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Kittens in New Bedford: Why a Spay and Neuter Program Matters

May 15, 2019

Just about every community in the South Coast area has an issue with over-population of unwanted cats and dogs. The shelters are full and local towns, and counties have many more feral cat colonies than most people realize. However, there is something that responsible New Bedford pet owners can do to reduce this heartbreaking situation.…

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Top Fall River Preventive Veterinary Services and Treatments

May 15, 2019

They say that the best defense is a good offense, and that saying holds true when it comes to veterinary medicine. Fall River pet owners often look for ways to prevent common illnesses and problems to improve their pet’s health, longevity, and quality of life. Some of the ways that your local South Coast veterinarian…

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Best Safety Gear for Pet Owners in Southeastern Massachusetts

May 15, 2019

Collars, leashes, and harnesses – oh my! There are so many choices when it comes to finding the best safety gear for walking and transporting your pet. Seasonal pet tips offer insight into beneficial products that can help to keep your pet safe. Avoid a trip to the Dartmouth emergency vet this spring by making…

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Boarding Your Pet: Vet Care for Cats and Dogs in Westport, MA

May 15, 2019

Adding a pet to your growing family can be healthy for everyone involved. Providing care to a dog, cat, bunny, or another type of domesticated animal is a great life-lesson for children and has been proven to add years to the lives of seniors and others who live alone. Whatever your reason for adopting a…

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Vet Care for Popular Pocket Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

April 8, 2019

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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Looking for Quality Veterinary Care in the Fall River Area?

April 8, 2019

Whether you are new to the area, recently adopted a new pet, or if your needs for veterinary services have changed, it’s a good idea to find a quality Southeastern Massachusetts veterinarian hospital before you need it. Annual veterinary check-up and dental care services, as well as emergency veterinary care in Massachusetts, are all essential…

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New Bedford Pet Owners: Poison Prevention & Vet Care for Dogs

April 8, 2019

Pet ownership comes with a lot of responsibility. When you have a dog in your home, you need to be aware of certain items, products, and situations that might do him harm. No one wants a quick trip to the local emergency veterinary hospital because they are worried about their dog, but New Bedford pet…

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Seasonal Pet Tips for Cat Owners in Westport, Massachusetts

April 8, 2019

After a long, cold winter indoors, humans and pets often have the same problem: unwanted pounds that need to be lost for good health and warm weather fun. Recent studies reveal that approximately 58 percent of cats in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Unfortunately, just like their human owners, overweight pets are…

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Fall River Flea and Tick Treatments for Year-Round Prevention

March 19, 2019

Some pet owners think that treatments for fleas, ticks, and other parasites only need to be done in the spring, summer, and early fall. However, studies reveal that these issues are just as much of a threat to the health and safety of your pets and human family members during the colder months. Because many…

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Dry Skin Treatments for Pets: Dartmouth Fur & Dander Issues

March 19, 2019

When it comes to discussions and pet fur and dander, most conversations surround the allergy issues that are experienced by some people. However, proper care and cleaning of areas where your pets frequent are essential, not just for the allergic, but for you and your pets, as well. Pets can be affected by homes that…

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Tips for Westport Pet Owners to Find a Good Veterinary Clinic

March 19, 2019

When it comes to providing care for pets, Westport pet owners should carefully select the best veterinary clinic in Dartmouth for best results. You don’t want to just choose “any clinic” from the phone book, take time to check out your options, get referrals from friends and neighbors, and contact the clinic prior to your…

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Alternative Vet Care for Aging Cats and Dogs in New Bedford

March 19, 2019

New Bedford pet owners often search for alternative treatments to help aging pets deal with chronic illnesses and pain. Arthritis, muscle tension, oncology pain, strains, and sprains are just some of the conditions that can be improved through treatments that are considered by some to be “alternative” to traditional pain management treatments. Animal Therapy Laser…