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Can My Pet Get Poison Ivy?

June 15, 2020

Poison ivy, as well as its common counterparts poison oak and sumac, are a real nuisance during the warmer months. You know to avoid it whenever possible, but what about your pet? Can pets even get a rash from poison plants? The answer is yes, although it’s not very common. Learn more below from your Bourne, MA vet. Symptoms of Poison Ivy in Pets There’s a simple reason that pets aren’t very likely to get … Read More »

Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

June 01, 2020

Did you know that June is officially Foster A Pet Month? Fosters are always needed in the world of animal care. However, this year, this situation has become quite urgent, because of the coronavirus. The pandemic has in many places both slowed down adoptions and TNR programs and, unfortunately, increased surrenders. What is fostering, and is it a good option for you? A local Bourne, MA vet offers some tips on this below. Reasons Fostering … Read More »

5 Purrfect Reasons to Hug Your Cat

May 15, 2020

International Hug Your Cat Day is coming up May 30th. Of course, we think kitties should be hugged every day. One might even argue that Fluffy’s main job is providing her humans with lots of snuggles! Read on as a Bourne, MA vet lists some great reasons to hug your feline friend. Relaxing It would be a massive understatement to say that this year has been stressful. Hugging cats is one of the best things … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Spring Pet Dangers for Dogs and Cats

May 01, 2020

Spring is here! Your pet is probably as excited as you are to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. But it’s very important to make sure your companion doesn’t fall victim to common seasonal hazards. Below, your Bourne, MA vet tells you what to watch out for: Outdoor Pests Springtime means that pests like heartworm, roundworm, hookworm, fleas, ticks, and much more are coming out of the woodwork and waiting to harm your pet. … Read More »

Why is My Cat Avoiding the Litter Box?

April 15, 2020

Generally speaking, cats are very good about taking themselves to the bathroom. But about one in every ten cats will develop a litter box-aversion at some point or another. If your cat is avoiding her litter box, something is wrong! Your Bourne, MA veterinarian tells you more below: The Box’s Cleanliness You wouldn’t want to use a dirty bathroom, would you? Neither does your feline friend. If your cat’s box isn’t clean enough, she may … Read More »

We are OPEN and seeing patients “Car hop/curbside” style – Learn More

March 19, 2020

Update as of 3/24/20: Governor Baker’s “Stay-at-home Advisory” closes all nonessential businesses. Our Animal Hospital is an essential business and therefore we will remain OPEN to care for pets in need. Our hospital is OPEN, but our hours have changed. We plan to be open: Monday – Friday: 8:30am to 2pm Saturday: 8:30am to 1pm Our hours may change day to day during this time period. Please call us at (508) 888-2774 to inquire before … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

Respect Your Cat Day

March 15, 2020

March 28th is Respect Your Cat Day! Of course, we think that kitties deserve to be treated with respect every day. But how do you show your feline overlord her proper reverence? If you were to ask Fluffy, she would probably insist on stocked fishponds and catnip gardens in every neighborhood, and kitty trees and catwalks in every house. However, you don’t have to go that far to show your pet proper respect. A local … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Love Your Pet Day

February 15, 2020

February 20th is a special day for our furry patients: it’s Love Your Pet Day! We of course strongly believe that pets should feel loved every day. However, this is a great time to show your four-legged friend some extra TLC. Here, a Bourne, MA vet offers some tips on celebrating Love Your Pet Day Gifts Toys and treats will definitely brighten up your pet’s day. Your four-legged pal may also appreciate a comfy new … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

Will Your Dog or Cat Be Safe This Valentine’s Day?

February 01, 2020

In just a few short weeks, Valentine’s Day will be here. If you’re planning on celebrating with that special someone, remember to keep your pet’s health in mind. This holiday presents a few hazards for our cats and dogs! Your Bourne, MA vet tells you more below. Nix the Sweets If there’s one thing that’s common around Valentine’s Day, it’s those heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Remember that chocolate of all types is very bad for … Read More »

Pet Toxins to Look Out for This Winter

January 15, 2020

Winter is here! The cold weather is only one danger for your pet this time of year. It turns out that there are several wintertime pet toxins that animal owners should watch out for! Learn more below from a vet in Bourne, MA. Ice Melt Many ice melts are made with sodium chloride, which can cause an upset stomach or skin irritation if your pet comes in contact with it. If they manage to ingest … Read More »

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