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Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs & Cats

Written on October 03, 2018 by Hathaway Fiocchi, DVM, DACVIM

Since 2011, there has been over a 30% increase in dogs diagnosed with diabetes, and over a 15% increase in cats diagnosed with diabetes. Understanding the symptoms and being...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Geriatric Care, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Dream a Little Dream: Our Pets Do Dream!

Written on October 02, 2018 by Meagan Dunn, Emergency & General Practice Technician

One night while laying in bed, I watched my cat, Loofa, twitch her little paws as if she were playing with one of her catnip...

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

Apple Picking With Your Dog: Tips & Dog-Friendly Orchards Near You

Written on September 28, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

It’s that time of year again: the air is cooler, the leaves are changing colors, and it’s finally time for your annual trip to the...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Veterinary Surgery: Behind the Scenes 

Written on September 20, 2018 by Rickard Kohler, DVM (Practice Limited to Surgery)

Across Ethos hospitals, we perform a wide range of board certified veterinary surgeries: orthopedic, oncologic, emergency, ophthalmic, neurologic, minimally invasive, and many more. Whether you're...

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Categories: Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Specialty Services, Surgery
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Vaccines in Ferrets

Written on September 17, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

There are two annual vaccines recommended to those who own a ferret. Distemper This is the same disease as in dogs. In ferrets it causes...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Exotics, Hospitals, Specialty Services

Vaccines for Pot-Bellied Pigs

Written on September 17, 2018 by Michael Corocoran, DVM, DABVP (R/A) CertAqV

Vaccines are an important part in prevention of disease for your pet pig. Your pet’s vaccines are determined on an individual basis based on individual...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Michael Corcoran, Exotics, Hospitals, Staff Members
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Wholesome Apple Bites

Written on September 13, 2018 by Marissa Ann Portillo (Pirkey), BS, RLATG, CM

Welcome back to our pet recipes series! For September, we are paying tribute to the apple picking season that is upon us by making: Wholesome Apple Bites This...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ethos Pet Kitchen, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

9 Pet Myths: Debunked!

Written on September 11, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

Dogs have cleaner mouths than humans. Cats always land on their feet. These and many other myths about pets have been circulating for many years,...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Dr. Google & Your Pet: A Tricky Relationship

Written on September 06, 2018 by Pedro Bento DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) & Katie Sakakeeny, DVM, DACVECC

We’ve all been there, and we know we’re not supposed to. But in the internet age, it's hard to fight the urge to pick up your phone to Google...

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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, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Ethos Pet Kitchen: Chewy BPB Cookies

Written on August 31, 2018 by Marissa Ann Pirkey, BS, RLATG, CM

Welcome to our new pet recipes series! We're focusing on easy, healthy, yummy recipes that your pets will LOVE! For our first recipe, we are...

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

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

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
781.932.5802

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Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.433.0056

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SAVES

Lebanon, NH 03766
603.306.0007

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General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

North Andover, MA 01845
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905

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