Diagnostic Imaging

Dakota’s Run in the Woods – When a Team Comes Together to Save a Life

Written on January 10, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Every once in a while, a case comes to one of our hospitals (in this case Mass Vet) that is so complex that it requires…

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Categories: Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Surgery

Pet Emergencies: What Can’t Wait Tonight or Over the Weekend

Written on December 07, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Cats and dogs can have a variety of symptoms that may or may not need immediate evaluation and treatment by a veterinarian. It is helpful…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Diagnostic Imaging, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services, What's Your Diagnosis

Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs & Cats

Written on October 03, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Since 2011, there has been over a 30% increase in dogs diagnosed with diabetes, and over a 15% increase in cats diagnosed with diabetes. Understanding the symptoms and being…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, What's Your Diagnosis

Dr. Google & Your Pet: A Tricky Relationship

Written on September 06, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

We’ve all been there, and we know we’re not supposed to. But in the internet age, it’s hard to fight the urge to pick up your phone to Google…

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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, What's Your Diagnosis

Canine Influenza in Massachusetts: What to Know

Written on August 28, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Many dog owners have seen reports of Canine Influenza, or the dog flu, hitting Massachusetts and are wondering what, if anything, we should be doing…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, Education, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, What's Your Diagnosis

Caring for an Ill Senior Cat and the Lessons I Learned Along the Way

Written on August 27, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Kidney (renal) disease affects 1 out of every 3 senior cats. 94% of cats who develop hyperthyroidism are over 10 years old. 1 in 5…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, What's Your Diagnosis

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

Written on July 23, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

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

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

Written on June 29, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

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

IVG Newsletter – September 2016 Edition

Written on September 08, 2016 by Staff Veterinarian

Click the icon to read the latest edition of the IVG Quarterly Newsletter. Ectopic Ureters in Dogs. Written by Rachel L. Cooper, DVM, DACVIMEctopic ureters…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Diagnostic Imaging, Dr. Jennifer Brisson, Dr. Rachel Cooper, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES

IVG Newsletter – May 2016 Edition

Written on May 12, 2016 by Staff Veterinarian

Click the icon to read the latest edition of the IVG Quarterly Newsletter. Red Blood Cell Transfusions. Written by Emily Cottam, DVM, DACVECC Small animal veterinary blood…

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