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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

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

Past, Present and Future

Written on August 02, 2017 by Sommer Aweidah

All that we have been We packed it all away this week; all the old IVG Hospitals files. The process of archiving over a decade…

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Categories: Boston West Veterinary Emergency & Specialty, Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital, Doing Great Things, General, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, SAVES, Staff Members
Hospital: IVG Hospitals

A Day in the Life: General Practice Veterinarian

Written on July 24, 2017 by Krista Vernakelen, VMD

Clients often ask what it’s like to be a vet. The general perception based on comments I’ve heard is that we “get to play with…

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Categories: Bulger Veterinary Hospital, Cats, Dogs, Dr. Krista Vernaleken, General, Hospitals, Preventive Care
Hospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital

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

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

Winter Pet Safety

Written on December 16, 2016 by Lauren Parece

We all are familiar with the risks of pets overheating in the hot summer days, but the severe cold can also be a serious threat….

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

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Latham, NY 12110
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North Andover, MA 01845
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