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Is Dog Panting Normal or Not?

Is Dog Panting Normal or Not?

Many of us may see our dog pant most of the time. But are we aware that too much panting than normal is not good? In fact, it may be a sign that your dog needs medical attention. Better have your dog checked by our veterinarians in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to see if your dog really needs medical attention. Dogs pant. They pant when they’re hot, they pant when they’re excited, they pant when they...

Never Let Your Fears of Anesthesia Make You Put Off Dental Care for Your Pets

Never Let Your Fears of Anesthesia Make You Put Off Dental Care for Your Pets

Here is an important tip for your pet that Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow, OK would fully recommend. As oral health is also important for our pets. Anesthesia concerns cause many pet owners to put off dental cleanings, but those fears should be put into context when considering the overall need for essential preventive care for cats and dogs. This is domething that both cat and dogs nee...

7 Secrets To Getting the Red Carpet Treatment at Your Veterinarian

7 Secrets To Getting the Red Carpet Treatment at Your Veterinarian

pet treatment Are you a VIP at your local vet?  Are you getting red carpet treatment?  Here is a great little article about having the best relationship you can have with your veterinarian and their staff.  This very frank article has some very great tips for clients.   BY DR. MARTY BECKER Every veterinarian worth his degree is always and will always be providing every pet who comes throu...

Oklahoma Tornado Fatal to Countless Animals | How You Can Help in Broken Arrow

Oklahoma Tornado Fatal to Countless Animals | How You Can Help in Broken Arrow

We have seen it before, two years ago in Joplin we saw many animals killed or left homeless from a monster tornado. The tornado that hit Moore, OKlahoma on Monday has done the same. If you would like to help organizations such as the Animal Resource Center in Oklahoma City is accepting donations on its website to help support the influx of animals as a result of the tornado. The Oklahoma State ...

Common Diseases in Cats – Broken Arrow Veterinarian

Common Diseases in Cats – Broken Arrow Veterinarian

As a responsible cat owner in Broken Arrow it is important to have an idea of what diseases may affect your cat. Cats can be affected by many diseases—infectious and non-infectious. Although there are certain diseases that cannot be prevented, most common diseases in cats can be prevented by vaccination, proper nutrition, regular grooming and health check-ups. Common diseases that can affect y...

A Cat’s Amazing Whiskers

A Cat’s Amazing Whiskers

  by SHARON COWHERD Have you ever experienced the tickle from one of your cat’s whiskers as they brush against your face or neck? I have been tickled on many occasions from each of my cat’s as they rub up against me for attention or curling up on my shoulder to go to sleep. I never really thought about what they use their whiskers for, all I really knew is that they tickled me a lot. B...

Twenty Greatest Dog Quotes

Twenty Greatest Dog Quotes

There has been much said about Dogs over the course of time, here is a collection of 20 of the best quotes ever spoken about them. Happiness is a warm puppy. – Charles Schultz If you are a dog and your owner suggests  that you wear a sweater…suggest that he wear a tail. – Fran Lebowitz If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and e...

Does 1 Human Year Equal 7 Dog Years?

Does 1 Human Year Equal 7 Dog Years?

It’s no surprise the oft-quoted ratio on aging is a bunch of hooey, but the real answer is not simple. Of course, it doesn’t take much to pierce the myth of the 7:1 ratio. Just look at all the humans out there who are 119 to 140 years old. Oh. Wait. There aren’t any. But 17- to 20-year-old dogs? Plenty of them. Busted. So, what can take the place of that miscalculated ratio? Fin...

Keeps Ticks Off in Broken Arrow to Prevent Lyme Disease

Keeps Ticks Off in Broken Arrow to Prevent Lyme Disease

Image Courtesy of Weather.com It’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month a campaign which promotes preventative measures which can be taken against Lyme disease.  We at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow would like to remind you about the dangers of tick borne diseases such as Lyme Disease and offer you ways to avoid them for both you and your pets.   Weather.com provides a this informa...

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