What Is A Foreign Body?

What Is A Foreign Body?

This picture was posted on my practice manager’s door this past week. She and I are in the same boat; we both adopted a pair of kittens. We are finding the holiday season a challenge with our new family members.  Everything sparkly, shiny, crinkly, and ringing or

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Worms!

Worms!

Intestinal Parasitic Infection, it’s one of the most common pet problems!   What are the symptoms of Intestinal Parasite Infection? Loose or frequent bowel movements, anal irritation, poor coat appearance, skin problems, general itchiness, bloating, weight loss, bad breath, colic, failure to thrive, loss of pregnancy, and

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Heartworm

Heartworm

Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats What are Heartworms? Classified as Dirofilaria immitis, this parasitic roundworm is more commonly known as heartworm, or dog heartworm.  Spread from host to host through the bites of mosquitoes, these small, thread-like worms infect the bloodstream of the host, leading to

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Vaccines

Vaccines

Vaccinations: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!     Regular immunizations are the foundation of your pet’s good health.  Regularly vaccinating your pet protects them from a variety of potentially fatal illnesses, and any side effects are very uncommon and usually mild. RABIES

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Fleas & Ticks

Fleas & Ticks

Fleas and Ticks, multi-legged vampires that don’t sparkle in the sun… As pet owners, fleas and ticks are a big concern.  Flea infestations can be costly and time consuming, and ticks carry diseases. We do NOT recommend you use over the grocery or pet store flea (OTC)

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Dog Parks in MA

Dog Parks in MA

Dog Parks in MA and Dog Friendly Beaches in MA Here are some links and resources for great places to take your dog! Massachusetts Dog Travel Guide A list of pet friendly hotels massachusetts. Fido Loves: Another listing of Boston Area Dog-Friendly Beaches A local blogger shares

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