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Common Dental Diseases in Dogs and Cats

Written on February 20, 2018 by Libby Holman, DVM

Say “Cheese!” Many of our furry friends don’t just share our homes with us; they also sleep with us, curl up on the sofa with...

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

Winter Hiking With Your Dog

Written on February 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

Outdoor adventures don’t have to stop when the cold weather and first snowfall come around. During the winter months, I trade in my sneakers for...

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

Xylitol – A Common Food Additive with Severe Toxic Effects in Dogs

Written on February 14, 2018 by Sam Stewart, DVM, DACVECC

Xylitol was discovered in the late 19th century and has become widely used as an artificial sweetener. It is made through the processing of polymers...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Dogs, Dr. Samuel Stewart, Education, Emergency / Critical Care, Hospitals, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Sweater Weather: 5 Ways to Keep Your Pets Warm This Winter

Written on January 10, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

With record-breaking low temperatures this winter, the weather outside is frightful and it is especially important to keep our pets warm and cozy. While many...

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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, Uncategorized
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

A survey of risk factors for digit injuries among dogs training and competing in agility events

Written on January 03, 2018 by Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR

This article was published in JAVMA January 1, 2018, Vol. 252, No. 1, Pages 75-83 Authors: Debra C. Sellon DVM, PhD, Katherine Martucci, DVM; John R....

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Categories: Dogs, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Boston West: Foreign Body in Patient’s Cornea [Photos]

Written on January 02, 2018 by Staff Veterinarian

Dr. Gervais from Boston West removed a foreign body out of a patient's cornea. A small piece of plant material got into Maisey's eye over...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Ophthalmology
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Easy Homemade Healthy Dog Treats

Written on December 21, 2017 by Florence Rawnsley, Client Care Coordinator

If you are anything like me, and you love snacking, you might be trying to find healthier ways to snack. Coincidentally enough, my dogs also love...

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES, Uncategorized
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Santa Paws: My 2017 Holiday Pet Gift Guide

Written on December 16, 2017 by Rachael Gillis

I don’t know about you guys, but my favorite ones to shop for on my (exceedingly long) Christmas list are my pets. My fur kids...

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

7 Important Lessons We Should Learn From Senior Pets

Written on November 14, 2017 by Rachael Gillis

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and we at Ethos Veterinary Health believe that pets at every age have their own unique beauty and value....

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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, Uncategorized
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

In The News: Puppy Overdoses After Ingesting Opioid

Written on October 26, 2017 by Dr. Krista Vernalekan

"Bulger Veterinary Hospital has received numerous inquiries regarding a recent case of a puppy that ingested an unknown opioid.  The puppy in question found and...

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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