Posts by ER Pet Doctor

Wild about wildlife!

Wild about wildlife!

Could this baby opossum that was dropped off at our hospital be any cuter? No, we thought not. We love it when we get to look after wildlife at our hospital – with opossums being a fan favorite for sure!

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Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center – New Look and logo

In April, 2018, Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center joined Ethos Veterinary Health.  The team you have come to trust will remain as part of the new, extended Ethos Veterinary Health team. We will continue to provide the same high-quality medicine and outstanding, compassionate service you have come to expect.  

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Memorial Day Pet Safety

Memorial Day Pet Safety

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, there’s a lot of pet friendly activities but don’t let these potential dangers overshadow the fun to be had!

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Head Trauma in Pets.

Head Trauma in Pets.

Pets of all shapes and sizes can succumb to a head trauma injury and is most commonly caused by an accidental fall, dog fight or being hit by a car. Most warrant immediate medical attention and signs of head trauma include disorientation, bleeding from ears, nose or mouth and seizures.

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With Rain Brings…Germs.

With Rain Brings…Germs.

While cats clearly don’t fall into this category (not sane ones anyways), many dogs and owners alike do seem to revel in going for walks on rainy days. While this activity can be super beneficial for a stir crazy pet, a bit of caution should be utilized when it comes to allowing your pets to drink out of puddles and rain runoff. Even seemingly clear, fresh flowing rainfall can be a proverbial cesspool microscopically, harboring many germs and toxins that could make your pet incredibly ill.

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