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Safety Tips for Pet Owners: Westport Halloween Candy Dangers

October 22, 2019

While your pets should not be given candy of any kind due to the high amounts of sugar and potential choking hazards that they present, certain types of candy are even more dangerous. Unfortunately, all of these candies are popular during the Halloween and Fall Festival season. Pet owners in Westport, Dartmouth, New Bedford, Fall…

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Veterinary Dentistry in Dartmouth: Feline and Canine Dental

October 22, 2019

Cats don’t care if they have crooked teeth and dogs could really care less about their reputation for having bad breath. However, when it comes to dental care for pets, it’s more than just aesthetics and hygiene – it could be a case of life versus death. Veterinary dentistry in Dartmouth is essential for the…

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Commercial Pet Beds 101: Options for New Bedford Pet Owners

October 22, 2019

Fall and winter are rapidly approaching, so it’s time to think about comfortable beds for your pets. Similar to people, pets just want to curl up in a soft spot to sleep when the temperature begins to drop. Make sure that your pets have access to a warm and dry space for sleeping and that…

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What’s the Best Time for Veterinary Check-Up in Massachusetts?

October 22, 2019

Scheduling an appointment for a veterinary check-up can be a stressful experience for some pets. Knowing when a check-up is required with your local Southeastern Massachusetts veterinarian can help you to prevent unnecessary visits. Our South Coast veterinary clinic offers a wide range of services, including preventive veterinary services, check-ups, advanced dentistry, ongoing treatments for…

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Seasonal Pet Tips: Weather Warnings for Westport Pet Owners

September 22, 2019

Now that fall is “officially” here; it’s time for Westport pet owners to start thinking about cold weather care for indoor and outdoor pets. A veterinary check-up can be a great way to get the new season started and ensure that your pet has all of the care and support they need to have a…

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Mosquitoes and Pets: Vet Care for Massachusetts Cats and Dogs

September 22, 2019

Most people who live in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island are acutely aware of the issues surrounding mosquitoes and the deadly diseases that they can carry. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus in Massachusetts have been all over the news as cases of these diseases have been on the rise throughout the summer.…

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Habitat and Care for Small Pets in South Coast Massachusetts

September 22, 2019

Small pets can be an excellent way for children to learn about caring for others. When parents have the right attitude about establishing proper habitat and care for small pets, they instill solid values in their children that they will carry for a lifetime. Keeping small rodents as pets is not easier than caring for…

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Dental Care for Cats & Dogs: Advanced Dentistry in Dartmouth

September 22, 2019

Most people understand that dental care is instrumental in their overall health. Unfortunately, many pet owners are not told of the importance of canine dental care and feline dental care as part of total veterinary care in Massachusetts. Dental disease is very common in both cats and dogs. If left untreated, there are many side…

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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…