The Hope Center Blog

With only weeks to live, surgery saved puppy’s broken heart

See a video about Mollie here. WALTHAM, Mass. – Mollie is a sweet and peppy puppy whose heart was working so hard it nearly killed her. So a team of dedicated volunteers and generous donors brought Mollie from Mississippi to Massachusetts, where experts at BluePearl Veterinary Partners performed the delicate ... Learn More

Pet 411: Protecting your dog from ticks

There are many delightful things about hanging out with your pet in the summertime, from trips to the dog beach to romps in the back yard.   One not so delightful aspect? An increased number of ticks and other pests that can cause discomfort or disease to your pet. That’s ... Learn More

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus

sup { vertical-align: super; font-size: smaller } Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Marianne Alcan, DVM GDV, or gastric dilatation volvulus, is a commonly seen condition in veterinary emergency medicine. Overall mortality for this condition is variably cited at 20-37%. Euthanasia at time of diagnosis represents a large majority of this patient loss. ... Learn More

Dog swallows rubber ducky, veterinarians solve 2 of 3 mysteries

Veterinarians at BluePearl Veterinary Partners removed this rubber ducky from a dog named Boost. SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – Veterinarians from BluePearl Veterinary Partners quickly solved a mystery that explained why Boost the 8-year-old Rottweiler was throwing up. The culprit was a rubber ducky, which Boost had apparently swallowed. X-ray images ... Learn More

Through eye removal and anxiety, Oreo is now one happy dog

We adopted our sweet Oreo knowing he had glaucoma and would need to eventually have his eyes removed. We didn’t know that he also had separation anxiety, but we fell in love with this handsome boy and were determined to make him part of our family. A wonderful trainer, Jenn ... Learn More

How sophisticated technology saved Maddie the Yorkshire terrier

  SOUTHFIELD, Mich. –As veterinary medicine gets more and more advanced, veterinarians are increasingly treating pets with sophisticated technology that was originally developed for use in human hospitals. That technology, and the knowledge of how to use it, recently helped save a lovable Yorkshire terrier named Maddie. Maddie, who is 7, ... Learn More

BluePearl and Florida newspaper warn: Summer heat can be deadly to dogs

The Tampa Bay Times newspaper recently published a prominent story quoting BluePearl about the often-overlooked dangers of summer heat for dogs. It’s a subject we’re always willing to talk about, because even wonderful and loving pet owners don’t always realize just how dangerous a typical summer day can be. So ... Learn More

BluePearl vet helps answer: Do pets really need a grain-free diet?

The popular website the Dodo recently turned to BluePearl and other experts to ask: Do pets really need a grain-free diet?  To see the helpful answers — along with many cute pictures of pets and bread — find the story here. The post BluePearl vet helps answer: Do pets really need ... Learn More

Your hospital is staffed with wonderful people

I received your beautiful card yesterday, and it touched my heart deeply. When I arrived at your hospital on June 18, 2017, Chloe had already passed away at home. To put it bluntly, when I came with Chloe in my arms, I was a complete and utter mess. I do ... Learn More

Community bands together to save Hatchi the Husky

Everyone at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Avondale, Ariz., loved working with Hatchi. AVONDALE, Ariz. — Hatchi is a friendly 4-month-old Husky/Malamute with tons of puppy energy. So when he stopped eating and seemed too tired even to walk, Ryanna Black suspected something was seriously wrong. And it was — Hatchi ... Learn More

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