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Flea and Tick Treatments in Southeastern Massachusetts

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…

Dry Skin Treatments for Pets

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…

Best Veterinary Clinic for Westport Pet Owners

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…

Alternative Vet Care in Dartmouth

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…

Feline Dental Care in Dartmouth

Taking Care of Aging Cats: Advanced Dentistry in Dartmouth

February 24, 2019

When it comes to providing quality care for senior pets, your veterinarian will very likely offer advice with regard to feline dental care. Taking care of your pet’s teeth should be done throughout their lifetime to prevent a lot of the problems that can happen as a result of poor dental care. However, if you…

Veterinary Pain Management in Fairhaven and Dartmouth

Dealing With Pain Management Strategies for Fairhaven Pets

February 24, 2019

No one wants their pets to suffer with pain, especially because it is often a challenge to know when a dog or cat is not feeling well. Some types of pain, such as an injury or muscle strain, can be easier to identify. A little yelping from your Chihuahua when you pick her up is…

New Bedford Emergency Veterinary Care

Emergency Winter Seasonal Pet Tips for New Bedford Pet Owners

February 24, 2019

While we know that our clients are careful to keep their pets out of harm’s way, we also know that pets are not unlike human toddlers who seem to do everything they can to find trouble. Even if you make sure to keep dangerous items out of reach, a curious dog or cat can surprise…

Best Dog Food in Westport, MA

Veterinary Check-Up: What is the Best Dog Food in Westport?

February 24, 2019

Studies show that people who have pets in their home can lead a happier, healthier, and longer life. So when it comes to taking care of our pets, shouldn’t we do everything we can to provide them with the same benefits in return? There is a lot of information on the internet about the so-called…

How to Train a Cat or a Dog in Massachusetts

South Coast Basic Training Skills: How to Train a Dog or Cat

January 22, 2019

While we often see a lot of tips for how to train a dog to sit, fetch, and do other “tricks” that will help him to be a better member of the household, we don’t usually see cat training tips. However, the truth is that a cat can be trained just as well – if…

New Pet Care in New Bedford

Introducing New Pets: New Bedford Vet Care for Cats and Dogs

January 22, 2019

So you’ve fallen in love again and adopted a new furry friend to bring home and be a part of your growing family. While you’re at the shelter or rescue, it’s easy to only think about the big eyes in front of you and the desire to create a forever home for that beautiful creature,…

Dental Care for Pets in Dartmouth, Mass

Best Feline and Canine Dental Care for New Pets in Dartmouth

January 22, 2019

While we often hear about vaccinations, spay-and-neuter policies, and nutrition as being of chief importance for pets in America, one of the most dangerous areas that regularly gets overlooked is dental care for pets. Feline and canine dental care should be a part of any approach to veterinary care in Massachusetts, as periodontal disease is…

Winter Issues for New England Pets

Common Winter Issues for Pets: Tips for Westport Pet Owners

January 22, 2019

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…