Education

Crate Training Your Puppy 101

Written on November 29, 2018 by Nancy M. Thompson

Puppies can be a handful and get into all sorts of trouble. Crate training is a wonderful tool to help calm your puppy, create a…

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

Canine Influenza in Massachusetts: What to Know

Written on August 28, 2018 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

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
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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

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

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

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

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

What is a Veterinary Technician

Written on October 01, 2015 by Lauren Parece

During the second week of October we celebrate and thank our veterinary technicians. National Veterinary Technician Week is a perfect time to thank the hardworking…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Education, General, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES, Uncategorized
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

Kennel Cough

Written on September 04, 2015 by Dr. Libby Holman

When the holidays come around and travel season heats up, “kennel cough” becomes a four-letter word in the dog world. We all know that dogs…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Education, General, Preventive Care
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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