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Welcome to the BVC Blog!

Hello all and welcome to Bensonhurst Veterinary Care’s very first blog post. Here you’ll find posts on all sorts of topics ranging from news and updates about our practice to informational pieces that may be helpful for you and your pet. I…


There are dozens of pet health insurance companies out there and we’ve dealt with them all. Trupanion’s reputation and track record with us makes them easily our #1 choice. Here’s what you need to know about Trupanion. It works in…

Pet Health Insurance

Advances in Veterinary Medicine are both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, the technology we use to treat each animal gets better every day. Better drugs are created, advanced diagnostics are more widely accessible, and veterinary medical research…

Holiday Safety

Along with enjoying all of the festivities going on this time of year, don’t forget to ensure that your house is a safe place for your animal. Make sure that they don’t have access to any holiday hazards such as…


“From receptionists to the techs to the doctors this clinic is superb! Your pet and you are treated with so much warmth from the moment you walk through the door. The doctor I had the pleasure of dealing with was Dr. Porfido. Let me tell you – the sweetest, warmest, most knowledgeable veterinarian! My dogs are very scared of veterinary offices, so they acted accordingly. Dr. Porfido took her time, she was soft and comforting and while trying to make the dogs feel at ease she was explaining to me everything that she thought was going on with the dogs and answering my questions without any hesitation. In my humble opinion, that shows a person who is very comfortable in their craft.”

Ya S.

“I make a special trip from Bay Ridge to Bensonhurst just to go to this place when I can, especially if it’s something serious and I need a vet who is really going to try to solve the problem, not just rush through a template diagnosis and usher me to the front desk for payment.”

Steve Y.