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5 Things to Know About Senior Pet Care

5 Things to Know About Senior Pet Care

Many pet parents struggle with the realization that their dog is getting older. But it’s important to recognize the signs of aging and what to do about senior pet care while taking measures to ensure your dog’s quality of life does not change. Here are some things you can do for senior pet wellness in Broken Arrow. By Caroline Golon, Petfinder.com Senior Pet Care Tips FEED YOUR DOG A NUTRITI...

How to Tell if You Are Bringing Home a Healthy Puppy

How to Tell if You Are Bringing Home a Healthy Puppy

So you think you have found the perfect healthy puppy, certainly the cutest one in the litter, but how do you know if he is healthy?  It is not that easy, but these tips and a good going over can give you a much better idea.  You might want to have us give your new friend a puppy examination right away. From Pets.WebMD.com The best time to acquire a puppy is at 8 to 12 weeks of age. At this age...

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...

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...

It’s Time to Spay and Neuter Our Pets

It’s Time to Spay and Neuter Our Pets

In every neighborhood, in every state, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., there are an estimated 6-8 million homeless animals going into animal shelters every  year. Hardly half of these animals are adopted. Tragically, the rest are euthanized. These are healthy, sweet pets who would have made great companions. If you have a dog or cat that needs spayed or neutered now is a good time to get...

4 Things You Should Know Before Going to the Vet

4 Things You Should Know Before Going to the Vet

Are veterinary care costs too high in Broken Arrow? As veterinarians there are many things we wish you knew about us and what we do to provide your pets the best veterinary care in Broken Arrow and Tulsa that we are able to offer.  We know there are budgetary issues to consider and we try very hard to present the best options available for your pets when they are sick or injured.  We are pet ow...

Do You Have an Overweight Dog or Overweight Cat?

Do You Have an Overweight Dog or Overweight Cat?

There is an epidemic sweeping across America that is effecting over half of our pets.  Our pets are too fat!  I fact many are  considered obese.  The culprits, too much food, too much of the wrong food and not enough exercise.  Does that sound familiar?  So what do with a overweight cat or overweight dog?  First, talk to you veterinarian.  At Village Vet Animal Clinic we can help you kno...

Does Your Pet Suffer from Seasonal Allergies?

Does Your Pet Suffer from Seasonal Allergies?

Have you been suffering from allergies this fall in Broken Arrow?  Did you know it is very likely that your pet may be too?  In this article from http://healthypets.mercola.com Dr. Marty Becker discusses signs to look for.  Allergies can be treated, please call us if your pet is having allergy symptoms at your favorite Broken Arrow animal clinic. © John McAllister #17469735   By Dr. Ma...

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Seizure?

What to Do If Your Dog Has a Seizure?

Many dogs suffer from seizures.  This article explains seizures and gives good information on what to look for and what you can do.  As a dog owner, I have had two dogs who had epilepsy and suffered from them regularly.  Seizures look terrible and they are indeed dangerous, but often dogs can recover quickly and sometimes they don’t seem to know that they have even just had one.  There ...

Broken Arrow Pet Surgery | Village Vet Animal Clinic

Broken Arrow Pet Surgery | Village Vet Animal Clinic

If your pet is a dog, cat, ferret, or bunny, it is likely that your animal will need surgical treatment at least once in his/her lifetime, most commonly to be neutered or spayed. Many other types of pets might need surgical treatment, even birds, reptiles, and fish. Understanding exactly what happens after you bring  your animal for surgery can help you to feel less nervous, and be more prepare...

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