Combining old fashioned service with modern medicine.
January is “Train Your Dog” Month
Every January, many people create New Year’s 'ruff’-olutions, firm decisions to do or not do something in the coming year. One of those resolutions we should take time to do is to train our pets (yes, cats too!).
Whether it is to create a wanted behavior or correct an unwanted one, the benefits to proper training of your pet are endless. Training sets your new puppy, or established furry family member, up for a life of continued success and happiness. If you have a new puppy, see our blog on what to expect when expecting a new puppy.
Remember, by giving clear, consistent directions and cues, and positive reinforcement you can go a long way in changing your pet’s behavior. We suggest you work with a qualified trainer, however, here are some simple tips to follow:
Pro tip: AVOID any trainer that uses punitive training (e.g. - choke, pinch or shock collars, advising you to inflict fear or harm) as part as their training plan!
Mon. & Wed. 8am-6pm
Tue. & Thur. 8am-8pm
* (Sat. Summer Hours: July 1st - Sept. 2nd: 9am-1pm )
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Chestnut Street Animal Hospital of Needham, Massachusetts is committed to providing the highest quality medical care available for your pet in a warm, friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Our veterinarians and staff provide a wide range of services including diagnostic testing and medical care of sick animals, wellness exams, vaccinations, microchipping and a full range of surgical and dental services. We provide care for cats, dogs, birds and pocket pets (rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.)
Chestnut Street Animal Hospital offers an on-site laboratory, digital whole body and dental x-rays and surgical suite. We provide ultrasounds on a scheduled basis. We have a collaborative relationship with offsite specialists with whom we can instantly share test results and digital x-rays.
Founded in Needham, Massachusetts in 1996, we enjoy a close personal bond with both our clients and the greater Needham community.
What folks are saying about us
Offering wellness exams, vaccines, diagnostic testing, digital imaging, ultrasound, dentistry, cardiac consultations and surgical services.
We are proud of our medical and support staff who will care your pet just like a member of their own family.
We are here six days a week for advanced medical care, and we have local emergency partners to provide you emergency care 24/7.