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Who’s Smarter? Big Dogs Versus Little Dogs.

Who’s Smarter? Big Dogs versus Little Dogs.

According to a new study published in Animal Cognition, bigger dog = bigger brain = smarter pup. Researchers at the University of Arizona used data from over 7000 dogs representing 74 breeds. The data came from the citizen science website Dognition.com…

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Welcome South Shore Veterinary Acupuncture!

Welcome South Shore Veterinary Acupuncture!

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Lauren Zepernick and South Shore Veterinary Acupuncture to Quincy! What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the practice of inserting very thin needles into specific parts of the body to help treat certain disease processes.…

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Safety Tips For Traveling With Pets

Safety Tips for Traveling with Pets

Kokito, a 10 month old french bulldog, unnecessarily lost his life on a United Airlines flight after he was placed in an overhead bin. No pet should ever be placed in an overhead bin. Any pet could have suffered this…

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Pet Diabetes – Early Detection Is Key

Pet Diabetes – Early Detection is Key

About Diabetes in Pets: Diabetes can occur in cats or dogs. It is more common in older animals but can occur in young animals or during pregnancy, just like in people. Diabetes is a manageable condition. It generally requires life…

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Hidden Electrical Dangers – How to Protect Your Pet

A Boston dog, Bob, lost his life yesterday due to a little known electrical hazard.  Metal objects such as sewer covers/grates, metal signs, fire hydrants, light posts, newspaper boxes and dumpsters can become charged for a number of reasons. Salt can…

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