Preventive Care

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

The Weird Things My Cat Does: Explained

Written on July 20, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

Let’s face it: cats are weird. Or at least, cats do weird things. From the noises they make, to the risks that they take, to…

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

Going, Going, Gone: When Your Pet Eats Something They Shouldn’t

Written on June 29, 2018 by Dr. Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

We’ve all been there. You walk in the room and your cat is chewing up the last bits of something stringy. Or your dog steals…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Preventive Care, Surgery
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency and 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

Encountering Young Wildlife

Written on June 06, 2018 by Dr. Jessie Fix

It’s that time of year again, the weather is warmer and the trees are blooming.  It’s also the time of year where we encounter young…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, General, Preventive Care, Wildlife
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

So, You’re Thinking of Adopting a Rat

Written on June 01, 2018 by Marissa Pirkey

Rodents, rats in particular, are becoming a popular pet option for pet-parents looking for an interesting addition to their families. Rats have always had a…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Education, General, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

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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North Andover, MA 01845
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