It’s Crystal Clear: The Importance of Water for Pets

Cat drinking water outside

Good nutrition is important for pet health. Water is also an important component of keeping a healthy pet and is the main component of healthy cells in the body. Without it, your pet can become dehydrated and lose the function of vital body organs. We know that providing drinking water daily to our pets is important, but what else should we be aware of? 

July is National Pet Hydration Month, and so Wellesley-Natick Animal Hospital thought it a good time to explore the importance of water for pets.

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Spotlight on Feline Dental Care

To a certain extent, a bit of “tuna breath” is an expected part of cat ownership. That doesn’t mean, however, that caring for your cat’s teeth isn’t important. Feline dental care is a vital component of responsible pet ownership, and the team at Wellesley-Natick Veterinary Hospital is here to get you off to a good start.

Feline Dental Foes

In some ways cats have it a little more difficult than their canine counterparts when it comes to oral health. Many cats and dogs alike are affected by periodontal disease, but feline patients are prone to other oral conditions as well.

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Looking to Adopt a Cat? Now Is a Great Time!

Looking to adopt a cat? Pet rescue shelters have plenty!What’s not to love about cats? They’re sweet, affectionate, independent, and entertaining. Just as the old saying goes, “a house is not a home without a cat”. The good news is that there’s never been a better time to adopt a cat. June is Adopt a Shelter Cat month, and we’re pleased to bring more attention to the goal of finding homes for felines in need.

Make a Difference

Aside from giving a deserving cat a home, when you adopt a cat you make a huge difference in the shelter crisis. Around the country, numbers of homeless animals are skyrocketing, but when you bring one home, provide great care, and spay/neuter them, you are contributing to the system’s success (and freeing up one more bed for another cat). Continue…

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