Geriatric Care

Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning

Written on March 07, 2017 by Elaine Ferrera, AS, CVT, CCRA

Can dogs benefit from Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning? Heck yes they can! Dogs suffering from chronic pain, an injury, or recovering from surgery can benefit…

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Categories: Dogs, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Winter Pet Safety

Written on December 16, 2016 by Lauren Parece

We all are familiar with the risks of pets overheating in the hot summer days, but the severe cold can also be a serious threat….

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, General, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, IVG MetroWest, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: IVG by Ethos

Chronicles of a Client Care Coordinator

Written on November 08, 2016 by Jaclyn Pugh

I have been at my job for 5 years now, and still love it. I get to see all sorts of cute fluffy pets and…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, General, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Pet First Aid Kits

Written on October 06, 2016 by Lauren Parece

Every pet parent’s worst fear is having something bad happen to their beloved friend. No matter how calm, cool, and collected I think I am,…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, IVG MetroWest, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: IVG by Ethos

When is it “time?”- The Difficult Discussion About Euthanasia

Written on July 20, 2016 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

When I was in veterinary school, I adopted this wonderful basset hound, Murphy. He was a great vet school pet – content to hang out…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, General, Geriatric Care, Hospitals
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Taking Your Pet’s Vitals

Written on July 30, 2015 by Dr. Sheila Bennett

One of the most important parts of being a pet owner is knowing when your dog or cat isn’t feeling well and should be seen…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Geriatric Care, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Degenerative Myelopathy

Written on February 12, 2014 by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology) and Charles Evans, MPT, CCRP

What is Degenerative Myelopathy? With diseases like Degenerative Myelopathy, which have no cure, one of the most important coping mechanisms for owners can be information….

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Categories: Charlie Evans, Dr. Mark Troxel, Geriatric Care, Neurology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

German Shepherds and Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) … or “bloat”

Written on July 01, 2013 by Jill Depto, DVM

The Breed The German Shepherd Dog, originating in Germany in the 1880s, was bred to be a multipurpose working dog.  The German Shepherd has played…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Jill Depto, Emergency / Critical Care, Geriatric Care, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Staff Members, Surgery, WRKO
Hospital: IVG MetroWest

Urinary Obstructions and Infections in Cats

Written on May 08, 2013 by Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

Did you know that there are 74 million cats in homes right here in the United States? Cats have been sharing our lives for 10,000…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dr. Annalisa Prahl, Geriatric Care, Internal Medicine, IVG MetroWest, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, WRKO
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Osteoarthritis and Rottweilers

Written on May 07, 2013 by Amie Hesbach, MPT, CCRP, CCRT

The Breed The Rottweiler has its origins in ancient Rome and was popularized in the southern German town of Rottweil as a cattle dog and…

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Categories: Amie Hesbach, Charlie Evans, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Staff Members, WRKO
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

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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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