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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween may be an exciting season for us and our children, but it can be dangerous for our furry friends! There are a number of dangers that can affect them at this time of the year. We recommend that all pet owners keep an eye on their pets at Halloween and ensure that they are protected. Some common Halloween concerns are detailed below: Hazards to Pets in During the Halloween Season Halloween is characterized by delicious treats and lots of candy, but it’s important to remember that candy is toxic for our pets to eat! Chocolate and sugar free candy
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The Importance of Pet Wellness Exams

Whether your pet is 9 months or 9 years of age, they need healthcare on a regular basis so you can be sure that they’re healthy. Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital near Newburyport recommends comprehensive wellness exams at least once a year for dogs and cats of all ages, but more frequent exams may be required for senior pets. And for a limited time, we’re offering a special for all of our NEW patients. If your dog or cat has not yet received services at our hospital, they can receive their first pet wellness exam for just $20! That’s a $30
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How Do Wellness Exams Help Your Pet?

The Merrimac Valley Animal Hospital team believes in the importance of annual wellness examinations for each one of our patients. Having your pet brought in to our hospital to be examined by our veterinarians offers them the opportunity to have potential health problems identified earlier. Also, regular check-ups offer our veterinarians the opportunity to keep a check on developing issues in our patients. For example, if we see a pet often enough, we can tell when something is even slightly different from the last visit and can take steps to identify the cause of the change. What Happens During My Pet’s
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