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COMPANION newsletter is published with sponsorship by our Partners in Education for Northeast veterinarians, veterinary technicians, assistants and practice managers. Your feedback is important to us. If you have any questions or would like follow up on any story, please contact Jodi Melvin of our veterinary relations team at, or call us at (781) 684–8387 .

Thank you to our 2018 Partners in Education: Antech, CareCredit, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Royal Canin, Stokes Pharmacy, and Zoetis.

Most Recent Newsletters
2018 Fall

Boston Happenings | The Natural Pneumogastrogram: Find Foreign Bodies Easier with a Left Lateral Radiograph | Pythiosis | Coughing Dogs with Heart Disease | Tiger in Your Waiting Room? Understanding Feline Aggression | High ALP Value? | WANTED: Dogs with osteosarcoma

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2018 Summer

Boston Happenings | ER Training Program | New Chief Medical Officer | Vestibular Disease | Snake Bites | Feline Arterial Thromboembolism | Fatty Tumors | Continuing Education

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2018 Spring

From the Medical Director | Feline Osteoarthritis | Obesity and Canine Osteoarthritis | Endocrine Emergencies | Lilies: Fatal Attraction | Continuing Education

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2018 Winter

BluePearl in Boston | The Importance of Veterinary Oral Hygiene | Antibiotic Use for Dental Surgeries | It may be time to start asking: “Does your dog hunt feral pigs?” | Pearls from the ACVIM Forum 2017 | Tanovea: An Advance in Canine Lymphoma Treatment

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2017 Fall

Medical Director’s Column | Open Fractures and Treatment Approaches in Orthopedic Trauma Cases | Serotonin Syndrome | Immunosuppressive Drugs | Zygomatic-Mandibular Synostosis | Continuing Education

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2017 Summer

Welcoming Graduates into Your Practice | Understanding Feline Aggression | Recognizing and Treating Heat Stroke in Dogs | Autologous Blood Transfusions in an Emergency Setting | Understanding How Cataracts Form and Treatment Methods | Canine Laryngeal Mass? Consider a Thyroid Tumor | Continuing Education

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2017 Spring

From the Medical Director | Tachyarrythmias – from Where? | Portosystemic Shunts | Acute Abdomen | The Complicated UTI | Feline Constipation

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2017 Winter

Canine Respiratory Distress | Oxygen Delivery Methods | Arterial Blood Gas Tips | Arterial Oxygen Content | Continuing Education | What’s New at Bluepearl in Waltham

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2016 Fall

Intractable Heart Failure | Coughing Canine | Congestive Heart Failure | Pimobendan for Cats? | Heart Murmurs | Continuing Education

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2016 Spring

Minimally Invasive Surgery | Brachycephalic Syndrome | Laryngeal Paralysis | Indications for Arthroscopy | Cold Soaks? | Continuing Education

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2016 Winter

Toxicities | E-cigarettes | Marijuana | Potential Toxicity: MDR1 Mutation? | Ecg Monitoring | Adderall® Toxicity

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Newsletter Archive
2015 Fall

Transfusion Controversies | Septic Shock | Nasal Disease | Hospital Happenings | Surgeon Mary Ann Nieves | Pet First Aid | Continuinffg Education

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2015 Summer

Canine Influenza | Feline Vestibular Disease | Canine Gi Ulcers | Bacterial Infections | Mrsa | Lost Catheters | Continuing Education

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2015 Spring

Chocolate Toxicity | Critical Care | Vomiting & Diarrhea | Fever V. Hyperthermia | Hyperthyroidism & Kidney Failure | Cat Blood Types | High Wbc Count, Imha? | Maura Carney, Internal Medicine | Continuing Education

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2015 Winter

Foreign Body | Hip Dysplasia | Transfusion Controversies | Rock Salt | Calcium Oxalate Stones | Team Communication

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