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Home for the Holidays: Seasonal Tips for New Bedford Pet Owners

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Even the most socialized pet can get stressed out around the holidays. Guests are coming and going, packages are being delivered, new smells and foods are being prepared, and of course – that big tree in the living room. Whether you have a large gathering of friends and family or just a quiet get together…

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Annual Check-Up for Pets: Dartmouth Veterinary Clinic Services

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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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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

mosquitoes and pets in Massachusetts - EEE and WNV

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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Habitat and Care for Small Pets in South Coast Massachusetts

habitat and care for small pets in south coast

Small pets can be an excellent way for children to learn about caring for others. When parents have the right attitude about establishing proper habitat and care for small pets, they instill solid values in their children that they will carry for a lifetime. Keeping small rodents as pets is not easier than caring for…

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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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Vet Care for Popular Pocket Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

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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Common Winter Issues for Pets: Tips for Westport Pet Owners

Winter Issues for New England Pets

Animals will instinctively hide when they are sick, not feeling well, or in pain. This is to protect themselves in a “pack” situation, where other animals might exclude them or even harm them if it is discovered that they are not healthy. However, there are still things that you can do that will help you…

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Keeping Small Rodents as Pets: Habitat & Feeding in Southcoast

Small Rodents as Pets in MA

We talk a lot about care tips and veterinary needs for cats and dogs, but at Anchor Animal Hospital, we also provide care for many small rodents as pets, including hamsters, rabbits, and Guinea pigs. As popular pets for children, learning about habitat and care for small pets can be a life lesson that will…

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Adopt Don’t Shop: Where to Go to Adopt Pets in Massachusetts

Adopt a Pet in Massachusetts

If you are thinking about adding a new pet to your household, there are many reasons to choose to adopt pets in Massachusetts from shelters and other rescue organizations. Every single year in America, more than 2.5 million adoptable dogs and cats are euthanized simply because too many animals are coming into shelters. It is…

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