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

Going, Going, Gone: When Your Pet Eats Something They Shouldn’t

Written on June 29, 2018 by Dr. Pedro Bento, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

We’ve all been there. You walk in the room and your cat is chewing up the last bits of something stringy. Or your dog steals…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Preventive Care, Surgery
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

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

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.

IVG Newsletter – April 2015Edition

Written on April 08, 2015 by Staff Veterinarian

Click the icon to read the April 2015 edition of the IVG Quarterly Newsletter. Heatstroke. Written by Sarah E. Allen, DVM, DACVECC Conjunctival Cytology: A great diagnostic tool…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Clinical Pathology, Diagnostic Imaging, Dr. Heather Kridel, Dr. Jennifer Brisson, Dr. Marion Haber, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Dr. Sarah E. Allen, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

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

The stuff of New England nightmares… but with a happy ending

Written on February 25, 2015 by Sommer Aweidah

With the amount of snow we’ve been receiving in and around the Natick, Framingham, Boston area, many responsible dog owners with fenced-in yards are dealing…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Dr. Suzanne Rovan, Emergency/Critical Care, Staff Members
Hospital: IVG Hospitals, Inc.

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Natick, MA 01760
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Latham, NY 12110
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Woburn, MA 01801
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Lebanon, NH 03766
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North Andover, MA 01845
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