Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

5 Quick Tips for Boarding Your Dog at a Kennel

Written on August 05, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Summer is a popular time for travel, and sometimes those travel plans don’t include your dog. That’s okay! Some dogs don’t make the best travel…

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A Complete Guide to Exercising Your Dog in the Summer

Written on July 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

It’s seen all over the world, no matter when summer arrives, we are bombarded with images or stories of dogs suffering with heat stroke. For some,…

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

Lake Hazards for Your Dog

Written on June 25, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

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

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

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

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Strawberry Spring Snacks

Written on April 12, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

With the weather becoming warmer and the sunshine becoming brighter, our pups are surely ready for a fresh new treat to satisfy their tummies. Even…

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2019 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on April 01, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2019. 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

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease: What You Should Know

Written on March 27, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) is a common disorder in male cats. In some cats, the disease can progress to a urethral obstruction (UO),…

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Common Puppy Emergencies and Specialty Cases

Written on March 22, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Very few things in life are as cute and lovable as a puppy. But yet, so fragile! Puppies, as with most young animals, tend to be very…

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

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Written on March 19, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Chocolate toxicity is a very common case we see in dogs. In fact, chocolate ingestion is the most common call the Pet Poison Helpline receives. Dogs tend…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Doggie Pancakes!

Written on March 12, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

March 12th is National Pancake Day and in celebration of this delicious day, we would love to share a healthy, but hearty, recipe for puppy pancakes!…

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