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Broken Arrow Veterinary Clinic – Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

Broken Arrow Veterinary Clinic – Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

It’s that time of year again.  Here are some great safety tips from the ASPCA on how to keep Halloween for your pets more of a treat and less of a trick. We wish you and your pets a safe night from the doctors and staff at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow. No Scaredy Cats This Halloween: Top 10 Safety Tips for Pet Parents © igorr1 #30622581 Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost t...

When Is It Time to Consult Your Broken Arrow Veterinarian?

When Is It Time to Consult Your Broken Arrow Veterinarian?

Many animals are very good at hiding signs of illness and distress.  It’s one of those guards against predators that nature has given them.  It can make it much more difficult to know when to call your Broken Arrow veterinarian. Pets also can have minor injuries and illnesses that don’t present immediate harm.  So what can you look for before deciding to bring your pet to the animal...

Second-hand Smoke Is Dangerous to Pets Too

Second-hand Smoke Is Dangerous to Pets Too

Cigarette Smoke Can DOUBLE Your Pet’s Lymphoma Risk It’s not something you normally think about, even though you have heard time and again about the dangers of second-hand cigarette smoke, but that smoke is harmful to your pets too. Signs a pet is suffering the effects of cigarette smoking in the home include a dry, hacking cough and more frequent attacks in pets with asthma. Pets can als...

Coping With the Loss of a Pet

Coping With the Loss of a Pet

By Kreg Atterberry I remember the day as if it were yesterday.  He saw the worry in my face, the absolute fear of knowing that I would soon lose the best companion anyone could ever have.  My flat-coated retriever Auggie, gathered what energy he had left and despite the pain,  rose to his feet and came over to me.  He pressed his forehead into my thigh as he had done so many times before, his ...

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