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Our Fairhaven veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Signs That Your Cat Is Overweight

Signs That Your Cat Is Overweight

When it comes to our feline friends, as little as a single extra pound can have a negative effect on their overall health. Our Fairhaven vets discuss the negative effects of obesity in cats and the signs that your companion may be overweight.

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Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

If you are looking to expand your family you may be considering getting both a dog and a cat at the same time. Here, our vets in Fairhaven talk about how to successfully raise a puppy and kitten together and what to take into consideration.

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Old Cats: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Old Cats: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

As your cat ages you may not always notice the changes that happen, they are happening slowly after all. Today our Fairhaven vets discuss at what age a cat is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and what care your cat will need as they get older.

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Is It Dangerous If My Dog Ate Gum?

Is It Dangerous If My Dog Ate Gum?

Were you out walking with your pup and happen to spot them lap up a piece of gum before you could stop them? If so then you may be concerned about the repercussions. Here our Fairhaven vets talk about why gum can be dangerous to dogs and what you should do if your pup ate some when you weren't looking.

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Constipation in Cats: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Constipation in Cats: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

If your cat is struggling with painful bowel movements or maybe the complete inability to poop then they will most likely be incredibly uncomfortable. Our vets in Fairhaven talk about the signs and symptoms of constipation in cats as well as how it is treated.

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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

As dog owners, we spend a large amount of time picking up after our pets, which means that we have a firsthand look at one of the easiest ways to tell if our pet is feeling well or not. Here our Fairhaven vets talk about why you might see blood in your dog or puppy's stool and when you should be concerned and seek emergency veterinary care.

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Why is my Cat Breathing Heavy & What Can I Do

Why is my Cat Breathing Heavy & What Can I Do

When you think of pets that pant you are most likely to think of dogs, but did you know that our feline companions are also capable of panting?  Here, our Fairhaven vets share some reasons why your cat is breathing heavy and what you can do in this situation.

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How Often Should Dogs Get Their Teeth Cleaned?

How Often Should Dogs Get Their Teeth Cleaned?

Without proper care, your pet is at great risk of developing some serious dental health concerns which could have an impact on their overall health. Today our Fairhaven vet dentists talk about pet dental care and how often you should have your dog's teeth cleaned.

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Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Your dog's oral health impacts their overall health, that's why it's vital to ensure that your dog's teeth and gums are clean and healthy. Here our Fairhaven vets discuss the importance of dog dental care and how you can help keep your dog's teeth clean.

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Dental Disease in Cats: Common Teeth Problems

Dental Disease in Cats: Common Teeth Problems

If your kitty is experiencing dental disease and tooth decay, it will not only affect things like eating and vocalizing but may also cause infection and other more serious conditions. Today, our Fairhaven vets discuss dental disease in cats and the common teeth problems that may occur when not properly cared for.

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