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Spotlight On Fire Dogs

October 15, 2021

Today, October 1st, is National Fire Pup Day. Man’s Best Friend has held many different jobs throughout history. Fido has been a shepherd, guardian, tracker, and guide, to name just a few. However, fire dogs definitely rank up there with the best and bravest of our canine companions. A vet shines the spotlight on fire dogs in this article. The Dalmatian As you probably know, the Dalmatian is the breed most often found in firehouses. … Read More »

National Animal Safety and Protection Month

October 01, 2021

October is National Animal Safety And Protection Month! Of course, this topic is important all year long. Pets don’t always know what is and isn’t safe for them, and they can easily get into trouble. You’ll need to take a few steps to keep your four-legged friend happy, healthy, and, of course, safe. A local vet offers some advice on pet safety in this article. Dogs Fido is both curious and playful, and he has … Read More »

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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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 »

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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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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Tips For Adopting A Rescued Guinea Pig

March 01, 2021

March is Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month! If you’re thinking about adding a smaller pet to your family, this may be the perfect option. A local Bourne, MA vet offers some advice on adopting these charming furballs below. Pick More Than One Guinea pigs are very sociable. In fact, it’s illegal to only have one in Switzerland, because they get so lonely without friends. Consider getting a same-sex pair. You can often find adorable … Read More »

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Keeping Fido Active Indoors

February 15, 2021

Does your canine pal give you that accusing look when you go to walk him and he realizes that the weather is not to his liking? Some pups love to run and play in the snow, while others are much less enthusiastic about it. Of course, Fido still needs proper activity, even when it’s cold, raining, or snowing … or worse, a mix of all three. A Bourne, MA vet discusses keeping your pet active … Read More »

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