Pain Management

When Should You Consider Physical Rehabilitation for your Dog or Cat

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Canine Physical Rehabilitation* is a treatment regimen that involves reducing discomfort and increasing or regaining the physical abilities of our pets. Our pets live to be…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Preventive Care, Specialty Services

Veterinary Acupuncture: How it Helps Pets

Written on January 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Acupuncture, as a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), has been used to treat diseases in both humans and animals for several centuries, dating back…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Pain Managment

Dakota’s Run in the Woods – When a Team Comes Together to Save a Life

Written on January 10, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Every once in a while, a case comes to one of our hospitals (in this case Mass Vet) that is so complex that it requires…

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Categories: Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Surgery

Medication Storage: The Do’s & Don’ts to Keep Your Pets Safe

Written on July 27, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

There are few things in life more frightening than waking up in the morning to find a medication bottle chewed up on the carpet –…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Pain Managment, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES

Marijuana and Pets

Written on June 08, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

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

Why Does My Pet Need a Compounded Medication?

Written on April 20, 2017 by Staff Veterinarian

Like people, our pets can develop ailments like heart conditions, allergies, cough or thyroid problems that may require medications to treat them. Most medications are…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Compounding Pharmacy, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES

Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning

Written on March 07, 2017 by Staff Veterinarian

Can dogs benefit from Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning? Heck yes they can! Dogs suffering from chronic pain, an injury, or recovering from surgery can benefit…

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Categories: Dogs, Geriatric Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery

How to Dispose of Unused Medications

Written on August 14, 2015 by Staff Veterinarian

The FDA has released some guidelines with best practices for disposing of unused medications. This guide is helpful both for human and veterinary medications. We encourage…

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