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March is Pet Poison Prevention Month

If you have allergies, then you can begin to understand the danger of exposing yourself…

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How Pets Benefit Your Mental Health

We all know that pets can make us feel happy and loved. But did you…

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How to Train Your Dog (Basic Tips for National Train Your Dog Month)

Did you know that January is “National Train Your Dog Month?” While we advocate dog…

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Dr. Shryock and His Daughter Win Big at Disc Dog Challenge

2022 Disc Dog Challenge Winners! In November, Dr. Ben Shryock and his daughter, Finley, traveled…

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Caring for Your Pet This Winter

Last winter was relatively mild for New England. With that said, weather forecasters are calling…

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How to Choose a Doggy Day Care (6 Questions to Ask)

In the excitement of bringing home that new puppy or rescue, we can sometimes forget…

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Introducing a New Pet to Your Home

A new pet can be exciting, and with that excitement comes the impulse to rush…

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When Is It Too Hot to Walk Your Dog? (You’d Be Surprised)

Most of us already know that dogs have trouble dealing with heat. They can't sweat,…

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Top 5 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Massachusetts

As much as it seems like the perfect place for your dog, most beaches in…

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NBC 10 I-Team: The surprising reason more pets are being poisoned by pot

Article by Tamara Sacharczyk of NBC 10 NEWS As more states legalize marijuana, more pets…

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The Best Toys for Your Pet (and the Worst)

Our pets are our children, and for that reason, they deserve a toy every once…

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Your Heartworm Questions, Answered

There are few things scarier than the thought of a heartworm diagnosis in your dog…

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Your Guide to Fostering a Pet

Fostering a shelter animal is one of the most selfless things you can do. Yet,…

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Pet Dental Health Month: The Importance of Your Pet’s Dental Health

February is “Pet Dental Health Month”, which means we want to bring the dental health…

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

We spend hundreds of dollars every month on our own health insurance but what about…

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Holiday Planning Tips For Pet Owners, Holiday Planning For Pets, Pet Boarding, Pet Sitter

Holiday Planning Tips for Pet Owners

The holiday season is upon us and as you gear up for the season, it’s…

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Grooming Your Pet at Home

Keeping your pet groomed is an important part of their overall care Routine grooming is…

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How To Take Your Dog's Temperature, Taking Your Dog's Temperature At Home, Three Ways To Take Your Dog's Temperature

How to Take Your Dog’s Temperature

Nami and Gus are back with a new video! This time we want to show…

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How To Cut Your Dog's Nails, Cutting Your Dog's Nails, How To Cut Pet's Nails

How to Cut Your Dog’s Nails

We can show you how to properly trim your pup's nails. Watch this video with…

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Pet Disaster Preparedness, Pet Emergency Tips, Pet Emergency Preparation, Protect Pets In Emergency

Pet Disaster Preparedness

Learn how to protect your pets in the event of an emergency No one wants…

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Tick Season: Spotting Ticks and What To Do About Them

Fall is on the horizon and once again, pet owners will be on high alert…

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Traveling With Your Pet This Summer?

As you start to get back to vacations and beach weekends, trips might not be…

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Dog Digging Up Your Yard?

Tips to deter the digging The nice weather likely has your dog spending a lot…

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Warm Weather Pet Safety, Summer Pet Safety Tips, Pet Safety Tips, Pet Care Tips, Summer Pet Care

Warm Weather Pet Safety

Most of us love enjoying the sunny, warm weather outdoors with our furry companions, but…

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Pet Separation Anxiety

Helping your pet cope with separation anxiety as humans return to work Animal shelters across…

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Seresto® Flea Collars

As you may know, the USA Today released an article on Tuesday, March 2, 2021…

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Reading Pet's Food Label, Understand Pet Food Labels, Dog Food Label, Pet Nutrition, Healthy Pet Tips

Reading Your Pet’s Food Label

Reading nutrition labels is important when choosing your pet’s food, but we understand it can…

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Five Common Household Hazards for Cats

Many people may assume dogs are more likely to get into things at home than…

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COVID-19 PSA For Pet Owners

As COVID cases rise, make sure your pets are cared for. We highly recommend all…

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Keep Your Pets Warm, Happy, and Healthy This Winter With These Cold Weather Safety Tips!

Winter is in full swing and just like some of us love the colder months…

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Parasite Testing and Prevention

Understanding Parasite Testing & Prevention Internal parasites may be small, but these tiny creatures can…

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Canine Parvovirus “Parvo”

What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Canine Parvovirus "Parvo" What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine…

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Important CDC Toxocara Study

CDC Study Results: Toxocara Infection Is More Common Author: Department of Health and Human Services,…

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Veterinarian Checking Cat's Heartbeat

Feline Heartworm

As the name suggests, Feline Heartworm affects all cats. Heartworm disease is passed from mosquitoes…

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Oral Care for Your Pets

Your pet's oral care may often be overlooked, but it's an important part of their…

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Senior Pet Wellness

Special Care for Senior Pets Senior animals experience changes that are very similar to aging…

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Additional Veterinary Resources

Animal AlliancesKelley Bollen, MS, CABC (Certified Animal Behavior Consultant) ASPCA ASPCA Animal Poison Control CenterThe…

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Statement on Feeding a Raw Meat-Based Diet

Risks of Feeding Your Pet a Raw Meat Diet East Springfield Veterinary Hospital and World…

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