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Safety Tips For The Dog Park

September 15, 2021

Does your canine buddy get super excited when he hears the word ‘park?’ The dog park may very well be one of Fido’s favorite spots! Your four-legged pal will both enjoy and benefit from being able to interact and play with other pups. However, you will need to take some precautions to keep your furry friend safe. A local vet offers some tips on this below. Training First things first! Before taking Fido to the … Read More »

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

September 01, 2021
Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

Is your feline friend an orange kitty? If so, you may want to give Fluffy a special treat: it’s Ginger Kitty Appreciation Day! Cats come in all sorts of colors and patterns, and we think they’re all adorable. However, ginger cats definitely have some raving fans! A vet discusses these miniature lions below. Boys Club When you see or meet a new ginger cat, the odds are your new feline buddy is a boy. The … Read More »

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Feline Folklore

August 15, 2021

Kitties are very mysterious little furballs, who have certainly gathered more than their fair share of myths and legends. In fact, for a cute, innocent-looking pet, Fluffy has amassed a rather impressive collection of urban—and rural—legends. A local vet lists a few of them below. Cat Goddesses Our feline friends have been associated with several different goddesses. The most well-known may be Egypt’s Bastet, who was often depicted in feline form. The ancient Greeks had … Read More »

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Celebrating Assistance Dog Week

August 01, 2021

It’s National Assistance Dog Week! This is one cause that we are thrilled to help spread awareness about. As you may know, we work with some wonderful service dog organizations, and provide veterinary care to these amazing pups. A Bourne, MA vet discusses assistance dogs below. Assistance Dog Timeline While Fido has been helping humans out for thousands of years, his official role as an assistance dog is fairly new. The first Assistance Dogs came … Read More »

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Ways to Celebrate Snake Day

July 15, 2021

July 16th is World Snake Day! Snakes play a very important role in our ecosystems, but they often get a bit of a bad rap. These beautiful creatures can make stunning and fascinating pets. They’re also quite helpful to have around, as they eat rats and mice. A Bourne, MA vet lists great ways to celebrate our reptilian pals below. Support Conservation Efforts Snakes face many of the same issues as other types of wildlife, … Read More »

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Celebrating the 4th With Fido

July 01, 2021

July 4th is just around the corner! This year is definitely going to be a lot more fun than last year! However, you’ll need to take extra precautions with your canine buddy. This can be a dangerous day for Man’s Best Friend! A local Bourne, MA vet discusses spending the summer holiday with dogs in this article.  Play It Safe Many of our canine companions are terrified of fireworks. The noise and commotion can reduce … Read More »

Purrfect Ways To Celebrate Cat World Domination Day

June 15, 2021

Cat World Domination Day is just around the corner: it’s June 21st. While Fluffy may never completely take over the world, she certainly has managed to seize control of a sizable chunk of the internet. She also convinced several ancient cultures to treat her like a furry, meowing deity. Those are no small feats … especially for a furball with really small feet. Read on as a local Bourne, MA vet lists some ways to … Read More »

Social Petworking Tips

June 01, 2021

June is Social Petworking Month! This one is fairly new, so you may not have heard of it yet. However, it’s a great cause, and one we’re happy to put in the spotlight. A local Bourne, MA veterinarian offers some information on social petworking in this article. Helping Homeless Pets The main purpose of Social Petworking Month is to help pets in shelters and foster homes get adopted. One great and easy way for you … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

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 »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

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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