Specialty Services

Corneal Ulcers in Dogs

Written on August 15, 2018 by Nancy Thompson, CVT

Eye issues are taken very seriously in veterinary medicine. When we hear that a pet’s eye is squinting, red, swollen, irritated, appears glossy, or is…

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

My Wild Adventure: Hands on Veterinary Experience in South Africa

Written on August 02, 2018 by Trina Bellinger, CVT

The experience of a lifetime: if you are looking to gain valuable hands on veterinary experience while traveling to an exotic country and learning about…

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

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

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

5 Tips for the Waiting Room of a Veterinary Emergency Hospital

Written on July 13, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey

One of the most harrowing experiences a pet-parent can face is waiting in the lobby of a veterinary emergency hospital. Every day, we see folks…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

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

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

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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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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