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Unusual Cat Eating Habits

Unusual Cat Eating Habits

September 15, 2022
Gray cat nipping on purple yarn

Cats are mysterious creatures. We all know that, but did you know that their eating habits can sometimes be quite odd? Of course, all animals have their own individual quarks and ticks, which is why we love them. Read on as a vet talks about some unusual eating habits your cat may get into. Finicky Eaters, They Are Cats are known for their finicky eating habits. They simply do not like to eat what we … Read More »

Mud Season With Fido

March 15, 2022
Brown adult dog drinks water from two human hands

We may have another week before the official start of spring, but it’s warming up quickly. This time of year can get a bit sloppy, as rain and melting snow make for some soggy weather. If you have a dog, you may be dealing with a bit of a mess until things dry out. A Bourne, MA vet offers some tips on this below. Towel Keep a towel or some pet wipes near the door. … Read More »

National Seeing Eye Dog Day

January 15, 2022
Puppy German Shepherd dog gives a paw high five

January 29th is National Seeing Eye Dog Day. These wonderful pups definitely deserve some attention. A Bourne, MA veterinarian discusses Seeing Eye Dogs in this article. History Seeing Eye dogs have been around since shortly after World War I. They were initially trained to assist veterans who returned home from the war blinded. These wonderful pups have really changed the lives of many visually-impaired people, allowing them to live independently. Breed Technically, many types of … Read More »

How To Herd Cats

December 15, 2021

Did you know that December 15th is International Cat Herder’s Day? We’re guessing probably not. After all, this kitty occasion definitely takes a back seat to the other major holidays. Also, herding cats sounds a bit, well, impossible. As anyone owned by a kitty can vouch, it’s pretty much impossible to get Fluffy to do something she doesn’t want to. Or is it? A Bourne, MA vet lists some ways to herd cats in this … Read More »

5 Ways To Promote Good Animal Welfare This Holiday Season

December 01, 2021

The holidays are a season for reflecting, and spending time with our loved ones. They are also a season of giving. If you love animals, you may want to consider doing some things to help promote good animal welfare. A local Bourne, MA vet lists a few ways to do that below. Support Animal Rescues Many animal rescues and charities depend on donations to keep running. You can’t go wrong with a monetary donation, as … Read More »

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 »

Posted in Dog Care, General

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 »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

Holiday Care for Reptiles

December 01, 2020

The holiday season is officially here! We love seeing seasonal photos of our adorable patients. However, we definitely get a lot more pictures of dogs and cats beneath trees than we do of our reptilian friends. Reptiles will also benefit from some extra TLC—and perhaps a few gifts—at this time of year. A Bourne, MA veterinarian discusses holiday reptile care below. Decoration Who says you can’t have some fun with your pet’s terrarium? You’re free … Read More »

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Taking Fido to the Beach

August 01, 2020

Does your dog enjoy going to the shore? Cape Cod has beautiful beaches! Taking your canine friend to the beach can be a great way to enjoy a beautiful day. Just be sure to put Fido’s safety first. A Bourne, MA vet offers some tips on this below. Precautions Your canine buddy should be microchipped and wearing ID tags, and current on his vaccines and parasite control. Fido should also know basic doggy obedience commands, … Read More »

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Early Signs of Arthritis in Dogs

April 01, 2020

As you may know, arthritis is very common in our canine pals. In fact, over 65 percent of dogs over age seven are afflicted with this painful condition. Arthritis cannot be cured, but there are some treatment options available for it. However, it’s always beneficial when a health problem is addressed early. Read on as a Bourne, MA vet lists some warning signs that your dog may be developing arthritis. Limping Limping is often one … Read More »

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