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South Bellmore Veterinary Group Pet care

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This diagram illustrates the basic anatomical landmarks of the canine ear canal. For general cleaning to be done at home the points of interest are the ear flap, vertical ear canal, and the horizontal ear canal.

The vertical canal is the longest section of the external ear. As long as cleaning is performed straight down the vertical ear canal, the horizontal canal and the ear drum will be avoided, thereby preventing injury to the ear drum.

Step 1.

The ear flap is gently pulled up and the opening to the vertical ear canal is visualized.

Step 2.

Point the tip of the cleaning solution bottle into the opening of the vertical ear canal and infuse a generous amount of cleaner into the canal. The goal is to fill the entire canal (the vertical AND the horizontal canal). Next, while holding the ear flap with one hand, massage the ear canal with the other. Some fluid and debris will likely start coming out of the ear at this point. Release the ear and allow your dog to shake his/her head for 2…

South Bellmore Veterinary Group Internal Medicine

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Our in-house blood analyzers allow us to quickly assist our experienced veterinarians in diagnosing and treating your pets medical problems. Diseases such as Addisons Disease, Cushings Disease, complicated and un-complicated diabetes mellitus are just a few of the diseases routinely diagnosed and treated right here in our facility. We routinely consult with Dr. Pat Hopper who is a board-certified internist and is a pioneer in veterinary ultrasound and internal medicine.

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Dentistry
Dermatology
Opthalmogy
Internal Medicine
General Orthopedic Service
Radiology & Cardiology
Exotic Pets

South Bellmore Veterinary Group Dentistry

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Our dental machine is equipped with an ultrasonic scaler and polisher and a high speed drill. This in combination with our digital dental x-ray unit allows us to routinely perform cleanings, dental exams, surgical extractions, root-planing and gingival resection. While under anesthesia for dental procedures your pet receives the same anesthetic monitoring that he/she would for the most in-depth surgical procedure.

Our Services

Dentistry
Dermatology
Opthalmogy
Internal Medicine
General Orthopedic Service
Radiology & Cardiology
Exotic Pets