Letter to Our Clients Regarding COVID-19

Letter to Our Clients Regarding COVID-19

April 24, 2020 Good Afternoon Gardner Animal Care Center Family: We are ending the 6th week of COVID-19 impacting our lives.  Today, we have each embraced the new “normal” the best we can, as we hear daily updates about the surge Massachusetts is experiencing.  This...

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Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Information

Steps at the GACC to Help Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus Disinfect to Protect: Tips for a Clean Practice Novel Coronavirus: What You Need to Know In light of all the news regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we wanted to share some information with you....

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Shelter from the Spring Storm for Your Pet

Shelter from the Spring Storm for Your Pet

Did you know that pets are more sensitive to storms, even to the point of sensing when they're coming? Their heightened sensitivity can mean increased anxiety. The changes in pressure, the boom of thunder, howling winds, and flashing lightning can be spooky for our...

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Our Tips for Socializing Your New Puppy

Our Tips for Socializing Your New Puppy

Do you have a new little canine friend? Get things started on the right paw with socialization. Learn more about how it benefits your pup for life and what you can do. Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets, and places during the...

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How to Plan a Dog-Friendly Spring Break

How to Plan a Dog-Friendly Spring Break

Being midway through February, spring finally seems within reach! If you're thinking of embarking on a spring break getaway with your pet, check out these three tips for a safe and fun time. #1: Choose a destination based on your pet's characteristics Although you may...

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The Right Diet for Your Cat

The Right Diet for Your Cat

Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning she must eat meat to survive. Meat products must make up the majority of her diet, whether dry kibble, canned food, or a combination. Here are three reasons why your cat's diet needs to have meat. #1: Cats cannot be vegetarians...

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Training Your Pet to Walk on a Leash

Training Your Pet to Walk on a Leash

It might still be chilly out in Gardner, but we still want to encourage you to get out for a walk with your four-legged friend! In honor of National Walk Your Dog Month, here are our tips on leash-training your pet.Question: What should I do if my dog...

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4 Ways to Ease Your Pet’s Stiff Joints

4 Ways to Ease Your Pet’s Stiff Joints

For arthritic pets, cold and wet weather can mean more pain and discomfort for their joints. Getting up, lying down, and moving around can become more challenging. Here are our tips on how to help soothe your pet's stiff joints this winter.#1: Provide firm...

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Tis The Season: Holiday Gifts For Your Pet

Tis The Season: Holiday Gifts For Your Pet

It’s OK, you can admit it: You’re one of those people—the crazy kind who gets your pets gifts for the holidays. We understand your need to make your furry pal feel loved. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of this year’s best gifts for pets.A laptop...

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Winter Safety Tips For Your Pets

Winter Safety Tips For Your Pets

Colder months are upon us, and it's time to bundle up! As the temperatures drop, keep these tips in mind to protect your pet from the cold:Groom properly — During the winter months, let your pet’s fur coat stay on the longer side to help keep her warm....

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