responsibility that involves more than feeding and playtime. Regular veterinary check-ups and screenings...

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Senior Pets

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM In spite of my best efforts, I have yet to find a way to stop time. Aging is a reality we...

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Feline Wellness

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM Many people may not know this, but I originally grew up in a rural part of North Carolina. As a child,...

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By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM Pumpkins, costumes, candy, trick or treating; jubilant children and adults dressed in fanciful costumes. That’s what Halloween is about for so...

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By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM The holiday season is my absolute favorite time of the year. As a veterinarian, I love when pets come in dressed...

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Holiday Stress and our Pets

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM As we swing full throttle into the holiday season, many of us are getting frayed at the ends, overwhelmed with the...

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Dental Health Month

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM In case you haven’t heard yet, February is Dental Health Month for our pets. As a veterinarian, sometimes I struggle with...

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Bugs, worms and other creepers

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM It seems like perhaps we may be nearing the end of a very long and bitter cold winter. The snow is...

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Heartworm Disease

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM As people and pets begin to come out of our winter blues and into our spring time hopes of sunshine, we...

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Preventative Medicine

By Dr. Kim Cargill, DVM Preventative care has long been the standard in human medicine, but it seems that only recently are we beginning to realize...

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Dr. Gilbraith’s Adventures in Puppyhood

By Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM I am fortunate to have a wonderful family, including a supportive husband, two sons who have grown into admirable young men,...

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So close to puppy time!

By Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM The trip to Minneapolis to pick up my puppy was (mostly) uneventful.  A bit of delays, and a glitch with the GPS...

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Finally the day to pick up my puppy!

By Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM The day to pick up my puppy! I still do not know if I will be taking home a boy or...

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First night home

By. Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM Introducing a new dog to a household with pets already living there always presents its own challenges and worries. Will everyone...

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Robyn’s First Training Class

By Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM Before I even brought Robyn home, I had her enrolled in a puppy socialization class through CNY Pet Training. Some readers may...

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The buzz about puppy socialization classes

By Danielle Basciano, CDBC, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA Getting a new puppy? Consider enrolling in a puppy socialization class to help set your dog up for success. Here...

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Robyn’s Weekly Goals

By Dr. Gayanna Gilbraith, DVM In our first week with Robyn home, we had a couple of goals we were trying to achieve. First, we wanted...

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Robyn’s first sleep over!

While mom and dad were away, Robyn had the pleasure of staying with me. She settled herself right in learning the ropes and routines of the...

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Winter Safety

It was -29F wind chill. Late at night. We had the heat cranked up in the house. My chocolate lab Dakota struggles with urinary incontinence and...

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Compassionate Care for Your Furry Friends

Cicero Animal Clinic, P.C. offers pet wellness and vaccination, surgery and dentistry, chiropractic care, cold laser therapy, and more for dogs, cats, exotic pets, pocket pets, avians, and rabbits in Cicero, Brewerton, Clay, and North Syracuse, New York, and the surrounding areas.

Hours of Operation

Mon to Thur: 7am – 8pm
Fri: 7am – 5pm
Sat and Sun: Closed
*Closed Wednesday from 12-2pm.
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