• “Oh no! Is that a hot spot?”

    September 6, 2019

    The term ‘hot spot’ is used quite often when people outside the veterinary profession talk about dog skin problems.

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  • EEE in Massachusetts & New Hampshire: What to Know for Your Pet

    August 30, 2019

    There has been an explosion in news reports about Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts. Here's what you need to know for your pet.

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    Grain Free Diets and the Dilated Cardiomyopathy Problem

    August 15, 2019

    You may have heard of recent dilated cardiomyopathy cases in dogs who were eating grain free diets. Read what our Nutritionist and Cardiologist at Mass Vet have to say:

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  • Skunk Odor Remover Recipe

    July 24, 2019

    Depending on how badly your pet (hopefully it's your dog and not your cat!) was skunked, you may need to wash him or her a few times. Here's what you'll need...

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  • 6 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

    July 1, 2019

    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 where we can venture outdoors alongside our furry pals to enjoy our beautiful state.

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  • Lake Hazards for Your Dog

    June 25, 2019

    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 dog is just rearing to jump into that lake water. Here are a few lake hazards to be aware of to keep your dog safe:

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    The Dangers of Heatstroke

    June 20, 2019

    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 that is more likely to occur during warmer months when dogs may over exercise in the heat and humidity or be left unattended in vehicles.

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  • 5 Fun Dog Brain Games

    May 31, 2019

    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 you're off to the grocery store.

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

    May 28, 2019

    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 you have the space and time to care for them well.

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  • Good vs. Bad Breeders

    May 22, 2019

    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.”

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  • What is this Human-Animal Bond?

    May 3, 2019

    Anyone who has ever loved a companion animal has felt the strength of the human-animal bond. Read more from our Certified Social Worker.

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  • Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs

    May 3, 2019

    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 need to know:

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