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Spaying My Spayed Dog

Written on February 28, 2019 by Rachael Gillis

Last summer, my boyfriend and I adopted a beautiful little rescue dog from Tennessee and named her Callie. She was 10 months old, had the most...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Hill’s Pet Food Recall: Our Stance

Written on February 28, 2019 by Amanda Brown, BS, CVT (Specialty Technician Supervisor)

In lieu of the recent Hill’s pet food recall, we at Boston West understand the level of concern it brings to our pet owners. It...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Hospitals
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Veterinary Nutrition – Why is it so Important?

Written on February 27, 2019 by Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food.” Hypocrites Veterinary Nutrition Services offered at Ethos include: •          Homemade diet formulation •          Commercial diet recommendations •          Critical...

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Ethos Pet Kitchen, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Urinary Blockage in Cats

Written on February 20, 2019 by Rocio Carrasco, ECC Clinical Floor Supervisor

Urinary blockage, or urinary obstruction (UO), is a very common disease that occurs mostly in male cats but may also affect dogs and female cats....

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

6 Tips to Help Your Pet Lose Weight

Written on February 19, 2019 by Samantha Houde

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to assess your pet's weight! It's colder and here in the Northeast, it's full-blown winter...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: SAVES- Small Animal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

7 Ways to Show Your Pet You Love Them On Valentine’s Day

Written on February 11, 2019 by Samantha Houde

For many of us, when we think of Valentine's Day we think of chocolate, flowers, and going out for romantic meals with our significant others....

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Categories: Hospitals, SAVES
Hospital: SAVES- Small Animal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

The Importance of Dental Care for Small Herbivores (Focus on Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Chinchillas)

Written on February 01, 2019 by Mike Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

Diet and Teeth - It doesn’t take much time around these animals to notice that their main activity during waking hours is eating. This is...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Hospitals, Preventive Care, Small Mammals, Surgery
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

Written on January 31, 2019 by Nancy M. Thompson, CVT

Marijuana has become legal in many states and is becoming very common in households for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. With this, the Pet Poison Helpline...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Exotic Pet Tales: The Misunderstood History of Snakes and Snakes as Pets

Written on January 22, 2019 by Mike Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

Welcome to the third exotic animal blog! I’m sure there will be some playing around with format over the next several blogs, and I am...

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

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Apple Carrot Crisps

Written on January 17, 2019 by Marissa Ann Portillo (Pirkey), BS, RLATG, CM

Welcome back to our pet recipes series! Does winter have your pup a little down in the dumps? Has your pet’s usual kibble lost its...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Ethos Pet Kitchen, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760
508.319.2117

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Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801
781.932.5802

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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SAVES

Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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