Emergency / Critical Care

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

Sudbury Woman Struck By Car Friday Night in Fair Condition – Sudbury, MA Patch

Written on October 24, 2012 by Staff Veterinarian

A Sudbury woman was out walking her dog on Friday night (10/19) when she and her dog were hit by a car.  Heather Merrill of…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care
Hospital: IVG MetroWest

World Rabies Day

Written on September 25, 2012 by Sommer Aweidah

September 28 is World Rabies Day, and it’s important to note that rabies has not been eradicated. Certainly in the US, and definitely in the…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

Consumer Guide to Pet Insurance

Written on April 06, 2012 by Staff Veterinarian

Are you considering pet insurance to help defray the costs of caring for your pet? If so, please consider the following site:  Pet Insurance Reviews…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services

Roundworm Migration into the Eye

Written on December 19, 2011 by Dr. Nicholas Cassotis

Roxy, a 1 year old, Golden Retriever mix recently rescued from Arkansas was referred to the Ophthalmology Department at Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital because of the…

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Categories: Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Veterinary Emergency? There’s a new kid on the block in Natick

Written on December 07, 2011 by Staff Veterinarian

Veterinary Emergency? There’s a new kid on the block in Natick | HousePETality Pet Sitting & Dog Boarding: A Bed & Breakfast for Your Favorite…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Preventive Care, Specialty Services

Newest IVG Hospital Open for Business!

Written on December 07, 2011 by Staff Veterinarian

Construction is complete on the newest member of the IVG network of hospitals.  IVG MetroWest is open for businesses as of 8am this morning! We…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care, General, Ophthalmology, Specialty Services

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Portsmouth, NH 03801
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North Andover, MA 01845
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