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Be Kind to Animals Week

May 01, 2021

Be Kind To Animals Week starts May 2nd. While we think animals always deserve kindness and compassion, it’s always great to signal-boost awareness about this topic. As it turns out, there are some very small but significant things you can do that will benefit all of our animal companions. A local Bourne, MA vet lists some of them in this article. Don’t Litter Littering may not seem like a huge deal, but it really is … Read More »

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Hairball Awareness Day

April 15, 2021

Hairball Awareness Day is April 25th. Why do hairballs get an awareness day? They aren’t becoming self-aware, at least as far as we know. The point is actually to inform people with kitties that hairballs can sometimes be quite dangerous. A Bourne, MA vet explains below. Hairball Basics Hairballs are an unfortunate–and unsightly–downside of one of Fluffy’s best traits: her cleanliness. Kitties diligently groom themselves every day. Your feline pal may spend up to a … Read More »

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Spring Cleaning for Pet Owners

April 01, 2021

Spring is officially here! At this time of year, many people are rolling up their sleeves for some spring cleaning. Of course, if you have a pet, you may find yourself with a few extra chores on your to-do list. A local Bourne, MA vet offers a few spring cleaning tips in this article. Laundry Stuffed animals that are still in decent shape can be machine washed and hung or tumbled dry, as can tennis … Read More »

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The Benefits of Cuddling Kittens

March 15, 2021

March 23rd may be one of the cutest days on the calendar: it’s Cuddly Kitten Day! While any day is a good day for cuddling kittens, we’re happy to spread the word about this special occasion. As it turns out, snuggling your feline friend regularly is good for both of you! A Bourne, MA vet lists some of the benefits of cuddling little Fluffy below. Bonding Cuddling your cat is definitely important for bonding. Kitties … Read More »

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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 »

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