New England Wildlife Center

Sugar Glider

This little fellow is a sugar glider that recently visited us at Odd Pet Vet. Sugar gliders are marsupials native to Australia. They eat a wide variety of foods in the wild, including insects, fruits, and nectar. As their name suggests, they have the ability to glide through the air using the flaps between their limbs. They are very social animals, and usually live in groups of about 6 or 7 adults, along with their young.
South Shore Mamas

2014 Holiday Events on the South Shore

Plan your December with these holiday events happening around the South Shore!
New England Wildlife Center

Hairy Woodpecker

This is a Hairy Woodpecker, a species of bird found throughout North America. They can often be found pecking at trees in order to find the wood-boring bugs that are their preferred food source. This little one was admitted to us because she was unable to walk and had a head tilt. Often in cases where birds are displaying neurologic symptoms the first thing we think of is that they hit something head on. Birds often strike windows while flying, because they see right through the glass and assume that they have a clear flight path. After a few days of rest and some anti-inflammatory medication however, she is doing much better, and should soon be ready to go back ...
South Shore Mamas

8 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

Want to give kids a gift this year that is NOT a toy? We've got some fabulous and creative ideas for you!
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