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Holiday Pet Safety Tips from Your Dartmouth Emergency Vet

The holiday season from Thanksgiving on through New Years can be stressful for many people with all the hustle and bustle that goes with it, but for our pets it can be downright overwhelming. Anchor Animal Hospital, your local Southeastern Massachusetts veterinarian in Dartmouth, would like to remind pet owners of all the common issues…

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Veterinary Clinic Dartmouth: Pets Help Us Live Better Lives

When people adopt a pet, they often think that they are the ones that are simply doing a favor for the animal; rescuing them from a shelter, an overcrowded pet store or from a person who can no longer keep the pet themselves. While this is true and pets appreciate being adopted and brought into…

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Veterinary Clinic Dartmouth: A Lifetime of Feline Healthcare

Pet owners who live in the South Coast region, which includes Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, can count on the preventative treatment and ongoing lifelong healthcare available through the Anchor Animal Hospital veterinary clinic in Dartmouth to provide them with the best possible care for their feline friends. From kitten veterinary care at the very…

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The Link Between Humans, Viruses & Vet Care for Cats and Dogs

Pet owners need to stay on top of the latest information regarding the prevention and treatment of various diseases that can affect common domesticated animals. Regular vet care for cats and dogs is a great way to ensure that your pet is healthy, up-to-date on shots and other preventative measures, as well as to get…

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Massachusetts Pet Owners: Halloween Safety Tips for Your Pet

Second only to the Fourth of July, Halloween is a very dangerous holiday for pets. Preparing for the potential pitfalls of the holiday is the best way to avoid any issues that could become very dangerous for your furry friend. New Bedford pet owners and veterinarians need to be on alert and aware of the…

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Smart Estate Planning for Pets: How to Set Up a Pet Trust

You care for your pet each and every day, but what would happen to your pet if something happened to you? We might like to think that our spouses, siblings or children would take care of our beloved pets if we were to pass away, but studies show that most pets that are left behind…

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Bring Your Cat for a Vet Check at Dartmouth Animal Hospital

When most people think about bringing a pet in for a check-up at the local animal hospital in Dartmouth, they will often think about pet owners bringing in dogs more than cats. Cats can be difficult to bring in for check-ups, as many people keep them as outdoor pets or don’t want to have to…

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Veterinary Health for Cats: Most Common Weight Loss Causes

Pet owners can sense when something is wrong. Even slight changes in weight, temperament and behavior are usually very noticeable, so when you get a feeling that something might be wrong with your cat it is important to seek feline veterinary care as soon as possible. One of the indicators of a change in your…

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How to Choose the Best Quality Pet Food for Dogs and Cats

When it comes to choosing the best food for dogs and cats, pet owners often get pulled into dietary trends that may or may not have all of the nutritional or caloric benefits that their pet needs. With all of the choices available on the market today, it can be difficult to identify quality pet…

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