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Pet Exercise – Is Your Dog or Cat Getting Enough?

Pet Exercise – Is Your Dog or Cat Getting Enough?

By Kristi Snyder, DVM We all know that pet exercise is an important aspect of an overall healthy lifestyle. The same rule applies when it comes to our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, many of our pets are much too sedentary these days, which can take a toll on both their physical and mental well-being. A well-rounded exercise regimen is necessary to keep your pet looking and feeling his or h...

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

Got a New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

A new pet is more than how cute it looks like; it’s also another life that you need to be responsible of. These pets of yours get into trouble anytime, and — contrary to popular opinion — pets don’t always rationally know what can be potentially harmful to eat or drink. A pet’s safety is always crucial, but you’ll also want to take precautionary measures to safeguard ...

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...

Tips for Beating Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Tips for Beating Separation Anxiety in Dogs

From the ASPCA For many dogs, even the slightest change in daily routines can be upsetting. In response, poor Fido may start acting disruptive or destructive, especially when left home alone. He may resort to urinating and defecating indoors, howling, chewing, pacing or trying to escape from the house or yard. When these issues are accompanied by signs of panic, distress or depression, they may in...

Broken Arrow Dog Grooming

Broken Arrow Dog Grooming

Try These Broken Arrow Dog Grooming Tips for Your Pet For most pet owners, maintaining our pet’s overall health at par is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. One way to ensure your pet is receiving the best care is by giving them a professional dog grooming. Proper Broken Arrow dog grooming is essential in keeping your pet healthy and happy. Taking your dog to a professional dog ...

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun-filled event for families and their pets. Who doesn’t love a pet in a costume? Or those decorations and treats that are too pleasing to the eye? However, if safety precautions are not taken in consideration, Halloween could be a hazardous time for your four-legged companions. Broken Arrow veterinarians advised every pet owners to take extra precautionary measures before, d...

Buying Puppies Tips from Your Broken Arrow Veterinarian

Buying Puppies Tips from Your Broken Arrow Veterinarian

The Most Important Questions To Ask The Breeder Buying a new pedigree puppy requires a large investment of time, money and research in order to get things right, and ensure that you buy a healthy, viable puppy that is a good fit for you and your family. Once you have decided what breed or type of puppy you wish to buy, the hard work really begins! Even between pedigree puppies of the same breed, ...

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 ...

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