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Exotic Pet Tales: Backyard Flocks in New England (Chickens, Ducks, Swans, and Geese)

Written on May 28, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Some of my favorite birds are chickens and ducks. I really love their personalities. They can be a lot of fun to have around if…

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

What is this Human-Animal Bond?

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The human-animal bond is often used to describe the relationship shared between people and animals. Pet owners know it is so much more than a…

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Social Work, Specialty Services

When Should You Consider Physical Rehabilitation for your Dog or Cat

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Canine Physical Rehabilitation* is a treatment regimen that involves reducing discomfort and increasing or regaining the physical abilities of our pets. Our pets live to be…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Pain Management, Preventive Care, Specialty Services

Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

Written on May 03, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Cancer is unfortunately common in older dogs. Hemangiosarcoma is one of the more serious and rapidly growing forms of cancer found in dogs. Here’s what you…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Oncology, Specialty Services

Animal Poison Control Center: why we are asking you to call, and how they will help 

Written on April 24, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

As all pet owners know, our beloved furry friends do not always make the most rational decisions about what they do and do not eat….

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Categories: Cats, Dogs, Emergency / Critical Care, Emergency/Critical Care, Hospitals, Preventive Care, SAVES, Specialty Services

Exotic Pet Tales: Fun in the Sun!

Written on April 18, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Spring has arrived! With so many warmer, sunnier days this month I have been getting out to walk the beach and doing some kayaking. I hope…

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

2019 Free Eye Exams for Service Dogs

Written on April 01, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will host its annual public service event providing free eye exams for service animals in May 2019. Drs. Nick…

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

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease: What You Should Know

Written on March 27, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) is a common disorder in male cats. In some cats, the disease can progress to a urethral obstruction (UO),…

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

Common Puppy Emergencies and Specialty Cases

Written on March 22, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Very few things in life are as cute and lovable as a puppy. But yet, so fragile! Puppies, as with most young animals, tend to be very…

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

Exotic Pet Tales: Top 9 Reasons to Adopt a Guinea Pig

Written on March 15, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

March is Adopt a Guinea Pig Month. I happen to think that Guinea Pigs are some of the best mammals around and that they make…

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

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