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Back to School for Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

Back to School Tips from Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth

August 8, 2018

Summer is beginning to fade, and it’s time to get the kids ready for school. However, it is also time to think about your pets. After a couple of months with 24/7 attention from the kids and possibly a family vacation or two, your pets might be feeling a little alone and upset. Sudden changes…

Vaccinations and Vet Check-Ups for South Coast Pets

Vaccinations and Veterinary Check-Ups for South Coast Pets

August 8, 2018

Annual visits to the local veterinarian in South Coast are essential to the health and happiness of your pet. Taking care of pets is more than just buying nutritious food and taking them for walks, it’s also about making sure that they are in good health by scheduling a veterinary check-up each year at your…

Small Pet Care for New Bedford Pet Owners

Providing Proper Nutrition for Small Pets in New Bedford, MA

August 8, 2018

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…

Canine Dental Care in Dartmouth Massachusetts

Canine Dental Care: Vet Dentistry in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

August 8, 2018

Our canine friends have earned a reputation for having notoriously bad breath. After all, they are known to drink out of toilets, sniff a lot of butts, spend a good part of their day cleaning themselves, and the food they drink doesn’t smell appetizing to most humans. However, good oral hygiene is vital to the…

Advanced Dentistry for New Bedford Pets

Advanced Dentistry in Dartmouth for New Bedford Pet Owners

July 3, 2018

Some veterinary clinics provide just basic dentistry to their patients, offering cleanings through a sub-contractor or a visual veterinary dental exam as part of their regular check-up. Anchor Animal Hospital takes dental care for pets seriously, providing New Bedford pet owners with all of the services and opportunities required to deliver truly advanced dentistry in…

Fireworks and Thunder Fears in Dogs

Thunder, Fireworks & The 4th of July: Vet Care in Dartmouth

July 3, 2018

Do you dread thunderstorms and fireworks holidays because of how it affects your pets? You are not alone. Studies show that pets nationwide have issues with loud noises, in particular thunderclaps and fireworks. While some cats and other types of domesticated animals can be negatively impacted, dogs are by far the largest demographic of pets…

Veterinary Radiology for Pets in South Coast

Tests & Radiology for Pets at Anchor Animal Hospital Dartmouth

July 3, 2018

When it comes to veterinary care in the South Coast region, there are lots of options. However, it is important to choose your veterinary care based on a number of essential factors to ensure the best possible options for you and your pet. Convenience might seem to be the biggest advantage, selecting an animal hospital…

Specialized Veterinary Services in Dartmouth

Specialized Veterinary Care in Dartmouth for Cats and Dogs

July 3, 2018

Pet owners from all over the South Coast area, including Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and Rhode Island, bring their pets to Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth for top quality services and care. In addition to regular check-ups, vaccinations, and preventive treatments, such as heartworm, flea, and tick, we also provide a wide range of other…

Regular Veterinary Check-up in New Bedford

Top 5 Reasons for Annual Veterinary Check-Up in New Bedford

June 4, 2018

Pets have become such a big part of our families. They cheer us up when we are feeling down. Often, they are a child’s first best friend. Studies even show that seniors who have pets will live longer than those who don’t. New Bedford pet owners should do everything they can to ensure that their…

Summer Sun Protection in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Summer Sun Protection Tips for Pets on the Beach in Cape Cod

June 4, 2018

Thinking about taking your fur babies out to the beach with you this summer? Make sure to think about sun protection for your pets before you head to the water. Even daily exposure to sun on a walk around the block could be enough to cause health problems in your pet. Dogs who spend a…

Emergency Vet Visits in Dartmouth

When to Visit the Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Dartmouth

June 4, 2018

Preventive veterinary check-ups and ongoing care are important to the health and longevity of your pet. However, there are certain situations which require the services of a Dartmouth emergency vet. While a car accident, fight with another animal, or a fall can be obvious signs that a trip to the animal hospital in Dartmouth is…

Veterinary for Senior Pets in Westport

Veterinary Therapy for Senior Pets in Westport, Massachusetts

June 4, 2018

Do you have a senior pet? Our pets age approximately seven times faster than we do, which means that a seven-year-old pet is about equal to a 50-year-old human. All the aches, pains, and illnesses that begin to plague us as we get older can also impact our pets. Your ten-year-old dog might not run…