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Seasonal Grooming Tips for Cats, Dogs, and Common Pocket Pets

August 19, 2019

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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4 Reasons Why Training for Fall River Pet Owners Makes Sense

August 19, 2019

Congratulations on adopting a new puppy! If you take the time to do what’s best for the pup and your family, you can expect many years of happiness, love, and companionship for everyone involved. Fall River pet owners who want to start off on the right foot with a new pet might consider enrolling in…

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Feline Care & Feeding in Dartmouth: Introducing a New Kitten

August 19, 2019

Studies show that most people who adopt a new kitten likely already have at least one other cat in the home. Cat people are just like that. Whether this is your first new kitten in a while or if you are just concerned about the current dynamics in your home, it is still a good…

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Essential Vaccinations: Vet Care for New Bedford Cats & Dogs

August 19, 2019

There is a lot of new information available these days concerning vaccinations, both for people and pets. In the light of recent discoveries, many pet owners may be wondering which vaccinations are required, and which ones can be skipped after the initial protection is provided. The best way to know what type of vet care…

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Smart Summer Care Tips for Pets in Southeastern Massachusetts

July 16, 2019

Summer is the perfect season to spend time outdoors with family and pets. There’s so much to do that just can’t be done in the winter. Warm days, weekend trips, and walks along the shore can be a great way to make the most out of this wonderful time of year. However, when it comes…

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Southcoast Feral Cats: MA & RI Spay Neuter Release Programs

July 16, 2019

Pet people care about the well-being of all animals. Many of our clients take in pets that they find out on the streets or adopt new pets from local shelters. As a result, it is essential to discuss the various programs and solutions for feral cats in the Southcoast area. While not every Southeastern Massachusetts…

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Flea Prevention in Massachusetts at Dartmouth Animal Hospital

July 16, 2019

While fleas can be a problem year-round, the worst season by far is summer. Warm weather and increased humidity create an ideal condition for flea reproduction and survival. Combine this with humans taking their pets outdoors more frequently or spending more time outside of the house in the summertime, and you have a recipe for…

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Canine Dental Care in Dartmouth: Advanced Dentistry Solutions

July 16, 2019

Dogs are not known for having the best smelling breath. They eat a meat-based diet, most refuse to have their teeth brushed, they drink out of toilets, and they lick – well, just about everything. One of the most popular playground insults of all time was to call someone “dog breath.” That being said, dental…

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Statistics Regarding Spay & Neuter in Massachusetts for Pets

June 12, 2019

One of the best things that an animal lover can do is to consider spay and neuter in Massachusetts for their own pets. The statistics regarding the number of unwanted pets found in shelters all across the Southcoast region are staggering. However, there is hope. Many areas have established programs that support affordable spay and…

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Quality Senior Pet Care in Dartmouth: Anchor Animal Hospital

June 12, 2019

At what point does your cat or dog become a “senior” pet? This can vary depending on the species, breed, and size. However, for general purposes, most cats and dogs are considered to be seniors when they reach the age of seven. This can be hard for many pet owners to understand, as seven years…

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Vaccination Recommendations in Fall River for Cats and Dogs

June 12, 2019

Providing quality vet care for cats and dogs starts with a trip to Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth. Many pet owners in Fall River and all across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island count on our services to ensure the health and well-being of their pets. Seasonal pet tips include vaccines and preventives for things like…

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Going on Vacation? Cat Care Tips for New Bedford Pet Owners

June 12, 2019

Depending on how long you will be away, there are a few things you can do for your cat when you need to go out of town. However, before you leave for any length of time, make sure to schedule a veterinary check-up at our Dartmouth animal hospital, so you’ll know how your cat’s current…