Dogs

Pool Safety for Dogs (And Cats Too!)

Written on August 02, 2018 by Elizabeth Pezzoni

It has certainly been a long hot summer! During these blistering humid days, a backyard pool is a perfect source of fun and cooling off…

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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

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitos, Oh My! Using Preventatives to Protect Your Pet

Written on July 30, 2018 by Libby Holman, DVM

Summer in the Northeast! Swimming at the beach, backyard barbecues, and long walks in the woods with your four-legged friend. Weekend summer outings with your dog…

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

Medication Storage: The Do’s & Don’ts to Keep Your Pets Safe

Written on July 27, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

There are few things in life more frightening than waking up in the morning to find a medication bottle chewed up on the carpet –…

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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, Pain Management, Pain Managment, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

PU/PD: Diagnosing and Treating Excessive Drinking and Urinating in Your Pet

Written on July 23, 2018 by Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

Refilling the water bowl more often? Initially it might seem only a little out of the ordinary that your otherwise healthy dog needs his or…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Adopting a Dog: Did I Make a Mistake?

Written on July 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

So, you are about to adopt a puppy or adult dog and give them a forever home. This decision to adopt will reward you in…

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

Did You Hear That!? How to Help Your Pets Feel Calm During Loud Noises

Written on July 20, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

This time of year has always been difficult for my family. Between the thunderstorms, fireworks, and parades, we have a hard time keeping our household…

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Categories: Behavior, Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Dogs, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Marijuana and Pets

Written on June 08, 2018 by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or…

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Categories: Dogs, Dr. Beth Eisenberg, Education, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, Hospitals, Pain Management, Preventive Care
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Your Pet’s Ocular Health

Written on May 18, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye

Medical conditions affecting the eye are common in companion animals, especially in middle-aged and geriatric pets. Recognizing the symptoms of ophthalmic disease and seeking treatment…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Ophthalmology, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

2018 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 06, 2018 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2018. 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
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Common Dental Diseases in Dogs and Cats

Written on February 20, 2018 by Libby Holman, DVM

Say “Cheese!” Many of our furry friends don’t just share our homes with us; they also sleep with us, curl up on the sofa with…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Preventive Care
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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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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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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