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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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Bringing Your Pet in for a Cardiac Evaluation at Port City

Written on January 14, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

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

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

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

Written on January 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

“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

New Year’s Resolutions With Your Pet 

Written on December 21, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

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

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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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

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

Written on November 30, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

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

7 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Be Dangerous For Your Pets

Written on November 15, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

The day after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days of the year…for pancreatitis-related vet visits. It’s not the chocolate or the alcohol – it’s…

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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

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) -
Capital District

Written on November 01, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

As the human-animal bond continues to grow, pet owners are increasingly aware of and concerned about pain resulting from surgical procedures for their pets. Pet owners also…

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Categories: Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Specialty Services, Surgery

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