September 28th is World Rabies Awareness Day

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Dog Health, Dog Lifestyle
September 28th is World Rabies Awareness Day

According to The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, there have been 41 confirmed cases of rabies in Massachusetts during the first six months of this year; 21 raccoons, 10 skunks, 3 foxes, 2 woodchucks, 3 bats, and 1 bobcat. So, the question is, if there have been NO cases reported in dogs and cats, why […]

What Does Back-to-School Mean for Your Dog?

What Does Back-to-School Mean for Your Dog?

It’s almost September, and you are probably preparing the kids to head back to school – but what about transitioning your dog? Over the summer your kids and dog have most likely been spending a lot of time together forming a strong, consistent bond. Just as your children must adjust to a new routine, so […]

Free Canine Fecal Analysis Throughout July!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013 in Dog Health, News and Updates

It is recommended that you take a fecal sample to your veterinarian at least once per year, and 2-3 times per year for dogs that hang out in dog-social environments or run and hike in the woods. A professional canine fecal analysis can detect the presence of parasites long before an owner visualizes worms. Beantown […]

Dog Days of Summer – Top 10 Summer Dangers for Your Dog

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Dog Health
Dog Days of Summer – Top 10 Summer Dangers for Your Dog

Summah-Time, as they say in Boston, is full of outdoor fun for both you and your dog.  From barbecues in your back yard to road trips to the Cape, we pack in as much as we can from June to August and bring our dogs with us every step along the way. While these activities […]

Dog Allergies and Treatments

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Dog Health
Dog Allergies and Treatments

It is estimated that more than 70% of all skin conditions in dogs are allergy-related. Animals, just like humans, get “allergic reactions” when their immune system responds in a hypersensitive way to every-day substances known as allergens. We really don’t know why dogs experience allergic reactions, but do know that it can be sudden in onset […]

Brookline’s Veterinary Clinic Flea and Tick Prevention Month

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Dog Health
Brookline’s Veterinary Clinic Flea and Tick Prevention Month

Ahhhh, May…the month that finally convinces us that there will actually be a summer after-all! It also means the re-emergence of insect-like creatures. Yup, May ushers in the kickoff of FLEA & TICK season. As a matter of fact, I just removed a tick off of my sister’s Labradoodle yesterday. So, I thought that this […]