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At the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, we are proud of our press! We are excited to share some great articles with you. Please click on the links to learn more!

Bird Talk, 2015
Avoid Ailments
Courier-Post, October 2014
Ask Martha: Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Bird Channel (Bird-Talk Magazine Online), 2014
Annual Parrot Nutrition Breakdown
ABC News (WJLA), 2014
The Pet Show - Feb.
The Pet Show - May
Parade.com, January 2014
Caring for Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Ferrets, Pot-Bellied Pigs, and Wallabies
New York Newsday; March 2013
Westchester Doctor Treats Exotic Pets
CTPost.com; March 2013
Spring means yard work for hummingbird watchers
Healthy Pet; Summer 2012
Guinea Pig Article
Westchester Magazine (914 INC) Oct. 2012
Rising Westchester Professionals to Watch in 2013
Bedford-Katonah Patch; Jan 2011
Local Exotic Pet-Vet Reveals All
A Day at the Learning Annex (Learning Annex NYC with VCBE - video series)
AOL (AOL Jobs Online)
A Profession for the Birds:
What It's Like to Be a Vet for Exotic Pets

Bird Channel (Bird-Talk Magazine Online)
Brightly Colored & Healthy Treats Your Pet Bird Can’t Resist
ABC News; June 2011
Oh Rats! Woman Gets Debilitating Spasms, but Pet Rat Senses Them
Florida Weekly
Preventing Problems: Fun ferrets need owners who keep them out of trouble
Westchester Health & Life; April 2011
Bird Certified
Westchester Magazine; Feb 2011
Best Vets in the County
Bedford Record Review; Jan 2011
Local Vet Goes on Cable

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DVM 360 News Magazine; May 2010
Photo gallery: Veterinary Center for Birds and Exotics - Part I.
Bedford Record Review; April 2010
Veterinary Center Cares for Exotic Pets
The Journal News; January 2010
Bedford Vet Laurie Hess Answers Questions About Her Exotic Animal Practice
New York Times; November 2009
Forget Car Insurance, Does It Have Medicare?
In-Town Westchester Magazine; May 2008
Talk of the Town
Rockland Magazine; April 2008
Iguana Intervention
In-Town Westchester Magazine; April 2008
Parrot Panic!
Bird-Talk Magazine; September 2007
Your Bird, Your Money
In-Town Westchester Magazine; August 2007
A Vet Who Knows What to do With Exotic Pets: 
Dr. Laurie Hess; White Plains and Bedford

Birds USA Magazine; 2007 Annual (by Laurie Hess)
What To Expect From Your Vet: 
Find out what goes into a well-bird exam and more

The Journal News; November 2006
Giving Special Treatment to All Species:
  Veterinarian Travels Statewide to Assist in a Variety of Cases
Country Living Magazine; September 2006
Are You Up for the Rewards of an Avian Companionship? Adopt a Pre-Owned Parrot!
Hudson Valley Magazine; July 2006
Our Guide to Pet Care in the Hudson Valley: "Dr. Do-a-lot."
USA Today; July 2005
Exotic Pets Are Popular, But There's a Problem:
Finding a Hospital for a Sick Animal Can Be Difficult

New York Daily News; June 2004
Clip Bird?
Winging it Won't Do

The Journal News (Westchester); June 2004
Does Your Ferret Need a Physical?
There's a Doctor in the House

People Magazine; January 2004
Pet ER:  Give Me a Scalpel and a Milk-Bone -- stat!
Exotic DVM Magazine; August 2002
(Featured on Cover)
New York Magazine; February 2002
Best Vets:  Top Dogs in Animal Medical Specialties
New York Post; May 1999
Hamsters:  The Wheel Deal