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What is this Human-Animal Bond?

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Social Work, Specialty Services

When Should You Consider Physical Rehabilitation for your Dog or Cat

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Canine Physical Rehabilitation* is a treatment regimen that involves reducing discomfort and increasing or regaining the physical abilities of our pets. Our pets live to be…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Preventive Care, Specialty Services

Animal Poison Control Center: why we are asking you to call, and how they will help 

Written on April 24, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

As all pet owners know, our beloved furry friends do not always make the most rational decisions about what they do and do not eat….

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services

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

Two Dangerous Easter Toxins for Pets

Written on March 19, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Easter is right around the corner, which means family time, egg hunts, good food, and a visit from the Easter bunny! Unfortunately this holiday brings…

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Categories: Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care

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

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

Urinary Blockage in Cats

Written on February 20, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Urinary blockage, or urinary obstruction (UO), is a very common disease that occurs mostly in male cats but may also affect dogs and female cats….

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care

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

Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

Written on January 31, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

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

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