Dogs

5 Quick Tips for Boarding Your Dog at a Kennel

Written on August 05, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Summer is a popular time for travel, and sometimes those travel plans don’t include your dog. That’s okay! Some dogs don’t make the best travel…

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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, SAVES

A Complete Guide to Exercising Your Dog in the Summer

Written on July 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

It’s seen all over the world, no matter when summer arrives, we are bombarded with images or stories of dogs suffering with heat stroke. For some,…

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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

Living With a Dog That Isn’t Yours

Written on July 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

After deciding to move into an apartment with friends, I received the best news of my life (probably). I would be living with a dog!…

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The Dangers of Heatstroke

Written on June 20, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The spring and summer months are a great time to get out and about with our canine family members. Unfortunately heatstroke is a life-threatening condition…

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Categories: Dogs, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care

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

2019 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on April 01, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2019. Drs. Nick…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care

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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