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5 Quick Tips for Boarding Your Dog at a Kennel

Written on August 05, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

Summer is a popular time for travel, and sometimes those travel plans don’t include your dog. That’s okay! Some dogs don’t make the best travel...

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

Exotic Pet Tales: The Pollinator Problem & Saving the Bees (and the Birds!)

Written on August 02, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

A few of the important roles played by veterinarians include helping with protection of endangered species, ensuring food safety, and animal advocacy. This month, those...

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

A Complete Guide to Exercising Your Dog in the Summer

Written on July 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

It’s seen all over the world, no matter when summer arrives, we are bombarded with images or stories of dogs suffering with heat stroke. For some,...

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

Living With a Dog That Isn’t Yours

Written on July 16, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

After deciding to move into an apartment with friends, I received the best news of my life (probably). I would be living with a dog!...

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Categories: Dogs

6 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

Written on July 01, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

  There really is nothing better than nice summer weather, the outdoors, and spending time with your pet! It's finally that time of year again...

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Categories: Ethos Veterinary Health

Lake Hazards for Your Dog

Written on June 25, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The time has come again to head up to the lake house! You've packed up the car, the kids are ready to go, and the...

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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

The Dangers of Heatstroke

Written on June 20, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The spring and summer months are a great time to get out and about with our canine family members. Unfortunately heatstroke is a life-threatening condition...

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Categories: Dogs, General, Hospitals, Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, Preventive Care

5 Fun Dog Brain Games

Written on May 31, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

We all know how important daily exercise is for our pups; it gives them the chance to sniff, explore, and even burn off some energy before...

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Categories: Ethos Veterinary Health, General, Uncategorized

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

Good vs. Bad Breeders

Written on May 22, 2019 by Staff Veterinarian

The definition of a puppy mill is: “An establishment that breeds puppies for sale, typically on an intensive basis and in conditions regarded as inhumane.”  You...

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