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What to Expect When Rescuing a Dog

Written on August 13, 2018 by Christine Olesen

Anyone who knows me well, knows that rescuing animals is very important to me. At a young age, my parents instilled in me how important...

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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: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Tips for Dog Park Safety

Written on August 09, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

It’s all fun and games, until someone gets bitten. Summer is the perfect time of year to bring your canine furry friend to the local...

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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: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

My Wild Adventure: Hands on Veterinary Experience in South Africa

Written on August 02, 2018 by Trina Bellinger, CVT

The experience of a lifetime: if you are looking to gain valuable hands on veterinary experience while traveling to an exotic country and learning about...

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

Pool Safety for Dogs (And Cats Too!)

Written on August 02, 2018 by Elizabeth Pezzoni

It has certainly been a long hot summer! During these blistering humid days, a backyard pool is a perfect source of fun and cooling off...

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

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitos, Oh My! Using Preventatives to Protect Your Pet

Written on July 30, 2018 by Libby Holman, DVM

Summer in the Northeast! Swimming at the beach, backyard barbecues, and long walks in the woods with your four-legged friend. Weekend summer outings with your dog...

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

Medication Storage: The Do’s & Don’ts to Keep Your Pets Safe

Written on July 27, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

There are few things in life more frightening than waking up in the morning to find a medication bottle chewed up on the carpet –...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Pain Managment, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Provincetown: America’s Most Dog-Friendly Town is a Must-See

Written on July 25, 2018 by Elizabeth Pezzoni

Provincetown, Massachusetts is a vibrant oceanside town at the tip of Cape Cod that is known for its dog-friendly atmosphere. Named Dog Fancy Magazine's most...

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

PU/PD: Diagnosing and Treating Excessive Drinking and Urinating in Your Pet

Written on July 23, 2018 by Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

Refilling the water bowl more often? Initially it might seem only a little out of the ordinary that your otherwise healthy dog needs his or...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Adopting a Dog: Did I Make a Mistake?

Written on July 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

So, you are about to adopt a puppy or adult dog and give them a forever home. This decision to adopt will reward you in...

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Categories: Behavior, Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Dogs, General, Hospitals, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Did You Hear That!? How to Help Your Pets Feel Calm During Loud Noises

Written on July 20, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

This time of year has always been difficult for my family. Between the thunderstorms, fireworks, and parades, we have a hard time keeping our household...

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

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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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Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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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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