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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...

Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Grape and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Can Dogs Eat Grapes? Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs is well documented. Although the exact substance that causes the toxic reaction is not yet known, dogs should not eat grapes and raisins because even small amounts can prove to be fatally toxic for a dog. Dogs of any age, breed, or gender may be affected. Grapes and raisins (dried grapes) are bad for dogs because one of the most serious compli...

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Many people take this day once a year to celebrate as a tribute to all their hard work over the past year. Many people will gather with friends and families and enjoy games, picnics, and BBQ’s outdoors. As always, our furry family members are included on these holidays! These are some quick Labor Day Pet Safety tips and things to avoid during this time of the year. The Backyard: Fire Up The Gri...

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease in dogs is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world but only causes symptoms in 5-10% of affected dogs. It is caused by a spirochete (bacteria) species of the Borrelia burgdorferi group. When infection leads to disease in dogs, the dominant clinical feature is recurrent lameness due to inflammation of the joints. There may also be a lack of appetite and depressi...

Bloat in Dogs

Bloat in Dogs

What is bloat in dogs? Gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV) is also known as “bloat,” “stomach torsion,” or “twisted stomach.” Bloat is an extremely serious condition, and should be considered a life-threatening emergency when it occurs. There are no home remedies for bloat, therefore dog owners must contact their veterinarians immediately if they suspect that the...

Parvovirus In Dogs

Parvovirus In Dogs

Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious viral disease that can produce a life-threatening illness. The virus attacks rapidly dividing cells in a dog’s body, most severely affecting the intestinal tract. The disease also attacks the white blood cells, and when young animals are infected, the virus can damage the heart muscle and cause lifelong cardiac problem What Are the General Symptoms of P...

Pet Dentistry : Why Pets Need Dentals in Broken Arrow

Pet Dentistry : Why Pets Need Dentals in Broken Arrow

Pet dentistry has become an established aspect of good veterinary care. And for good reason!  One of the best things a pet owner can do to insure the overall health of their pet is to do routine checking of the teeth, gums and oral cavity. Look at the two photos below — one shows a healthy state of oral hygiene, and the other … well, you can see for yourself that this dog has some maj...

Veterinary Dentistry – Dog Dental Cleaning

Veterinary Dentistry – Dog Dental Cleaning

Who says dental care are for humans only? Yes, even your dog can suffer from gum or periodontal diseases and just like us humans, this is something we need not to ignore. This is why regular dog teeth cleaning is an essential part in keeping your dog’s overall well-being at par. Most dental problems could lead to your dog’s loss of appetite, broken or loss teeth. Serious cases of gum disease ...

5 Tips for Healthy Pets

5 Tips for Healthy Pets

Preventive Pet Health Care Can Make a Difference Our pets tend to give us the silent treatment when it comes to their health. Because they are unable to tell us when they have an ache or a pain, it’s up to us to look for tell-tale signs that may indicate an issue. Simple routine care measures can help maintain your companion’s well-being and help to promote a long and healthy life. 1. Bi-Annu...

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...

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