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Heatstroke in Dogs

Written on June 14, 2017 by Courtney James, DVM

Heatstroke is a very serious medical condition caused by uncontrolled elevation of a mammal’s core body temperature by an outside source. The commonly quoted example...

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

Changing Your Mind on Retractable Leashes

Written on May 16, 2017 by Leigh Slavin, Veterinary Technician

Leashes come in every variety and style you can think up – options include the straight leash in a variety of lengths ranging from 4...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Preventive Care
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Porcupines and Canine Curiosity: A Terrible Combination

Written on May 09, 2017 by Lori Dinsmore, LVT, VTS (SAIM)

As melting snow makes way for spring flowers, we all start to feel the need to spend more time outdoors. As we head outside and...

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Why Does My Pet Need a Compounded Medication?

Written on April 20, 2017 by Jennifer Kelleher, PharmD, BCPS, FSVHP

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
Hospital: IVG by Ethos

2017 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on March 24, 2017 by Lauren Parece

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2017. Drs....

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Clara Williams, Dr. Nancy Cottrill, Dr. Nick Cassotis, Dr. Ruth Marrion, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Ophthalmology, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

Saint Patrick’s Day Safety Tips for Pets

Written on March 17, 2017 by Lauren Parece

Saint Patrick’s Day can be a fun celebration of your Irish, Irish-adjacent, or non-Irish heritage! Nothing ruins a celebration like an emergency trip to the...

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: IVG by Ethos

Canine Rehabilitation & Conditioning

Written on March 07, 2017 by Elaine Ferrera, AS, CVT, CCRA

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
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

IVG’s Charitable Awards

Written on February 21, 2017 by Lauren Parece

We are proud of our team members for constantly going above and beyond and giving back to communities and animals in need. Annually at IVG...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Cats, Dogs, General, Lauren Parece, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

Philanthropy Within IVG

Written on January 24, 2017 by Lauren Parece

Many of our employees generously devote their time and effort to help causes that have touched their lives. We are so proud of the many...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Doing Great Things, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES
Hospital: IVG by Ethos

Mass Vet Recertified As Level I Emergency & Critical Care Facility

Written on January 17, 2017 by Lauren Parece

We are proud to announce that Mass Vet has been recertified as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical...

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Categories: Emergency / Critical Care, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

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