Emergency Veterinary Care Massachusetts: Pet Treat Warnings

Recently, there have been a lot of pet treat warnings in the news. Part of our job as an emergency veterinary hospital in Southeastern Massachusetts is to provide services related to incidents that occur when pets consume treats that cause illness or pain. Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth also provides routine veterinary services, preventive treatments, […] Read more »

Healthy Alternatives to Store-Bought Dog Treats in New Bedford

Has your pet gained weight after consuming too many treats? Are you worried that your pet’s treat habit is affecting his canine dental care? Have you read all the articles about bad ingredients in popular treats and want to consider alternatives? Did your Southeastern Massachusetts emergency vet recommend that you reduce your pet’s consumption of […] Read more »

Study Fuels FDA Warning About Raw Pet Food Diets

In a quest for better nutrition, longevity and health, many pet owners in Massachusetts are using non-traditional pet food diets. However, one diet in particular has been called into question by local veterinarians because of its potential to cause illness in pets. As a result, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began a study on […] Read more »

The Truth About Pet Food in America

There is a lot of information available to pet owners about pet food today, but none of it really gives definitive evidence as to which brand or type is best for your pet. New studies have shown that American pet owners spend approximately $18 billion on pet food each year. That’s a lot of money […] Read more »

How to feed both dry and moist foods

Do you supplement your pet’s recommended dry food with moist grocery store food? You are not alone. But many pet owners don’t realize that supplementation of a veterinarian-recommended food is usually unnecessary and may even decrease its effectiveness. There are ways, however, to provide variety for your pet without compromising dietary goals. Proper nutrition Foods […] Read more »