Dr. Krista Vernaleken

A Day in the Life: General Practice Veterinarian

Written on July 24, 2017 by Krista Vernakelen, VMD

Clients often ask what it’s like to be a vet. The general perception based on comments I’ve heard is that we “get to play with…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care
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When is it “time?”- The Difficult Discussion About Euthanasia

Written on July 20, 2016 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

When I was in veterinary school, I adopted this wonderful basset hound, Murphy. He was a great vet school pet – content to hang out…

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Pets and House Fires

Written on July 14, 2016 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Just like our human families, pets are susceptible to the dangers of house fires, like burns, smoke inhalation, and asphyxiation. Did you also know that…

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Heat Stroke and Overheating in Pets

Written on July 13, 2016 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Heat…everyone knows that it can be dangerous for our pets. If you ask most people about heat and pets, they know that it can cause…

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Dental Disease in Pets: What’s That Smell?

Written on January 14, 2016 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

What’s that smell? It’s Sunday morning. You slowly wake up, snuggled in your warm bed, relishing in the knowledge that you can stay in bed…

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Fall Pet Fashion: Dressed To The Nines

Written on October 01, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

As the weather turns cooler, I find myself checking out all of the pet fashions available in stores. During the summer, it would be hard…

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International Health Certificates

Written on September 17, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Will you be traveling to another country? Do you want your pet to experience the wonders of the Greek islands, downtown Montreal, or people watch…

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Lyme Disease: Prevention

Written on July 15, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

Prevention In our discussions about Lyme disease, there have been multiple potentially controversial or confusing areas. So we thought it would be a good idea…

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Lyme Disease: The Disease and Symptoms

Written on July 15, 2015 by Dr. Krista Vernaleken

So my dog had a tick on him, and it was engorged. Now what? First of all, not all ticks carry diseases. Second, not all…

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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
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North Andover, MA 01845
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