News & Updates

For those who have brought a family feline into the Brockton Animal Hospital at any time in recent years I am sure you remember the blood sample that was taken during the first or second visit. There were two tests performed on this sample, one for Feline Leukemia and Feline “AIDS” Virus, the other for… Continue reading

We have all heard it, maybe even said it. “The kids really want a dog/cat/gerbil/bird.” Whatever it is, it is non human and depends on us to feed, clean and walk. We fight it but our words ring hollow because, as pet lovers ourselves, we are an easy mark. We give in because if truth… Continue reading

I know it often seems like the posts on our page are always warning of dire circumstance. When we have so many diseases, pests and traumatic events that can befall our four legged friends it is sometimes hard to find something fun. So thank you to one of our clients for this link. As many… Continue reading

Posted on May 26th, 2015 in Hospital News | Comments Off on Let’s Lighten Things up a Bit

He was supposed to be around for a long time well into their retirement. But when the four year old terrier stopped eating and was listless for several days, the owners knew something was very wrong with Duffy. He was admitted to our hospital for exam, blood work and to treat his dehydration. Within minutes… Continue reading

Kibbie, a one year (almost) old female Irish Setter, took honors as best puppy in show at a major event in Georgia last week. Kibbie and her owner of Beaubriar Irish Setters in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, came home with the number one prize in the puppy class. Brockton Animal Hospital is proud to boast of… Continue reading

Actually…the ticks are here. As soon as the snow melts, the ground softens and the temperature warms up to “cool”, ticks make their appearance. I had been waiting patiently (although not missing them) for the first patient to arrive at our hospital affected with ticks but actually found the first one of the season on… Continue reading

While we all anxiously await the true appearance of Spring it has shown up in most parts of the country. I just returned from a week and a half of R&R in the California desert to do a little rock climbing, followed by Laser course teaching in Florida and finally a family visit to Ohio.… Continue reading

Posted on April 3rd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring is Here………….at least it is in the desert

Maybe the birds aren’t quite singing or the flowers popping up through the ground (snow?) but winter finally seems to be losing its choke hold on New England. The clocks have “sprung” forward. A recent warming trend finally arrived (I was wondering if this year was to be the eternal winter) and the ten foot… Continue reading

Many of you who have been clients over the last ten years have pets that received the benefit of low level laser therapy (LLLT) for arthritis and injury. When we partnered with a company from the United Kingdom (Thor Photomedicine) in 2005 to work on creating protocols to treat various conditions, primarily of a muscular… Continue reading

Two weeks have passed since the last post and not much has changed, weather wise, here in New England. So in the spirit of being the hearty group we are let’s continue to move forward with our lives and pay particular attention to a few additional concerns that always seem to surface at the Brockton… Continue reading