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6 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

Written on July 01, 2019 by Haley Dinwiddie

  There really is nothing better than nice summer weather, the outdoors, and spending time with your pet! It's finally that time of year again...

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Categories: Ethos Veterinary Health
Hospital: Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital

Lake Hazards for Your Dog

Written on June 25, 2019 by Rachael Gillis

The time has come again to head up to the lake house! You've packed up the car, the kids are ready to go, and the...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

The Dangers of Heatstroke

Written on June 20, 2019 by Sarah Allen, DVM, DACVECC

The spring and summer months are a great time to get out and about with our canine family members. Unfortunately heatstroke is a life-threatening condition...

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Categories: Dogs, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Mass Veterinary Referral Hospital

5 Fun Dog Brain Games

Written on May 31, 2019 by John Woods, Guest Writer (All Things Dogs)

We all know how important daily exercise is for our pups; it gives them the chance to sniff, explore, and even burn off some energy before...

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Categories: Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Uncategorized

Exotic Pet Tales: Backyard Flocks in New England (Chickens, Ducks, Swans, and Geese)

Written on May 28, 2019 by Mike Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

Some of my favorite birds are chickens and ducks. I really love their personalities. They can be a lot of fun to have around if...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Exotic Pet Tales, Hospitals, Specialty Services
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Good vs. Bad Breeders

Written on May 22, 2019 by Meagan Dunn, Emergency & General Practice Technician

The definition of a puppy mill is: “An establishment that breeds puppies for sale, typically on an intensive basis and in conditions regarded as inhumane.”  You...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Hospitals
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

What is this Human-Animal Bond?

Written on May 03, 2019 by Christina Stephens-Malloy, LCSW

The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a...

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Social Work, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

When Should You Consider Physical Rehabilitation for your Dog or Cat

Written on May 03, 2019 by Michael Hornberger, DVM, CCRT

Canine Physical Rehabilitation* is a treatment regimen that involves reducing discomfort and increasing or regaining the physical abilities of our pets. Our pets live to be...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

Written on May 03, 2019 by Nancy Thompson, CVT

Cancer is unfortunately common in older dogs. Hemangiosarcoma is one of the more serious and rapidly growing forms of cancer found in dogs. Here's what you...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Oncology, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Animal Poison Control Center: why we are asking you to call, and how they will help 

Written on April 24, 2019 by Samantha Houde

As all pet owners know, our beloved furry friends do not always make the most rational decisions about what they do and do not eat....

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services
Hospital: SAVES- Small Animal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

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Natick, MA 01760
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Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Woburn, MA 01801
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Lawrence, MA 01843
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