Emergency / Critical Care

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

Written on August 27, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

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
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

A Day in the Life: ER Vet Tech

Written on August 23, 2018 by Rocio Carrasco, ECC Clinical Floor Supervisor

We start and end our days caring for beings that can’t speak for themselves. We see animals at their very worst, and without being able…

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

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

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

Porcupines and Canine Curiosity: A Terrible Combination

Written on May 09, 2017 by Lori Dinsmore, LVT, VTS (SAIM)

A walk in the woods with your dog is a great escape all year-round, through snowy trails or summery heat. As we head outside and into…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Mass Vet Recertified As Level I Emergency & Critical Care Facility

Written on January 17, 2017 by Lauren Parece

We are proud to announce that Mass Vet has been recertified as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical…

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Categories: Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

IVG Newsletter – September 2016 Edition

Written on September 08, 2016 by Drs. Rachel Cooper and Jennifer Brisson

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
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

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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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Diagnostic Imaging, Dr. Emily Cottam, Dr. Jennifer Brisson, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

Here Are My Promises: A Veterinarian’s Thoughts

Written on October 07, 2015 by Dr. Abbie Gascho Landis

On my hour-long drive to work, sunrise blazes through the clouds. Some mornings, fog gathers in the low spots, hiding the road. Some mornings are…

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Categories: Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Emergency / Critical Care, General
Hospital: Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Manchester, NH Fire Deptartment Save Pets From Fire

Written on September 04, 2015 by Lauren Parece

The Manchester, NH fire department responded to a fire on August 27th. Two cats and a dog were in the building and needed to be…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Uncategorized
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

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Natick, MA 01760
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Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Woburn, MA 01801
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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North Andover, MA 01845
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