Internal Medicine

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

PU/PD: Diagnosing and Treating Excessive Drinking and Urinating in Your Pet

Written on July 23, 2018 by Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

Refilling the water bowl more often? Initially it might seem only a little out of the ordinary that your otherwise healthy dog needs his or…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, What's Your Diagnosis
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

Importance of Advanced Imaging- Ultrasounds

Written on December 16, 2015 by Dr. Annalisa Prahl

Since dogs and cats cannot tell us what they are feeling, veterinarians rely upon many of the same testing modalities that are used in people…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Diagnostic Imaging, Dr. Annalisa Prahl, Internal Medicine
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Lyme disease: What is it?

Written on July 09, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Is it an epidemic? In the midst of a rise in reported human cases of Lyme disease, many New England infectious disease experts are calling…

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

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.

IVG Quarterly Newsletter – October 2013

Written on October 18, 2013 by Staff Veterinarian

Click the icon to read the latest edition of the IVG Quarterly Newsletter. Urinary Incontinence. Written by Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM Insulinoma: How Not to…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Annalisa Prahl, Dr. Marion Haber, Dr. Tonya Boyle, General, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services

The Diabetic Cat

Written on July 31, 2013 by Heidi L. White, DVM, DACVIM

Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes mellitus has a reported frequency of approximately 1:250 for both dogs and cats.  It occurs in cats when the pancreas is not…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Heidi White, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, WRKO
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Urinary Obstructions and Infections in Cats

Written on May 08, 2013 by Annalisa Prahl, DVM, DACVIM

Did you know that there are 74 million cats in homes right here in the United States? Cats have been sharing our lives for 10,000…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dr. Annalisa Prahl, Geriatric Care, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, Specialty Services, WRKO
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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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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