Hospital News

“Laser Florence 2015 The International Year of Light ” was the official name of the conference in Florence, Italy where two of our patients had their cases presented to an audience that included veterinarians, medical doctors and university researchers. Treatment of chronic renal disease using light therapy created a major stir throughout the conference. The… Continue reading

On November 4th two Brockton Animal Hospital patients will “travel” to Florence, Italy. They won’t actually be flying to Europe but the International Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ISLMS) is holding their annual medical conference. For the first time in their history there will be a veterinary tract as part of this human medical… Continue reading

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

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

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

As is often the case, the beginning of every New Year is full of anticipation, promises, changes and resolutions. Here at the Brockton Animal Hospital it is no different. After twenty four years as our partner at the Easton Vet Clinic, Dr. Mark Goldberg has decided to enter the next phase of his life. He… Continue reading

It has been a while since we last took at look at this topic sidetracked by the World Association of Laser Therapy international conference. As stated in the last post on this topic there are multiple reasons that the cost of treating pet illness has increased so dramatically. Perhaps the single most compelling reason lies… Continue reading

Over the last few years a trend in veterinary medicine has taken place which is troubling for both the practitioner as well as the pet owner.   The cost of veterinary care has increased dramatically rendering care nearly unaffordable in many situations. Though pet health insurance as well as “easy” payment plans have become more prevalent… Continue reading