Education

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

Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears

Written on August 27, 2015 by Dr. Lindsay Renzullo

Cleaning your dog’s ears at home might be a necessary treatment if your dog has an infection, or tends to get extra build-up in their…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Lindsay Renzullo, Education, General, Preventive Care
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

6 Steps To Take When You See A Dog In A Hot Car

Written on August 14, 2015 by Lauren Parece

Even as we ease closer to Fall and all of its cool breeze, pumpkin spice glory, temperatures can still be hot well into September. There…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

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: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Why do dogs eat grass?

Written on July 08, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Why do dogs eat grass? Because they like it. This is one of the more common and difficult questions that vets get, simply because there…

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Categories: Behavior, Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, Education, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Salt Toxicity in Dogs

Written on July 02, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

While your dog is playing at the beach, does he end up drinking a ton of ocean water? But how bad could that be, right?…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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