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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

Canine Influenza in Massachusetts: What to Know

Written on August 28, 2018 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

Many dog owners have seen reports of Canine Influenza, or the dog flu, hitting Massachusetts and are wondering what, if anything, we should be doing…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, Education, Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care, What's Your Diagnosis
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Beach Dangers for Your Dog

Written on August 16, 2018 by Krista Vernaleken, VMD

Ahh, a day at the beach. The sun gently warms you while you lounge, your toes squish in the sand, and a light sea breeze…

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

Corneal Ulcers in Dogs

Written on August 15, 2018 by Nancy Thompson, CVT

Eye issues are taken very seriously in veterinary medicine. When we hear that a pet’s eye is squinting, red, swollen, irritated, appears glossy, or is…

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

Adopting a Dog: Did I Make a Mistake?

Written on July 20, 2018 by Lauren Parece

So, you are about to adopt a puppy or adult dog and give them a forever home. This decision to adopt will reward you in…

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

Marijuana and Pets

Written on June 08, 2018 by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM, DACVECC

With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or…

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Categories: Dogs, Dr. Beth Eisenberg, Education, Emergency/Critical Care, Ethos Veterinary Health, Hospitals, Pain Management, Preventive Care
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Your Pet’s Ocular Health

Written on May 18, 2018 by Kristen Gervais, DVM, Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye

Medical conditions affecting the eye are common in companion animals, especially in middle-aged and geriatric pets. Recognizing the symptoms of ophthalmic disease and seeking treatment…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Kristen Gervais, Ophthalmology, Preventive Care, Specialty Services
Hospital: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty

Torn Cranial Cruciate Ligament in Dogs: Diagnosis, Surgery, and Recovery

Written on May 16, 2018 by Rachael Gillis

“This is the fourth case of a canine knee injury I’ve seen today,” said Dr. Blaeser as she examined my dog’s torn cranial cruciate ligament…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Lauren Blaeser, General, Hospitals, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation, Surgery
Hospital: Ethos Veterinary Health

Epilepsy in Dogs and Cats

Written on March 21, 2018 by Mark Troxel, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

It can be very scary to watch a pet having a seizure. Many pet owners worry that their pet might be in pain or are…

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Categories: Dr. Mark Troxel, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Neurology
Hospital: Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

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