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About Me: The MSPCA-Angell owns and operates Angell Animal Medical Centers in Boston and on Nantucket Island. Caring for more than 50,000 animals a year, Angell is one of the most acclaimed veterinary practices in the country. We are staffed by nearly 80 full-time veterinarians, almost half of them board-certified in various specialties, supported by teams of veterinary nurses and technicians. Angell has earned the accreditation of the American Animal Hospital Association. Our emergency services are available every day of the year, 24 hours each day.

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  • Posted 04/11/2011 05:10:06 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: While it is possible that your cat has a urinary tract infection, bacterial infection is actually not a common more »

  • Posted 04/06/2011 08:28:35 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Jennifer Graham of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian and Exotic Medicine Service: Thank you for your question. There may be several causes to your bird’s issue. Birds normally have a more »

  • Forum Post: Hedgehogs

    Posted 03/30/2011 07:21:46 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Jennifer Graham of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian and Exotic Medicine Service: Congratulations - great job on doing your homework and researching this information before considerin more »

  • Posted 03/16/2011 08:34:51 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Michael Pavletic of Angell Animal Medical Center's Surgery Service: Thank you for your question and for providing such detail. As you know, French Bulldogs can have multiple upper respir more »

  • Forum Post: Vaccinations

    Posted 03/01/2011 05:33:38 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: This is an excellent question regarding a topic filled with controversial views and many differing opinions. As more »

  • Posted 02/23/2011 08:48:39 EST

    Answer by Terri Bright, M.S. Ed., BCBA, Behavior Analyst and Training Coordinator at the MSPCA-Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center: Without careful behavioral analysis and witnessing the behavior f more »

  • Forum Post: Bearded dragon

    Posted 02/15/2011 01:30:24 EST

    Answer by Dr. Jennifer Graham of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian and Exotic Medicine Service: I have seen bearded dragons go through this in colder months on occasion. When I see a case with this more »

  • Posted 02/08/2011 06:23:09 EST

    Answer by Dr. Joel Kaye of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Your question is incredibly important and one that we are often asked. Flea and tick products are not interchangeabl more »

  • Forum Post: Dog's ear smells

    Posted 02/02/2011 10:43:37 EST

    Answer by Dr. Joel Kaye of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Typically, a pet’s ear will bleed profusely when it is either cut or bitten. In many cases the blood will drip into more »

  • Posted 01/27/2011 11:34:35 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Your concern is warranted, as navigating heartworm treatment can be confusing at times. A single injection is n more »

  • Posted 01/19/2011 02:26:02 EST

    Answer by Dr. Joel Kaye of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Thank you for providing a thorough run down of your dog’s condition. From your description it may be a possibility t more »

  • Posted 01/11/2011 03:19:53 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Thank you for your question and rest assured that you are not alone. “Inappropriate elimination” is a fairly co more »

  • Posted 01/05/2011 02:31:23 EST

    Answer by Dr. Jennifer Graham of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian and Exotic Medicine Service: There can be several causes of lower back pain in guinea pigs including, but not limited to, arthriti more »

  • Forum Post: crating

    Posted 12/22/2010 03:23:33 EST

    Answer by Terri Bright, M.S. Ed., BCBA, Behavior Analyst and Training Coordinator at the MSPCA-Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center: While some dogs may require crating for medical issues to restric more »

  • Forum Post: Help with chewing

    Posted 12/22/2010 08:32:22 EST

    Answer by Terri Bright, M.S. Ed., BCBA, Behavior Analyst and Training Coordinator at the MSPCA-Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center: It is important to discern the cause of her chewing in her crate, more »

  • Forum Post: dog eats dirt

    Posted 12/15/2010 03:54:21 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: The persistent craving for or eating of non-food items by an animal is commonly referred to as pica. Most healt more »

  • Posted 12/08/2010 04:48:41 EST

    Answer by Dr. Joel Kaye of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Asthma in cats is similar in symptoms to the human condition of the same name. The symptoms recur when the airways i more »

  • Posted 12/01/2010 03:22:30 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus or FIV is found worldwide and information regarding the virus is abundant, as you more »

  • Forum Post: fatty masses

    Posted 11/24/2010 02:44:01 EST

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: The causes behind fatty masses remain widely unknown however there are certain factors that align with their ap more »

  • Posted 11/17/2010 11:30:25 EST

    Answer by Dr. Lisa Moses of Angell Animal Medical Center's Pain Medicine Service: Faced with an emergency situation you acted correctly with your quick actions. Although a brain tumor is a common caus more »

  • Posted 11/05/2010 08:56:54 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Connie Orcutt of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian/Exotic Service: Adopting a bird is a serious undertaking, particularly with regard to large parrots including Moluccan cockatoos. Th more »

  • Forum Post: One eyed cat

    Posted 11/03/2010 11:58:11 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Martin Coster of Angell Animal Medical Center's Ophthalmology Service: It sounds like your cat may be suffering the chronic effects of feline herpes virus. This infection causes sneezing more »

  • Posted 10/27/2010 08:29:35 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Jennifer Graham of Angell Animal Medical Center's Avian and Exotic Medicine Service: My heart goes out to you after having lost two pets recently while helping another to cope with these more »

  • Forum Post: feline hepatitis

    Posted 10/20/2010 04:33:18 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Mara Ratnofsky of Angell Animal Medical Center's General Medicine Service: Hepatitis is a general medical term which refers to inflammation of the liver. Some causes of liver inflammatio more »

  • Forum Post: feline acromegaly

    Posted 10/13/2010 03:57:02 EDT

    Answer by Dr. Lisa Moses of Angell Animal Medical Center's Pain Medicine Service: Cats with diabetes can frequently develop issues with the nerves that control the hind legs (similar to diabetic human more »

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