Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

IVDD: A Common Neurologic Disorder in Pets

Written on March 04, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease) is a very common disorder that our Neurology team sees and cares for routinely.  What is Intervertebral Disc Disease? The spinal cord passes from…

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Categories: Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology, Specialty Services

Veterinary Nutrition – Why is it so Important?

Written on February 27, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

“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

6 Tips to Help Your Pet Lose Weight

Written on February 19, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

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

Veterinary Acupuncture: How it Helps Pets

Written on January 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Acupuncture, as a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), has been used to treat diseases in both humans and animals for several centuries, dating back…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Pain Managment

Urban Coyotes: Keeping Our Pets Safe and Coexisting with Coyotes 

Written on January 15, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Coyotes are becoming an increasingly urban species, earning them the name “urban coyotes.” These are coyotes that reside in metropolitan areas, suburban neighborhoods, and even…

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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, Uncategorized

Dakota’s Run in the Woods – When a Team Comes Together to Save a Life

Written on January 10, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Every once in a while, a case comes to one of our hospitals (in this case Mass Vet) that is so complex that it requires…

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Categories: Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Surgery

Why Is Veterinary Care Expensive?

Written on January 08, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

It is highly likely that you have been to a specialist, urgent care or emergency room at some point in your life. Hopefully, you had…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Education, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Geriatric Care, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services

Ethos Pet Kitchen: New Year’s Resolution Cookies

Written on December 18, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Welcome back to our pet recipe series! Happy Holidays! For December, we are preparing for the new year and ’tis the season for New Year’s…

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

The 12 Dog (and Cat) Days of Christmas

Written on December 13, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

‘Tis the season for jolly Christmas carols and giving gifts to the ones we love (including the furry ones!) In tribute to Christmas time, we reworked…

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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

Pet Emergencies: What Can’t Wait Tonight or Over the Weekend

Written on December 07, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Cats and dogs can have a variety of symptoms that may or may not need immediate evaluation and treatment by a veterinarian. It is helpful…

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