What’s New at South Shore

  • Prevent Parasites! Fleas, Ticks and Heartworm.

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on June 3, 2015 in What's New
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    During the spring and summer months pets are more susceptible to getting parasitic infections. This can be for a variety of reasons: pets are spending more time outside, parasites can exist longer in the environment in warmer climates, and certain parasites (such as heartworm) are passed by hosts that can only survive in warm weather. The following is a brief

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  • Head’s up for Fido: Protect your pet from seasonal hazards.

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on May 13, 2015 in What's New
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    Indoor Hazards Spring and summer cleaning products can be toxic to pets. Be careful not to leave pets unattended around soaking and washing liquids as they could drink them. Consider using a non-toxic cleaner on floors or countertops the pets may be walking on. Home improvement and construction is hazardous for both people and pets. You might be surprised what

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  • Halloween Hazards – Let’s Keep Pets Safe

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on October 31, 2014 in What's New
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    Halloween can be a fun holiday for the family and many pet owners love to involve their furry companions in the festivities. However, there are many hazards that are important to consider so we can keep our animal companions safe during the evening. Pets can become frightened from all the activity – make sure your pets are kept indoors, or

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  • Welcome to our New Website

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on August 11, 2013 in What's New
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    We have tried to make the site informative and easy to navigate, providing you with quick access to our clinic resources, pet emergency contacts, and general pet health information. Don’t forget to add our mobile site to your smartphone home screen for easy access to all our contact information and online booking options. Next year South Shore Veterinary Clinic will

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  • Pet food 101: Learn how to read pet food labels.

    By Dr Elizabeth Layton on May 13, 2013 in What's New
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    Given the sheer quantity of information available today about pet food, and the number of different brands, it can be difficult to know how to provide your pet with optimal nutrition for their species, age, weight, and activity levels. The best source of information on proper pet nutrition is your veterinarian; however, for those who are interested there are also

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