Dogs

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

Crate Training Your Puppy 101

Written on November 29, 2018 by Nancy M. Thompson

Puppies can be a handful and get into all sorts of trouble. Crate training is a wonderful tool to help calm your puppy, create a…

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

7 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Be Dangerous For Your Pets

Written on November 15, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

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
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) -
Capital District

Written on November 01, 2018 by Chloe Wormser, VMD, DACVS

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
Hospital: Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Our Top Pet Safety Tips & Dangers During Fall

Written on October 22, 2018 by Marissa Ann Portillo (Pirkey), BS, RLATG, CM

Autumn is the time of year when we all start to get some relief from the scorching summer and finally enjoy comfortable time outdoors. With…

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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
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Cataracts and Cataract Surgery in Dogs

Written on October 10, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, MS, DACVO

What are cataracts? A cataract is defined as any opacity or cloudiness within the lens of the eye. The lens of the eye functions much…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Choosing the Perfect Halloween Costume for Your Pet

Written on October 08, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey-Portillo, BS, RLATG, CM

Halloween is just a few weeks away and we are sure you’re just as excited as we are! We love to celebrate with silly costumes…

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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: Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs & Cats

Written on October 03, 2018 by Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

Since 2011, there has been over a 30% increase in dogs diagnosed with diabetes, and over a 15% increase in cats diagnosed with diabetes. Understanding the symptoms and being…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Dream a Little Dream: Our Pets Do Dream!

Written on October 02, 2018 by Meagan Dunn, Emergency & General Practice Technician

One night while laying in bed, I watched my cat, Loofa, twitch her little paws as if she were playing with one of her catnip…

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Categories: Behavior, 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: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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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SAVES

Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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