Category: Health

1,425 total views, 206 views today Canine Influenza in Massachusetts: What to Know Written on August 28, 2018 by Krista Vernaleken, VMDHospital: Bulger Veterinary Hospital 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 to prevent...

2,082 total views, 12 views today Myths and Truths: Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats Written by Christine Zewe, DVM, DACVD       Food allergies in dogs can cats can cause several issues, including gastrointestinal upset and skin and ear issues. Pets with food allergies can have the same symptoms as...

18,992 total views, 51 views today A Great Non-Toxic Pet Stain Removal Idea! Written by Leslie Reichart, Green Cleaning Coach I’ve been dealing with spills and stains as a professional for over 20 years. The best advice I ever got was from a little old lady that told me her secret to keeping...

8,965 total views, 20 views today Protecting Your Pet From Lyme Disease It’s that time of year again where the weather’s warming up and all the critters are starting to frolic again. Unfortunately, ticks are among them, and these little buggers present a health threat not only to humans but to animals...

2,370 total views, 23 views today Top Reasons to Get Your Dog’s DNA Tested Written by: Ashley Troutman Dog; it’s the first word many of us learn and the first friend many of us have. Dogs are an integral part of our communities and lives, they represent a feeling of warmth, home...

6,752 total views, 20 views today Top 6 Holiday Hazards for Pets Written by K.T. Casey, Freelance Writer The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. Friends and family surround us and everyone is in good spirits. There are trees to be decorated and presents to be wrapped and food to be...

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5,242 total views, 16 views today Heatstroke in Dogs By Courtney James, DVM of Port City Referral Hospital  Heatstroke is a very serious medical condition caused by uncontrolled elevation of a mammal’s core body temperature by an outside source. The commonly quoted example of heatstroke is the dog locked in a hot...

4,768 total views, 14 views today When Your Dog Needs a CAT Scan WRITTEN BY: Mason Holland, VMD, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology When your dog needs a cat scan: Providing advanced care for our furry family members has been helped immeasurably by applying some of the revolutionary medical technologies which have arisen...