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Seasonal Pet Tips: Weather Warnings for Westport Pet Owners

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Now that fall is “officially” here; it’s time for Westport pet owners to start thinking about cold weather care for indoor and outdoor pets. A veterinary check-up can be a great way to get the new season started and ensure that your pet has all of the care and support they need to have a…

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Mosquitoes and Pets: Vet Care for Massachusetts Cats and Dogs

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Most people who live in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island are acutely aware of the issues surrounding mosquitoes and the deadly diseases that they can carry. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus in Massachusetts have been all over the news as cases of these diseases have been on the rise throughout the summer.…

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Dental Care for Cats & Dogs: Advanced Dentistry in Dartmouth

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Most people understand that dental care is instrumental in their overall health. Unfortunately, many pet owners are not told of the importance of canine dental care and feline dental care as part of total veterinary care in Massachusetts. Dental disease is very common in both cats and dogs. If left untreated, there are many side…

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Seasonal Grooming Tips for Cats, Dogs, and Common Pocket Pets

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Back-to-school sales and crossing guards are the signal to all residents in the Southeastern Massachusetts area that fall and winter are on their way. As summer fades away, it is time for pet owners to shift gears and start making all of the changes necessary to protect our fur babies from the cold, wet, and…

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Feline Care & Feeding in Dartmouth: Introducing a New Kitten

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Studies show that most people who adopt a new kitten likely already have at least one other cat in the home. Cat people are just like that. Whether this is your first new kitten in a while or if you are just concerned about the current dynamics in your home, it is still a good…

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Essential Vaccinations: Vet Care for New Bedford Cats & Dogs

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There is a lot of new information available these days concerning vaccinations, both for people and pets. In the light of recent discoveries, many pet owners may be wondering which vaccinations are required, and which ones can be skipped after the initial protection is provided. The best way to know what type of vet care…

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Smart Summer Care Tips for Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

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Summer is the perfect season to spend time outdoors with family and pets. There’s so much to do that just can’t be done in the winter. Warm days, weekend trips, and walks along the shore can be a great way to make the most out of this wonderful time of year. However, when it comes…

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Southcoast Feral Cats: MA & RI Spay Neuter Release Programs

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Pet people care about the well-being of all animals. Many of our clients take in pets that they find out on the streets or adopt new pets from local shelters. As a result, it is essential to discuss the various programs and solutions for feral cats in the Southcoast area. While not every Southeastern Massachusetts…

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Flea Prevention in Massachusetts at Dartmouth Animal Hospital

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While fleas can be a problem year-round, the worst season by far is summer. Warm weather and increased humidity create an ideal condition for flea reproduction and survival. Combine this with humans taking their pets outdoors more frequently or spending more time outside of the house in the summertime, and you have a recipe for…

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Statistics Regarding Spay & Neuter in Massachusetts for Pets

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One of the best things that an animal lover can do is to consider spay and neuter in Massachusetts for their own pets. The statistics regarding the number of unwanted pets found in shelters all across the Southcoast region are staggering. However, there is hope. Many areas have established programs that support affordable spay and…

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