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6 Tips to Help Your Pet Lose Weight

Written on February 19, 2019 by Samantha Houde

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to assess your pet's weight! It's colder and here in the Northeast, it's full-blown winter...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES
Hospital: SAVES- Small Animal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

7 Ways to Show Your Pet You Love Them On Valentine’s Day

Written on February 11, 2019 by Samantha Houde

For many of us, when we think of Valentine's Day we think of chocolate, flowers, and going out for romantic meals with our significant others....

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Categories: Hospitals, SAVES
Hospital: SAVES- Small Animal Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

The Importance of Dental Care for Small Herbivores (Focus on Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Chinchillas)

Written on February 01, 2019 by Mike Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

Diet and Teeth - It doesn’t take much time around these animals to notice that their main activity during waking hours is eating. This is...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Hospitals, Preventive Care, Small Mammals, Surgery
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Marijuana Toxicity in Pets

Written on January 31, 2019 by Nancy M. Thompson, CVT

Marijuana has become legal in many states and is becoming very common in households for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. With this, the Pet Poison Helpline...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Exotic Pet Tales: The Misunderstood History of Snakes and Snakes as Pets

Written on January 22, 2019 by Mike Corcoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A), CertAqV

Welcome to the third exotic animal blog! I’m sure there will be some playing around with format over the next several blogs, and I am...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Exotic Pet Tales, Hospitals, Reptiles, Specialty Services
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Apple Carrot Crisps

Written on January 17, 2019 by Marissa Ann Portillo (Pirkey), BS, RLATG, CM

Welcome back to our pet recipes series! Does winter have your pup a little down in the dumps? Has your pet’s usual kibble lost its...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Ethos Pet Kitchen, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Veterinary Acupuncture: How it Helps Pets

Written on January 16, 2019 by Lauren Duffee, VMD, DACVAA

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
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hosptial

Urban Coyotes: Keeping Our Pets Safe and Coexisting with Coyotes 

Written on January 15, 2019 by Nir Ben-Ari, DVM

Coyotes are becoming an increasingly urban species, earning them the name "urban coyotes." These are coyotes that reside in metropolitan areas, suburban neighborhoods, and even...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Uncategorized
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Bringing Your Pet in for a Cardiac Evaluation at Port City

Written on January 14, 2019 by Trina Bellinger, CVT

Bringing your pet in for a cardiac evaluation can be an intimidating experience.  At Port City, the Cardiology team works hard to make this experience...

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

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

Written on January 10, 2019 by Team Contributors from Mass Vet

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
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

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Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760
508.319.2117

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Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110
518.785.1094

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Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801
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Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
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