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Helping Your Pet Recover From Surgery

February 01, 2021

February is Beat The Heat Month! We know, overheating isn’t much of a concern around here at this time of year. But we’re not talking about temperature heat. We’re talking about heat as pertains to reproductive cycles in pets. As you may know, the best way to avoid problems here is to have your pet spayed or neutered. This will also prevent unwanted litters, as well as many health and behavior issues. Spay/Neuter surgery is … Read More »

7 Purrfect New Year’s Resolutions for People With Cats

January 01, 2021

Happy New Year! Are you starting out 2021 with a kitty at your feet? Why not include Fluffy in your goals for the coming year? In this article, a Bourne, MA vet lists a few things for you to put on your to-do list for 2021. Offer Good Food Proper nutrition will go a long way towards keeping your feline buddy healthy. Offer your kitty the best food you can afford. If you’re not sure … Read More »

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Gift Ideas for Fluffy

December 15, 2020

How is your holiday shopping going? You only have a few weeks left. If you’ve forgotten to pick something up for your cat, you’re in luck. It’s not hard to get your feline friend a few stocking stuffers! Here are some ideas from Sandwich Animal Hospital, your Bourne, MA vet clinic.  Toys Cats love to play when the mood strikes them. Make sure your pet has plenty of fun toys to keep her occupied. Not … Read More »

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Pet Microchips: Your FAQs Answered

November 15, 2020

When it comes to pet identification, one method provides peace of mind above all others: the microchip. If you’re not familiar with identification microchips, it’s something worth considering for your pet’s safety and wellness! Learn more below as your Bourne, MA veterinarian answers your most frequently asked questions.  What is a microchip, exactly? A microchip is a tiny computer chip that contains an electronic number, which corresponds to the manufacturer’s database where your contact information … Read More »

5 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

November 01, 2020

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month. If you’re considering adopting a new furry friend, this is a wonderful time to do so. In fact, dogs and cats in their golden years make absolutely wonderful pets. A Bourne, MA vet lists some great reasons to consider adopting an older pet in this article.  They Need Love Senior pets are often put up for adoption through no fault of their own. Heartbreaking as it is, some … Read More »

Stay on the Lookout for Pet Hazards This Autumn

October 01, 2020

Autumn is finally here. Your pet is probably looking forward to the cooler temperatures just like you are! Unfortunately, there are a few common pet hazards to watch out for this time of year. Learn more here as a Bourne, MA veterinarian tells you how to keep your animal companion safe. Cold-Weather Toxins As the temperatures start to drop, cold-weather toxins start to become a problem once again. Antifreeze is a particularly dangerous one—we add … Read More »

Smart Ways to Save on Pet Care

September 15, 2020

Who wouldn’t want to save a little money here and there? When it comes to your pet’s care, there are ways to save without slighting your pet’s health or wellness in the least. And you’re in luck—your Bourne, MA veterinarian tells you how to do it below. Practice prevention, not treatment. Preventing a health problem is far more effective than treating it after the fact. It’s also cheaper. That’s why preventative healthcare is always recommended! … Read More »

Your Cat’s Veterinary Care Needs

August 15, 2020

August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! We know, our feline patients would probably rather celebrate Hug Your Cat Day, Cat World Domination Day, or Take Your Dog To The Vet Day. However, proper veterinary care is crucial to your pet’s health! Kitties are very small and vulnerable, and are prone to illness and injury. Here, a Bourne, MA vet discusses Fluffy’s changing veterinary care needs. Kittens Do you have a kitten? … Read More »

Senior Cat Care

July 15, 2020

Did you know that kitties are considered seniors as young as age 8? Our feline buddies usually age gracefully, so you won’t notice drastic changes happening overnight. Fluffy will still be adorable as she enters her golden years, but she will need some extra TLC. Here, a Bourne, MA vet offers some tips on keeping a senior kitty happy, healthy, and purring. Food Obesity is a big concern with older kitties. Pay close attention to … Read More »

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 »

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