Happy Cat Month

Happy Cat Month

Although our feline friends demand to be cherished every month of the year, South Shore Veterinary Hospital wants to remind you that September is reserved for Happy Cat Month. Join CATalyst Council—and our team—in celebrating the month that is all about ensuring...
What is Cognitive Dysfunction?

What is Cognitive Dysfunction?

If you’ve noticed your pet getting stuck behind furniture or forgetting their house-training, these could be signs of cognitive dysfunction. As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many...
Zoonotic Parasites

Zoonotic Parasites

Is Your Pet Bugged? You may get more than you bargained for when you cuddle your new puppy or kitten. Many pets are born with intestinal worms transmitted from their mother, while in utero or through milk, or they pick up parasites in their environment. Since...