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Kitten Health Care Tips

Kitten Health Care Tips

When it comes to raising kittens, the philosophy is pretty similar to that of bringing up children. If you provide proper care and training when they’re young, it increases the odds they’ll grow up to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. So if you recently adopted a kitten, start incorporating this advice on kitten health as soon as possible. Kitten Health Care requirements:Don’t Treat Your Kit...

Winter Pet Safety Tips – Broken Arrow Veterinarians

Winter Pet Safety Tips – Broken Arrow Veterinarians

  Winter has finally arrived here in Broken Arrow and when the temperatures plunge, the components can be fairly dangerous for cats and dogs. It is necessary to practice winter pet safety.   Here are 9 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe and Warm this Winter 1. Keep Pets Indoors – The best prescription for winter’s troubles is to keep your pet dog or cat inside with you and your fam...

Can Cats and Christmas Trees Co-Exist?

Can Cats and Christmas Trees Co-Exist?

  Here is a timely article from PetMd.com about a problem that is common with many pet owners, cats and Christmas trees.  We want your kitty to have a safe and happy holiday and one way is to keep cats and Christmas trees apart. If you have a cat, you don’t need us to tell you how challenging it can be to keep your cat out of restricted areas of the house. Cats are slinky little creatur...

10 Signs to Detect Pet Cancer

10 Signs to Detect Pet Cancer

“I just can’t believe we couldn’t tell Missy had cancer,” said my teary-eyed client.  “There were no warning signs,” she added, as we discussed the biopsy results after removing a cancerous mass in the intestine. It is notoriously difficult to detect pet cancer early.  Let’s get rid of a common myth: in many cases, pet cancer cannot be detected on blood work. However, there are 10...

Cat and Dog Dental Cleaning Broken Arrow OK

Cat and Dog Dental Cleaning Broken Arrow OK

What Is a Dental Cleaning? During a dental cleaning (sometimes called a prophylaxis), plaque and tartar are removed from a pet’s teeth, and the health of the entire mouth (tongue, gums, lips, and teeth) is assessed. A thorough dental cleaning can be accomplished only while the pet is under general anesthesia. Anesthesia keeps your pet free of pain during the dental procedure and allows your vet...

Senior Pet Wellness – 7 Common Illnesses in Senior Cats

Senior Pet Wellness – 7 Common Illnesses in Senior Cats

All Older Cats Need a Senior Pet Wellness Exam Senior cats require regular veterinary care. All cats should have a senior pet wellness exam by a veterinarian at least yearly but, for senior cats, twice yearly may be more appropriate. These veterinary visits are the best way to stay on top of your cat’s health. Most illnesses are easier to treat if diagnosed early. Early diagnosis and treatment ...

Cat Teeth Cleaning – Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth

Cat Teeth Cleaning – Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth

Brushing your cat’s teeth must not be a duty for you or your cat. Instead, it ought to be a pleasurable time for both of you. If you take things slowly at the start and give lots of appreciation, you and your cat will start looking towards your brushing sessions. Dental disease (especially periodontal disease) is the most common disease in our feline companions. It is also one of the most pr...

Keep Your Pets in Broken Arrow Away From Human Medications

Keep Your Pets in Broken Arrow Away From Human Medications

As dedicated pet owners, we all want what’s best for our pets. We make sure that they are properly groomed, well fed and loved. That is why whenever a pet family member becomes sick or injured, we want to make them feel better the soonest time possible, even if it means giving those medications straight from your home medicine cabinet. But did you know that giving pets human medications is not s...

Cats and Lillies a Toxic Combination

Cats and Lillies a Toxic Combination

This may come as a surprise to you: there are many flowers and plants that are potentially toxic to our pets. There are those who are aware of the toxicity of certain plants as, for instance, during the month of December, emergency pet hospitals often receive calls from worried pet owners because their pet has been nibbling on poinsettia leaves. It is a good thing that these owners know that there...

Pet Safety Tips for National Poison Prevention Week

Pet Safety Tips for National Poison Prevention Week

On March 15 to 21 this year, the National Poison Prevention Week will be celebrated across the nation. This prevention isn’t just only for us humans but for our beloved pets as well. In fact, did you know that according to ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, there are over 160,000 calls each year about pets being poisoned by toxic materials? You might be surprise to know that some of these t...

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