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Little Cooper survived a venomous snake bite

On July 18th, I had no idea what would happen. Like usual, I let my dogs, Cooper and Winnie, run around outside for a little to play. Before I know it, I’m being called by my dad that one of my dogs, Cooper, was bleeding and something was terribly wrong. ... Learn More

Porcupine quills and dogs

In many regions in the United States, a casual evening hike can quickly turn into a prickly situation for your pet. Porcupines are not usually aggressive, but they do scare easily if approached by a curious dog.  When frightened, they release sharp quills which can lodge into your dog’s skin ... Learn More

With only weeks to live, surgery saved puppy’s broken heart

See a video about Mollie here. WALTHAM, Mass. – Mollie is a sweet and peppy puppy whose heart was working so hard it nearly killed her. So a team of dedicated volunteers and generous donors brought Mollie from Mississippi to Massachusetts, where experts at BluePearl Veterinary Partners performed the delicate operation that ... Learn More

Pet 411: Protecting your dog from ticks

There are many delightful things about hanging out with your pet in the summertime, from trips to the dog beach to romps in the back yard.   One not so delightful aspect? An increased number of ticks and other pests that can cause discomfort or disease to your pet. That’s certainly the ... Learn More

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus

sup { vertical-align: super; font-size: smaller } Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Marianne Alcan, DVM GDV, or gastric dilatation volvulus, is a commonly seen condition in veterinary emergency medicine. Overall mortality for this condition is variably cited at 20-37%. Euthanasia at time of diagnosis represents a large ... Learn More

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