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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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