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Westport Pet Grooming Tips: Keeping Pets Healthy Year-Round

February 20, 2018

There are certain times of year when pet owners think they don’t need to worry about keeping their pets clean. In the winter, when they spend most of their time indoors, some might think cats and dogs don’t require bathing. After all, they aren’t running around in the grass and dirt like they would in…

Pet Food Concerns: Fall River Pet Nutrition, Advice & Support

February 20, 2018

We see the headlines all the time about issues regarding pet food and safety. It can be difficult for a pet owner to know which brands and types of food are best for our cats and dogs. When it comes to proper pet care and feeding, the best advice will come from your South Coast…

Acushnet Pet Care: Preventions & Treatments in Massachusetts

February 20, 2018

One of the best things you can do for your pet is to provide quality veterinary care in Massachusetts. Many of the services provided are preventive, however, there are also treatments available for pets who need it. Vaccinations for pets can prevent a wide range of diseases, helping your pet to have a long and…

Vet Care for Cats & Dogs in Freetown: Emergency Pet Services

February 20, 2018

Pet owners will often spend a lot of time researching local veterinarians before they finally make a choice. When you find a trusted animal hospital in Dartmouth of anywhere else in the Greater Freetown area, you can rest easy. It is important to know that your pet is receiving quality care to prevent disease and…

Southeastern Massachusetts Emergency Vet: Winter Safety Tips

January 23, 2018

New England is known for cold winters, but this year has really hit that message home. Lots of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures have become a serious health hazard to many individuals and families living in Southeastern Massachusetts. Unfortunately, the cold weather also affects pets; many of whom are left outdoors for hours at a…

What is Involved in Advanced Dentistry in Dartmouth for Pets?

January 23, 2018

One of the biggest issues faced by pets in the United States today is dental disease. Studies reveal that somewhere between 70-80 percent of all cats and dogs will have some degree of dental disease by the time they are just three years of age. Dental disease is spreading rapidly and is considered to be…

Adopt – Don’t Shop: Vet Care for Cats & Dogs in Dartmouth, MA

January 23, 2018

Have you been thinking about adopting a pet? It is important to take your time and make an informed decision before bringing any new pet into your home. There are too many dogs, cats, and other animals in American shelters simply because their owners were unable to care for them. Every time you adopt a…

7 Reasons to Get an Annual Veterinary Check-Up for Your Pet

January 23, 2018

A regular veterinary check-up is recommended for your pet. Sadly, studies show that the majority of pet owners only bring their cats and dogs in for care when they are sick. Regular veterinary care in Massachusetts can help your vet spot health issues early, providing more opportunity for treatment. There are many reasons why you…

Quality Pet Toys: Toy Buying Tips for New Bedford Pet Owners

December 13, 2017

We have all seen the “bargain bin” of cheap dog toys at the local pet store and picked one up for our pet without thinking. Seasonal toys that make us feel like we’re providing our pet with a bit of “holiday cheer.” Unfortunately, many of those toys are not good for our pets. Putting a…

Emergency Veterinary Care Massachusetts: Pet Treat Warnings

December 13, 2017

Recently, there have been a lot of pet treat warnings in the news. Part of our job as an emergency veterinary hospital in Southeastern Massachusetts is to provide services related to incidents that occur when pets consume treats that cause illness or pain. Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth also provides routine veterinary services, preventive treatments,…

Importance of Annual Check-Ups & Feline Dental in Dartmouth

December 13, 2017

One of the most important things that a responsible cat owner can do is to make sure that they bring their pet in for an annual veterinary check-up at a trusted Southeastern Massachusetts veterinarian. Anchor Animal Hospital in Dartmouth provides a wide variety of veterinary services, including feline dental care, which are designed to increase…

10 Tips for New Dog Owners in Westport: What You Need to Know

December 13, 2017

Adding a brand new dog to the family can be an exciting event. However, it is important to take some time to learn all you can about providing the best care possible for your new friend. While some people might think that all it takes is a bag of dry dog food and a bowl…