New Bedford Animal Control would like to remind everyone that winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness for your pets. Help your pets remain happy and healthy during the colder months by following these simple steps: Do not leave dogs outdoors when the temperature drops. Most dogs and cats are safer indoors,…

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Summer is a time for both you and your pet to enjoy the sunshine and outdoors, but along with the fun, the season also offers up situations that can endanger your pet. By taking precautions, you can decrease the chance that disaster will happen. The NBAC offers these tips for pet owners to keep their…

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There are 45 cats and 15 dogs for every 1 person born Pet overpopulation is a growing problem Only one out of ten dogs born ever find a permanent home Only one out of every 12 cats born ever find a permanent home 7 million dogs and cats are destroyed each year in the United…

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TO REPORT ANIMAL ABUSE New Bedford Animal Control Complaints Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Boston Animal Rescue or call your Local Animal Control NO ONE WANTS TO HEAR ABOUT ANIMAL ABUSE EXCEPT US YOUR COMPLAINT WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL

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Proper shelter is a basic necessity for any animal. If your dog spends any time outside you are required BY LAW to provide proper shelter. Proper shelter, simply put, is a doghouse. The doghouse must be a sturdy structure and provide adequate protection from the weather. It must keep the rain, snow and other elements…

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Anchor Animal Hospital 750 State Rd (RT6) Dartmouth, MA 02747 (508) 996-3731 Mattapoisett Animal Hospital 91 County Road (RT6) Mattapoisett, MA 02739 508-758-6400 Buttonwood Animal Hospital 922 Kempton St (RT6) New Bedford, MA 02740 (508) 996-3159 New England Animal Hospital 66 Huttleston Ave (RT6) Fairhaven, MA 02719 (508) 996-6700 Capeway Animal Hospital 132 Huttleston Ave…

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Acushnet 508-998-9040 Marion 508-748-1212 Dartmouth 508-910-1840 Mattapoisett 508-758-4142 Carver 508-866-3444 New Bedford 508-991-6366 Fairhaven 508-979-4028 Rochester 508-763-2022 Fall River 508-677-3137 Wareham 508-295-1473 x250 Freetown 508-763-4017 Westport 508-678-6353 Lakeville 508-947-3174

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Any animal injured or in pain can BITE or SCRATCH you. Even the friendliest of pets MUST BE HANDLED WITH CARE for safety of all involved. If you are accidently bitten or scratched seek medical attention. Both dog and cat bites can become infected quickly! RESTRAINT METHODS If your animal is injured you must restrain…

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Americans have a love affair with their cars-and their pets. During the summer months, however, the combination can be deadly. Heatstroke might have killed a litter of kittens if Kim Intino, manager of HSUS’s Animal Services Consultation Program, hadn’t noticed their frantic movements while walking through a mall parking lot in upstate New York. The…

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In this time of merriment and parties, pets can get themselves in a bit of trouble. The holidays with all its splendors bring with them a new set of hazards for your pet. Listed below are a few things that can turn your happy holidays into large vet bills and a sad season. Here’s one…

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