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Benefits of doggy daycare

Benefits of doggy daycare

Are you considering enrolling your dog in daycare? Our veterinary team in Westminster shares the benefits of doggy daycare, what you can expect, and how to make the experience as positive as possible for your dog. 

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How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

Many dog owners are wondering in these hotter months how much water their dog needs. Dehydration happens when your dog's body loses more water and electrolytes than they are taking in, subsequently causing severe issues with their internal organs, body temperature, joints, and digestion. Our Westminster vet will go over the causes, symptoms, and treatments if your dog gets dehydrated.

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The Friendliest Dog Breeds

The Friendliest Dog Breeds

When adding a new furry four-legged family member it is important to consider personality. What are you looking for to fit in with your living situation? This article will go over some of the friendliest dog breeds.

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How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is?

How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is?

If you have suddenly found yourself in possession of an adorable ball of feline fluff with no idea how old it is and need a rough idea of age and how to take care of it, this post is for you. This post is to help readers understand the milestones that a kitten hits in the first 8 weeks of life.

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What should I do with my dog while I'm at work?

What should I do with my dog while I'm at work?

Many people have to go off to work and leave their dog home alone. But how long is too long for a pooch to be left by themselves? Here, our Westminster vets explain how long you can leave your dog at home without them succumbing to boredom, anxiety or depression. 

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Reasons Your Dog is Eating Grass

Reasons Your Dog is Eating Grass

While most dogs will occasionally nibble on grass, some dogs seem to relentlessly seek it out. If you're wondering why your dog is eating grass and whether you should be concerned, our Westminster vets can offer some advice on what to do.

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Kennel Cough in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Kennel Cough in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Does your dog have a dry non-productive cough? If so, your pup may be suffering from Kennel Cough. Today. our Westminster vets share some facts about this highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Wellness plans and pet insurance are two different options to help make your pet’s healthcare more affordable. There are distinct benefits to both of these options but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance at our Fitchburg area hospital.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Westminster. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Wachusett Animal Hospital welcomes cats, dogs, and their people to our clinic! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Westminster companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's appointment.

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