Central Veterinary Associates Cares for 28 Chicks Found Abandoned at Local Pet Store

Friday, December 27, 2013

Who:              Dr. Jennifer Emmerich, Associate DVM, Central Veterinary Associates

                       Central Veterinary Associates veterinarians and staff


What:             Central Veterinary Associates is caring for 28 baby chicks that were found abandoned at Petland Discounts in Hempstead. Two employees saw the chicks at the pet store and delivered them to Central Veterinary Associates.


                       The chicks are currently under the care of CVA’s staff. They will be vetted and kept under observation at the animal hospital. Once they are determined to be healthy, CVA will attempt to find them a home.


When:             Saturday, December 28, 2013

                        10:00 a.m.


Where:            Central Veterinary Associates

                        73 West Merrick Road

                        Valley Stream, NY


Directions:      From the Sunrise Highway: Turn north onto Rockaway Avenue. After 0.4 mile, turn left onto West Merrick Road. Central Veterinary Associates is on the right-hand side.


Photo Ops:      Dr. Emmerich and other veterinarians at Central Veterinary Associates caring for the chicks. Dr. Emmerich explaining any ailments the chicks may have.




About Central Veterinary Associates

Central Veterinary Associates is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. The main hospital is located in Valley Stream, which provides 24-hour care at its state-of-the-art facility. Central Veterinary Associates also has other convenient locations in Mineola, Great Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, and Far Rockaway. The hospital features intensive care units and intravenous infusion pumps and offers state-of-the-art radiology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, otoscopy and dentistry services. Central Veterinary Associates has over 110 staff members, including 18 veterinarians, as well as a board-certified radiologist, surgeon and internist available for consultation, a canine and feline general practice specialist and certified veterinary acupuncturist on staff. For more information, call (516) 825-3066 or visit www.centralvets.com.