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Indoor and Outdoor Exercises for Pets in Westport Year-Round

October 2, 2017

Keeping fit during the fall and winter months is a challenge for everyone, but especially for household pets who do not want to spend much time outdoors in the freezing weather, rain, snow, and ice. It is important to engage your pets in exercise, regardless of the season, according to the recommendations of your trusted…

Dental Care for Pets in Dartmouth: Advanced Dentistry Services

October 2, 2017

Pet owners are becoming more aware of the importance of dental care for both cats and dogs. Years ago, most people shrugged off this important service, thinking that it was just another trendy treatment that wasn’t necessary unless their pet had severe dental problems. Today, a more preventive approach is being taken at veterinary clinics…

Seasonal Pet Tips in South Coast: Litter Box Training a Bunny

October 2, 2017

Back in spring, the Easter Bunny brought your family a little, furry gift. Now that gift has grown to be quite a bit larger, and your kids have grown quite attached. While keeping a bunny outdoors in the spring and summer can be a great idea, providing lots of fresh air and distance from the…

What is the Best Pet Diet for New Bedford Pet Owners’ Dogs?

October 2, 2017

One of the most complicated aspects of owning a dog is trying to figure out what to feed him to provide proper care throughout his lifetime. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths associated with pet food that many people believe to be true. That being said, new studies are being conducted all the time…

Emergency Vet Services in New Bedford: Quick Help for Sick Pets

September 2, 2017

New Bedford pet owners know how important it is to provide proper vet care for cats and dogs, as well as other types of family pets. While you need a local veterinary clinic in Dartmouth that can help you with regular check-ups, vaccinations, dental health services, and preventive treatments, you also want to make sure…

What to Do if Your Dog is Injured in a Dog Fight in Dartmouth

September 2, 2017

Nobody wants to even think about what could happen if their dog were to get into a fight with a neighbor’s dog – or if their own dogs got into a fight at home. The truth is that dog fights happen. It isn’t always easy to predict and sometimes there isn’t any warning, but rather…

Taking Care of Classroom Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

September 2, 2017

School is back in session, and kids from all over the South Coast area are headed back to the classroom. Books, recess, school lunches, and homework fill up the day, teaching kids life lessons that will hopefully stick with them into adulthood. One of the best “teaching moments” in an elementary classroom is the opportunity…

Veterinary Care in Massachusetts: Saying Good-Bye to a Pet

September 2, 2017

One of the most difficult parts of pet ownership is having to make a life decision for your pet. Depending on the situation, whether it is due to disease, old age, or chronic pain, it can be tough to know when the time is right to say good-bye. If your pet is under veterinary care…

Keeping Small Rodents as Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

August 15, 2017

Have you been thinking about adopting a small rodent as a pet? Lots of American households keep small rodents, such as Guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, and even rats as pets. It is more common than you might think! It is important to find a South Coast veterinarian that will help you to care for…

Canine Dental Care: How to Prevent Surgery for Westport Dogs

August 15, 2017

When it comes to dental hygiene for your four-legged friend, it can’t be stressed enough the importance of both home and professional care. While most vets will tell you that you need to start from the time that your dog is a puppy, it’s never too late to start. Surgery for dental issues can be…

New Bedford Pet Owners: Veterinary Care for Your Exotic Pets

August 15, 2017

While dogs and cats are by far the most popular pets in America, they certainly are not the only species being kept in American homes. Birds, reptiles, and other exotic pets are on the rise, making it more important than ever to inform pet owners about the importance of having a veterinarian in South Coast…

Seasonal Pet Tips for Cats: Get Ready for Autumn in Dartmouth

August 15, 2017

Each season, we like to provide pet owners with tips that they can use to take better care of their furry family members. It’s hard to believe that fall is just around the corner, but the summer is passing by quickly. There are a couple of unique holidays and celebrations that are notable for the…