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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...

It’s Pet Dental Health Month at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow

It’s Pet Dental Health Month at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow

Doggie Breath is no laughing matter and that goes for cats too. That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but its internal organs as well.  To address the significance of oral health care for pets, the AVMA and All Creatures Veterinary Hospital in Tulsa and Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow are promoting National ...

Broken Arrow Pet Emergency Care:  Thanksgiving Dangers to Avoid

Broken Arrow Pet Emergency Care: Thanksgiving Dangers to Avoid

Thanksgiving is almost here and as you prepare your feast, be aware that the holiday can be dangerous for those pets who nibble on people food.  Being familiar with some common pet emergencies that occur during Thanksgiving will help you keep your furry friends safe. Keep Pets Away from Counter Tops It only takes a minute, a slight distraction and a pet attracted to all the wonderful aromas can b...

Broken Arrow Veterinarian: Taking Care of Your Cat’s Coat

Broken Arrow Veterinarian: Taking Care of Your Cat’s Coat

Cat Brushing and Coat Care   As a cat owner in Broken Arrow, you would always want your furry friend to have a clean, shiny and vibrant hair coat and it is by regular grooming that you make sure your cat is looking its best. Grooming—brushing and combing—is an important aspect of cat care. Not only is regular brushing and combing important in keeping your cat’s hair coat vibrant and glossy,...

Broken Arrow Pet Care: Should I Declaw My Cat?

Broken Arrow Pet Care: Should I Declaw My Cat?

Should I declaw my cat? As a cat owner in Broken Arrow, it is your option to have your cat declawed or not. But before deciding to have your kitty’s claws removed, make sure to consider the reason(s) for declawing as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure. What is declawing? Declawing is a surgical procedure done to remove an animal’s claws by amputation of all or part of th...

Pet Health:  Seasonal Allergies in Broken Arrow

Pet Health: Seasonal Allergies in Broken Arrow

Mild Winter Triggers Increase in Seasonal Pet Allergies in Broken Arrow This year’s mild winter and early warm temperatures have many area pets suffering from seasonal pet allergies in Broken Arrow.  Blooming plants, grasses and flowers can trigger allergic reactions, much like hay fever in humans, in dogs and cats. So how do you know if your dog or cat is suffering from seasonal pet allerg...

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 ...

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...

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