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Pallas Cat Day

April 15, 2024

You’ve heard the saying that every dog has its day. Well, we think every kitty also deserves a special day. We’re putting one very cute and mysterious cat at center stage for this one. April 23rd is Pallas Cat Day! Read on as a local vet discusses this charming (and perhaps a bit grumpy) feline. What Is A Pallas Cat? Pallas cats are a rather elusive, beautiful species of wild cats. They have fluffy coats, … Read More »

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Dog Bite Prevention Week

April 01, 2024

Dog Bite Prevention Week always takes place during the second week of April. This is a pretty serious issue. Every year, roughly 4.5 people are bitten by dogs. While fortunately many of those bites do not cause serious injury, many do require medical treatment, and a small number result in severe injuries. A local veterinarian goes over some information about dog bites in this article. What Are The Statistics On Dog Bites? The figures on … Read More »

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Ways To Keep Fido Fit  

March 15, 2024

Is your canine companion a lively, bouncy ball of fur? Or do you have a four-legged couch potato? Whatever class your pup falls into, he will require proper exercise to stay happy and healthy. Of course, Fido’s doggy workouts can vary tremendously. A local Sandwich, MA veterinarian provides some advice on this below. How Can I Make My Dog More Active? Have you heard the expression that you can lead a horse to water but … Read More »

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Aiding Your Pet’s Recovery After Spay/Neuter Surgery

March 01, 2024

Springtime brings forth the breeding season for many animals. In vet med, the focus shifts to spaying and neutering during February and March to curb the spike in newborn kittens and puppies typically observed in spring. Apart from preventing unplanned litters, spaying or neutering your pet addresses various behavioral issues. Following the procedure, Fido and Fluffy tend to display increased calmness and improved behavior. Although commonplace, it’s crucial to give your pet added care during … Read More »

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Keeping An Indoor Cat Happy: What You Need To Know

February 15, 2024

We all know that our feline friends are pretty adventurous. Many of them certainly love going outdoors, and taking part in fun kitty activities, such as rolling around in your driveway, leaving paw art on your windshield, refusing to come when called, and dropping dead animals on your porch. However, while many cats really enjoy being outdoors, they are much safer staying in. In this article, a local  Sandwich, MA vet offers some advice on … Read More »

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Pet Theft: What Every Pet Owner Should Know

February 01, 2024

February is Pet Theft Awareness Month. Pet theft is a heartbreaking crime that can have devastating consequences for both the stolen animal and their owners. Around two million dogs stolen every year in the U.S. Only one in ten of those pups are returned to their owners. Those are pretty horrifying statistics. Heartless criminals often target purebred or valuable pets in order to sell them for profit. This illegal activity not only causes emotional distress … Read More »

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Seeing Eye Dogs In the Spotlight

January 15, 2024

Did you know that the official Seeing Eye Dog celebration day is on January 29th? Seeing Eye Dogs, or guide dogs, are pups that have been specially trained to serve as their owners’ eyes. These amazing canines help thousands of people with visual impairments to live independently every year.  A local Sandwich, MA veterinarian discusses seeing eye dogs in this article.   Is There Any Difference Between Guide And Seeing Eye Dogs?   For the … Read More »

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Dog Resolutions For 2024

January 01, 2024

Happy New Year! As we welcome in 2024, it’s probably safe to assume that many of our furry patients are starting 2024 with wagging tails and happy grins. We love that endearing doggy enthusiasm! And while your canine companion may not comprehend your resolutions, he’ll still be by your side, offering support as you work towards your goals. Of course, Fido may also have his own plans for the year ahead. In this article, a … Read More »

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Holiday Care For Exotic Pets

December 15, 2023

Season’s Greetings from all of us at Sandwich Animal Hospital. We often get lots of cute photos of our patients at this time of year. And while it’s not hard to find information on how to care for Fido and Fluffy around the holidays, reptiles and exotics have unique needs. This time of year can be stressful and even a bit dangerous for many of our animal companions. A local Sandwich, MA vet offers helpful … Read More »

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Common Holiday Hazards for Pets – What You Need to Know

December 01, 2023

The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy and cheer, but it’s important to remember that it can present some potential dangers for our beloved pets. While we decorate our homes and savor seasonal goodies, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about common holiday hazards that could harm our furry friends.   Read on as a local vet offers up some tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season.   … Read More »

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