Hospital News

First the disclaimer..….the following is not, in any way, intended to be a conspiracy theory or a hint that the recent increase in an unusual respiratory disease in dogs in the Boston area is related to the human Corona virus in Asia. However, in our practice since late November, 2019 we have treated several patients… Continue reading

Posted on February 18th, 2020 in Canine Medicine, Hospital News | Comments Off on Canine Respiratory Disease and Corona Virus…..an Odd Coincidence

As most medical people will tell you, when an appointment begins and the patient, client, owner or guardian leads with “I looked on Google and this is what is probably wrong……” the tendency is to take a deep breath and let out a sigh. After all, how many years of medical school and clinical experience… Continue reading

As many of our clients have experienced, Photobiomodulation, also known as Light Therapy or Laser Therapy, has become an indispensable part of our practice. Photobiomodulation treatment of many conditions including injury, osteoarthritis, pancreatitis, liver disease, eye disease, disc disease, on and on is now commonplace in our practice. The results are usually excellent and, in… Continue reading

Last week I had elbow surgery. It was a bit urgent although not an emergency nor life threatening. Though I have enjoyed a healthy existence for most of my life, I always use an experience such as hospitalization, illness or surgery to learn lessons I can take back to our patients and clients. This time… Continue reading

Posted on December 5th, 2019 in Hospital News | Comments Off on When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

With the start of the academic year, we all get back to the work at hand and say goodbye to the carefree days of summer. Although we all enjoy the laid back time of July and August, it is always nice to get back to the work at hand. At the Brockton Animal Hospital this… Continue reading

Sadly (for some but maybe not so much for parents) summer is winding down and we are all engaged in the return to the three season “normalcy” of the school year. Supplies, after school programs, day care, work and school schedules are all in the forefront now. While our four legged friends don’t overtly require… Continue reading

We are very grateful for your recommendations and the influx of new patients during the past year. Many have found us as a principle resource for Photobiomodulation (aka: Low Level Laser Therapy) while others value our full service capabilities residing under a single roof. Ultrasound, surgery, ophthalmology and internal medicine are just a small sampling… Continue reading

February, as many of you are aware, is Pet Dental Health month. It is the one month of the year when we focus our attention even more than usual on the health and hygiene of your cat and dog’s oral cavity. Although brushing your pet’s teeth with an appropriate enzymatic tooth gel is the absolute… Continue reading

It was heart wrenching to hear of the losses during the hurricane that devastated the Carolinas. Many people lost their homes and, horrifically, some lost their lives. Although the loss of property is not always preventable, most can be is replaced. Sadly many of the people who died, did so because they were unwilling to… Continue reading

Kidney disease in pets has always been one my two most dreaded disease. The other being cancer. While advances have been made steadily on the cancer front as we have gained better understanding of how to improve quality of life and longevity, Chronic Renal Disease has seen only small steps. Although improved chemistry and blood… Continue reading