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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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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annual veterinary check-up dartmouth

Preventing and catching diseases early is essential for both pets and people. When it comes to dogs and cats, it is important to remember that they age faster than we do. A year is more like five to seven years in growth and development, which makes it even more necessary to schedule a yearly veterinary…

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massachusetts halloween candy and pets

While your pets should not be given candy of any kind due to the high amounts of sugar and potential choking hazards that they present, certain types of candy are even more dangerous. Unfortunately, all of these candies are popular during the Halloween and Fall Festival season. Pet owners in Westport, Dartmouth, New Bedford, Fall…

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senior pet care in dartmouth

At what point does your cat or dog become a “senior” pet? This can vary depending on the species, breed, and size. However, for general purposes, most cats and dogs are considered to be seniors when they reach the age of seven. This can be hard for many pet owners to understand, as seven years…

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vet care for small exotic pets in southeastern massachusetts

While the popularity of small rodents as pets has grown across the United States, it can still be difficult for Southeastern Massachusetts pet owners to find a clinic that will provide vet care for what are known as pocket pets. While not all of these animals would comfortably fit in a “pocket,” they still fall…

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Best Dog Food in Westport, MA

Studies show that people who have pets in their home can lead a happier, healthier, and longer life. So when it comes to taking care of our pets, shouldn’t we do everything we can to provide them with the same benefits in return? There is a lot of information on the internet about the so-called…

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Pumpkin Benefits for Dogs in Massachusetts

Understanding canine nutritional needs is one of the most crucial aspects of pet ownership. Gone are the days of pet owners simply trusting that the “bag of dry” that they get at the local grocery store is enough to meet the nutrition requirements for their dogs. However, before you make any changes to your pup’s…

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Small Pet Care for New Bedford Pet Owners

Have you ever noticed that the food packaged for small animals targets a specific species? That’s because the diet required for small pets is very diverse. It is important to get the right nutrients for each type of pet to ensure that they are getting everything they need to thrive. The diet for a Guinea…

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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,…

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