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  • What You Need To Know About Anesthesia And Your Pet

    Jan 15 2018

    One of the most common concerns for pet owners when our doctors recommend a procedure is,”What about anesthesia?” Anesthesia is understandably a scary prospect for many owners, scary enough to…

  • Five Reasons To Download Our App

    Jan 06 2018

    1. It’s Free! Available in the App Store or Google Play, just search for “boston street vet.” 2. Instant access to your pet’s reminders for vaccines, medication refills and bloodwork.…

  • Watch For These Five Holiday Toxins!

    Dec 22 2017

    As the holiday weekend approaches and you prepare to host family and friends, make sure you keep your furry friends in mind! Many of the treats that we love are…

  • 4 Reasons To Take Your Cat To The Vet

    Nov 25 2017

    For most cat owners, taking your feline friend to the vet is no fun. While many of our dog patients love coming to the office for treats and attention and…

  • Have You Seen This Tick?

    Oct 16 2017

    When it comes to ticks in Maryland, all eyes are usually on the deer tick, responsible for the spread of Lyme Disease, and nearly impossible to see. While the deer…

  • How To Have A Fun And Safe Halloween With Pets

    Oct 10 2017

    As Halloween approaches, the kids are busy planning their costumes and mapping out the routes for the best trick or treating, while the adults figure out how to get the…

  • Your Indoor Cat Needs A Rabies Vaccination

    Oct 03 2017

    September 28 was World Rabies day, a day which may have passed you by without much thought. Domestic pets don’t get rabies anymore, right? Actually, rabies is still a public…

  • Considering Breed DNA Testing? Read Millie’s Story!

    Sep 26 2017

    When Millie was adopted in January 2017 from BARCS, the first two years of her life were a mystery. Where did she come from? How did she end up on…

  • Why Do My Pet’s Prescriptions Cost So Much?

    Sep 12 2017

    If you’ve ever had sticker shock when your pet needed a prescription, you’re not alone. Rising costs for pharmaceuticals across the board, for both humans and animals, have left many…

  • The Overlooked Vaccine: Canine Influenza

    Aug 25 2017

    In 2015, an outbreak of a virus in Chicago and the Midwest areas affected over 1000 dogs. The culprit was eventually identified as H3N2, a new strain of the canine influenza…