• My Journey From VA to Vet Tech

    October 15, 2019

    If you're looking to break into the veterinary world, a Veterinary Assistant is a good start. Learn about our VA Program here at Ethos.

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  • Exotic Pet Tales: The Many Hats of Veterinary Technicians

    October 11, 2019

    Veterinary Technicians are similar to Nurses in human medicine, but with some very significant differences. Let’s review the jobs covered by a veterinary technician.

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  • Instructional Videos: Physical Rehabilitation

    October 11, 2019

    Video Instructions and More Information If you are struggling with how to carry a paralyzed dog safely, or how to use a sling (for a larger dog), as well as some tips for post-TPLO surgery and range of motion exercises, please take a look at the videos below. If you still have questions, please don’t

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  • Chronic Nasal Discharge in Rabbits: Not Just an Antibiotic Issue

    October 9, 2019

    Veterinarians routinely working on rabbits will encounter a rabbit with chronic nasal congestion. There are numerous references to chronic Pasteurella infection leading to intermittent antibiotic use to control the infection. However, a good look at these cases reveals that this is not usually the case, and the causes for chronic nasal congestion are as diverse in rabbits as they are in most other species.

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  • Mental Health in Veterinary Medicine

    October 8, 2019

    It’s important to recognize the impact the veterinary field may have on your mental health, whether you work in the field or are a pet owner.

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  • Dog Etiquette at Breweries

    September 18, 2019

    It may have just turned August, but don’t worry, it’s still summer! Besides taking our pups for runs and hikes, swimming with them at the beach or at a lake, there is one other thing that gets us pretty excited during these summer months: dog friendly breweries!

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  • Living with a dog that isn’t yours

    September 18, 2019

    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! Now…not my dog…but one of my roommates having a dog was definitely something to be excited about.

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  • Exotic Pet Tales: What Do Exotic Animal Vets Do?

    September 16, 2019

    This is such a common question for me, and I want to give an unusual answer. What we do outside of the hospital says a lot about how we think, how we care, and who we are.

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  • “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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  • The Importance of Computed Tomography (CT) for Exotic Animal Medicine

    September 5, 2019

    The Exotic Animal Department at Bulger now has on-site access to CT imaging. This is a valuable diagnostic tool for any department, but there are definitely unique challenges with many exotic animals that are greatly helped with this technology. Many cases benefit by going to CT instead of, or ahead of, radiographs.

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  • The Case of the Missing History – Albuterol Toxicosis

    September 5, 2019

    Lily, a 5-year old spayed female (SF) English Shepherd presented to our emergency room at 9am on a Wednesday morning in early spring after being found unable to rise from her crate. The owners immediately rushed her to the hospital and she was gurneyed to the ICU for evaluation.

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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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