Dogs

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

Winter Hiking With Your Dog

Written on February 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

Outdoor adventures don’t have to stop when the cold weather and first snowfall come around. During the winter months, I trade in my sneakers for…

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

Xylitol – A Common Food Additive with Severe Toxic Effects in Dogs

Written on February 14, 2018 by Sam Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

Xylitol was discovered in the late 19th century and has become widely used as an artificial sweetener. It is made through the processing of polymers…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Dogs, Dr. Samuel Stewart, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

A survey of risk factors for digit injuries among dogs training and competing in agility events

Written on January 03, 2018 by Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

This article was published in JAVMA January 1, 2018, Vol. 252, No. 1, Pages 75-83 Authors: Debra C. Sellon DVM, PhD, Katherine Martucci, DVM; John R….

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Categories: Dogs, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Smile: There’s Beers and Dog Friendly Breweries

Written on October 10, 2017 by Christine Olesen

When the weekend rolls around, there’s nothing I want to do more than hang out with my dogs. Though I am usually perfectly happy going…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, General, Hospitals
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Rabies: what is it and why do we vaccinate?

Written on September 28, 2017 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

Imagine a disease that could affect anyone, young or old, and can affect any mammal. The animal is bitten, then seems OK for a while….

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

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