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Pocket Pet Care in Southcoast: Habitat & Care for Small Pets

August 12, 2020

When people think about adopting small rodents as pets, such as hamsters, gerbils, or mice, they don’t often put a lot of thought into their needs concerning habitat and nutrition. The reason for this is likely the modern pet store, which features a group of animals for adoption alongside a variety of cages and pre-packaged…

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How to Respond to Seasonal Changes: Dartmouth Veterinary Care

August 12, 2020

After a long and unusual summer, the fall season is now nearly upon us. Regardless of how things look this year for back-to-school or back-to-work protocols, a change will still happen. While most people focus on how that change will affect them, they rarely think about the impact that it will have on their pets.…

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Pet Fire Safety Tips: Keep Pets Safe From Fire in Southcoast

July 20, 2020

Every year in the month of July, veterinarians and animal experts promote National Pet Fire Safety Day on the 15th. However, learning how to keep pets safe from fire is something that should be done every day of the year. As you might have guessed, many of the fire safety tips for pets that you…

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Pet Adoption in New Bedford: Vaccination Schedules for Pets

July 20, 2020

What could be more amazing than adopting a new pet? There are a lot of things that New Bedford pet owners need to know to make sure that they provide the necessary veterinary care and preventive treatments required to help their pet live a long and healthy life. Outside of a comfortable place to sleep,…

Pet Behavior Issues in South Coast: Separation Anxiety & Dogs

June 19, 2020

It seems as though the world changes drastically every morning when we have to deal with the news of the day. While it can be difficult for adults, teens, and children to understand what is going on with COVID-19, stay-at-home restrictions, and other national events, it is even more challenging for our pets. Working and…

Keep Pets Cool in Summer: Southeastern Massachusetts Vet Care

June 19, 2020

After a long winter of snow and ice, people and their pets look forward to hot summer days. Whether you spend your time in the backyard having a simple barbecue or head out to the beach for some fun in the sand, it is essential to make sure that everyone stays safe from the sun…

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South Coast Veterinarian: Massachusetts Warm Weather Pet Tips

May 26, 2020

When the weather begins to get warm outdoors, pets and people naturally want to spend more time outside of the home. Unfortunately, there are lots of risks associated with late spring and summer weather when it comes to cats and dogs. This time of year can be a great time to enjoy the change of…

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New Bedford Pet Owners: COVID-19 Anxiety and Behavior Issues

May 26, 2020

Many households have seen significant changes in the amount of time that they are spending at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. With schools being closed, many businesses shuttered, and travel plans put on hold, local pets are also getting to spend more time with their families. However, this is not necessarily a positive for many…

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Dartmouth Emergency Vet Services & Care for South Coast Pets

April 24, 2020

There are certain situations in life when you might require the services of an emergency veterinarian. Our pets can experience a crisis that demands immediate assistance. Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth provides pet owners in the South Coast area with a wide range of services, including emergency veterinary support. It is essential to know which…

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Continuing Scheduled Vet Care in Southeastern Massachusetts

April 24, 2020

While much has changed over the past few weeks, some things remain the same. Everyone is concerned with “essential” or “necessary” services, focusing on the urgent situation at hand. However, scheduled vet care for cats and dogs, including vaccinations, veterinary check-up appointments, and preventive services, should not be overlooked or neglected. Your local veterinarian in…

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Telemedicine Veterinary Care & Services in Dartmouth for Pets

March 30, 2020

Like many other businesses and services in the South Coast area, Anchor Animal Hospital has had to make changes to the way that we serve our customers. It is important to know that vet care for cats and dogs is considered an essential service and will continue to be open to provide sick care appointments,…

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Springtime in Westport, MA and Parasite Prevention for Pets

March 30, 2020

As winter starts to fade away and the weather begins to warm, people and pets yearn to go outdoors – even if just to explore their own backyard. While fresh air and sunshine are healthy, there are dangers lurking just outside the door. Fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and other parasites and pests are just waiting to…