Preventive Care

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

Veterinary Acupuncture: How it Helps Pets

Written on January 16, 2019 by Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

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
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hosptial

Urban Coyotes: Keeping Our Pets Safe and Coexisting with Coyotes 

Written on January 15, 2019 by Nir Ben-Ari, DVM

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
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Bringing Your Pet in for a Cardiac Evaluation at Port City

Written on January 14, 2019 by Trina Bellinger, CVT

Bringing your pet in for a cardiac evaluation can be an intimidating experience.  At Port City, the Cardiology team works hard to make this experience…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Why Is Veterinary Care Expensive?

Written on January 08, 2019 by Lauren Parece

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
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Why you should buy pet insurance- even for your young, healthy pet

Written on January 03, 2019 by Samantha Houde

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, and the lesson afterward.” – Vernon Law This quote rings true when it comes…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency/Critical Care, General, Geriatric Care, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: SAVES

New Year’s Resolutions With Your Pet 

Written on December 21, 2018 by Lauren Parece

4….3….2…1… Happy New Year! Each year around this time we make promises to ourselves and loved ones to do better and be better. Many of…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

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

Written on December 07, 2018 by Katie Sakakeeny, DVM, DACVECC

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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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Diagnostic Imaging, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Deck the Halls: How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree

Written on November 30, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

For many homes and families this holiday season, a Christmas tree is a staple decoration. If you celebrate Christmas, and share your home with pets,…

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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

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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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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