winter exercise for dogs in southcoast

If you and your dog share an active lifestyle that includes jogging or running in Dartmouth and the surrounding Southcoast area, there’s no reason you can’t continue activity in the winter months, as long as you take precautions. Some dogs can be just as excited as people to get outdoors, so it is not unusual…

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keep fall river pets warm in winter

Even during so-called mild winter conditions in New England, the temperature can drop pretty close to freezing – even throughout the day. Some of the best seasonal tips for pets in the Southcoast area include how to keep cats and dogs warm without overheating them and learning about habitat and care for small pets, such…

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fleas and ticks in massachusetts

When people would talk about fleas and ticks, they used to refer to it as a season. Once most prevalent during the summer months, fleas and ticks are now a problem for pet owners throughout New Bedford and the northeastern region year-round. New Bedford pet owners need to provide their cats, dogs, and other susceptible…

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dartmouth annual veterinary check-ups

When you stop and think about the fact that dogs and cats age approximately six to seven times the rate that humans do, it becomes even more essential to schedule an annual veterinary check-up to make sure your pet is healthy. Our pets can’t tell us if they have mouth pain, get an upset stomach…

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winter cat care tips in southeastern massachusetts

While there are many differing opinions with pet owners regarding indoor and outdoor cats, regardless of your stance, there are things you need to know to provide proper care for your cat during the winter months. Seasonal pet tips are valuable, whether your cat lives indoors or outdoors. Some pet owners keep their cats outdoors…

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prepare pet for boarding in dartmouth

The holiday season often means trips out of town for days at a time to a location where many pets cannot come along. Unless you are lucky enough to have a trusted friend, neighbor, or family member who can provide care, feeding, and attention to your pet, you might need to take them to a…

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pet health and fitness massachusetts

Quality veterinary care and ongoing home care can help to add years to your pet’s life. Pet health and fitness, along with veterinary exams, vaccinations, preventive services, and dental care for pets, are part of a comprehensive approach to a long and healthy life. Work closely with your local veterinary clinic in Dartmouth to provide…

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emergency veterinary care in westport

Not unlike a human child, pets often require medical attention after hours, on weekends, or urgently without being able to wait for an appointment. Where will you bring your pet when they are in need of an emergency veterinary hospital? Anchor Animal Hospital provides quality preventive care and treatments to pets in the Southcoast area,…

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When the fall and winter seasons come around, many people reach for the lotion to help prevent their skin from drying out, cracking, and feeling uncomfortable. Your pets can experience a similar dryness, but many pet owners don’t think about dry skin issues in dogs and cats. Work with your local veterinarian at Anchor Animal…

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southcoast travel with pets in new england

You have pets. Your parents have pets. Your friends have pets. Your siblings have pets. What are the chances that at some point during this holiday season, you will either travel with your pets or have a family member travel to see you and bring their pet? It’s great when everyone can get together for…

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