Hospitals

Your Pet’s Ocular Health

Written on May 18, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye

Medical conditions affecting the eye are common in companion animals, especially in middle-aged and geriatric pets. Recognizing the symptoms of ophthalmic disease and seeking treatment…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Ophthalmology, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Torn Cranial Cruciate Ligament in Dogs: Diagnosis, Surgery, and Recovery

Written on May 16, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

“This is the fourth case of a canine knee injury I’ve seen today,” said Dr. Blaeser as she examined my dog’s torn cranial cruciate ligament…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Lauren Blaeser, General, Hospitals, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Epilepsy in Dogs and Cats

Written on March 21, 2018 by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

It can be very scary to watch a pet having a seizure. Many pet owners worry that their pet might be in pain or are…

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Categories: Dr. Mark Troxel, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

2018 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 06, 2018 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2018. Drs. Nick…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Common Dental Diseases in Dogs and Cats

Written on February 20, 2018 by Libby Holman, DVM

Say “Cheese!” Many of our furry friends don’t just share our homes with us; they also sleep with us, curl up on the sofa with…

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

Winter Hiking With Your Dog

Written on February 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

Outdoor adventures don’t have to stop when the cold weather and first snowfall come around. During the winter months, I trade in my sneakers for…

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

Xylitol – A Common Food Additive with Severe Toxic Effects in Dogs

Written on February 14, 2018 by Sam Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

Xylitol was discovered in the late 19th century and has become widely used as an artificial sweetener. It is made through the processing of polymers…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Dogs, Dr. Samuel Stewart, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Sweater Weather: 5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Warm This Winter

Written on January 10, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

With record-breaking low temperatures this winter, the weather outside is frightful and it is especially important to keep our pets warm and cozy. While many…

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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, Uncategorized
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

A survey of risk factors for digit injuries among dogs training and competing in agility events

Written on January 03, 2018 by Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

This article was published in JAVMA January 1, 2018, Vol. 252, No. 1, Pages 75-83 Authors: Debra C. Sellon DVM, PhD, Katherine Martucci, DVM; John R….

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Categories: Dogs, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Boston West: Foreign Body in Patient’s Cornea [Photos]

Written on January 02, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Gervais from Boston West removed a foreign body out of a patient’s cornea. A small piece of plant material got into Maisey’s eye over…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Ophthalmology
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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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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