Emergency / Critical Care

Cat Toys: Which Ones Are Safest?

Written on March 05, 2015 by Daniela Caride - Safebee.com

Having your cat climb up the cat scratcher, chase after the laser light and swat his mouse toy is not only fun — it’s good…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Samuel Stewart, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES

Our Phones are Being Upgraded – ER Is Open

Written on October 08, 2014 by Staff Veterinarian

  The phone system at IVG is being upgraded. In order to reduce the impact to our clients and patients, we are conducting the upgrade…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: IVG Call Center

Evaluating and Addressing Pain

Written on February 20, 2014 by Staff Veterinarian

Where Does it Hurt? Many owners take for granted that their pet’s pain is being relieved by medications or procedures. Don’t be afraid to ask…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Andrea Looney, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology, Oncology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, Surgery

Veterinary Pain Management

Written on February 14, 2014 by Andrea Looney, DVM, DACVA, CCRP,

Pain Management in Veterinary Medicine Pain management in animals is recognized as an integral aspect of veterinary practice that offers many advantages to patients. Anyone…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Andrea Looney, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology, Oncology, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Surgery
Hospital: IVG Network of Hospitals

Sugar-free Gum is Highly Toxic to Dogs

Written on February 12, 2014 by Tania Cames, DVM

Xylitol is a sweetener found in sugar-free gum (Trident, Orbit, Ice Breakers, Ice Cubes and others), candy, some sugar free Jello snacks and baked goods. …

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Keeping all of your Family Members Safe

Written on November 22, 2013 by Sommer Aweidah

Winchester Firefighters Receive First Aid and CPR Training for Pets The Winchester Fire Department reached out to Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, a 24 hour veterinary…

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Categories: Dr. Beth Eisenberg, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

FDA recall on Jerky Treats

Written on November 08, 2013 by Sommer Aweidah

The FDA has been investigating reports of illnesses in pets associated with the consumption of a variety of jerky pet treats since 2007. Their investigation…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

FDA Jerky Treats Recall – Symptoms of Toxicity

Written on November 08, 2013 by Sommer Aweidah

Symptoms of Toxicity Related to Jerky Tenders or Jerky Strips Within hours of eating treats sold as jerky tenders or strips made of chicken, duck,…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

German Shepherds and Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) … or “bloat”

Written on July 01, 2013 by Jill Depto, DVM

The Breed The German Shepherd Dog, originating in Germany in the 1880s, was bred to be a multipurpose working dog.  The German Shepherd has played…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Jill Depto, Emergency / Critical Care, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, Staff Members, Surgery, WRKO
Hospital: IVG MetroWest

Bulldogs and Brachycephalic Syndrome

Written on May 27, 2013 by Lauren L. Blaeser, DVM, DACVS

The Breed The term “brachycephalic” means “short-nosed” and refers to dogs with those adorable “smushed” faces. We are referring to breeds such as the Bull…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Lauren Blaeser, Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, Surgery, WRKO
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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