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The Growing Pet Obesity Problem in Broken Arrow

The Growing Pet Obesity Problem in Broken Arrow

© Eric Isselée - Fotolia.com Obesity does not only affect humans. In North America, our pets are putting on the pounds and more and more animals are developing weight-related medical conditions that were virtually nonexistent 20 years ago. Our pets are getting osteoarthritis, diabetes, pancreatitis, anterior cruciate ligament injuries, and heart and respiratory disease. Today, obesity is one of ...

Modern Veterinary Care in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Modern Veterinary Care in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Modern Veterinary Care in Broken Arrow  Veterinary care in Broken Arrow, as practiced today is much different than it was even a few years ago. Broken Arrow veterinarians now can offer treatments that were not available until recently. Today’s vet has access to cat scans, radiology cancer treatment, even organ transplants. There have been great strides in feed and pet nutrition and pets ar...

How to Choose the Right Broken Arrow Veterinarian For Your Pet

How to Choose the Right Broken Arrow Veterinarian For Your Pet

If you now own a pet or are contemplating getting a pet, your first consideration, even before you get your pet, is finding a Broken Arrow veterinarian or Broken Arrow veterinary hospital where your pet can receive the necessary health care. A veterinarian in General Veterinary Practice is much like your Primary Care Physician or Pediatrician. They provide your pet with the general and routine ser...

Tips For A Healthy Cat

Tips For A Healthy Cat

If you love your cat you’ll want to know how to keep your cat as healthy as possible. There are many different things that could come into play and be dangerous to your cat’s health, so it’s important to know what to look for to keep your cat healthy her entire life. The typical house cat will go through three main life stages. The exact duration of each stage varies between diff...

Boarding Your Pet – Give Your Pet A Safe and Happy Experience

Boarding Your Pet – Give Your Pet A Safe and Happy Experience

As pet owners, most of us will at one time or another need to consider boarding our dogs and cats. Travel, illness or family emergencies can sometimes disrupt our normal pet care and require us to have an alternative plan. Some pet owners prefer to bring their pets along while they travel, but traveling with your pet is not always a good solution. Many hotels, motels and campgrounds do not allow p...

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

All canines wild or domestic eat grass, this includes wolves, dingoes, coyotes and of course our pet dogs. Eating grass is perfectly normal behavior and dogs have been doing this for thousands of years. A nursing mother’s grass eating traits can even influence similar behavior in her puppies according to a March 2009 article from the Journal of Veterinary Behavior. So why do dogs eat grass? ...

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