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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...

Halloween Safety Tips for our Broken Arrow Pets

Halloween Safety Tips for our Broken Arrow Pets

Halloween is really a lot of fun for the whole family and friends. But what about for our beloved Broken Arrow pets? Facing reality, yes, it can be a downright nightmare. Thus, there are dangers that our pets face during Halloween. So let’s all follow these safety tips for our pets. 1. Trick-or-treat candies are not for Broken Arrow pets. All forms of chocolate — especially baking or ...

How Important Are Pet Exams?

How Important Are Pet Exams?

Almost every pet owner understands that their cat’s or dog’s most yearned for snacks, favorite window perches or places to go on walks. In fact, we even see which side of your bed they like to sleep on!  However, as a fellow pet owner, do we know when our pet’s kidneys start to slow down? Or if their joints are really starting to ache because of hip dysplasia or severe knee pain? ...

Ah, Spring . . . And a Snakebite Alert

Ah, Spring . . . And a Snakebite Alert

It’s that time of year again. When reptiles begin to be very active including snakes. Here in Oklahoma we have a lot of snakes that can cause harm to you or your pets. If you suspect that your pet has been bitten by a snake, get them to your vets in Tulsa as soon as possible. By Mary Elizabeth Dallas Monday, March 3, 2014 HealthDay News Photo Wikipedia Commons As temperatures rise and sprin...

Caring for Your Pet After a Broken Arrow Veterinary Surgery

Caring for Your Pet After a Broken Arrow Veterinary Surgery

Just like a human beings, your pet also needs a lot of medical attention and proper care, most especially after undergoing a Broken Arrow veterinary surgery. Remember, you also need to help your pet feel more comfortable, so as to aid in their faster recovery. Here are some simple tips to follow on caring for your pet after a Broken Arrow veterinary surgery. When your veterinarian releases your ...

Broken Arrow Veterinary Clinic – Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

Broken Arrow Veterinary Clinic – Top 10 Pet Safety Tips for Halloween

It’s that time of year again.  Here are some great safety tips from the ASPCA on how to keep Halloween for your pets more of a treat and less of a trick. We wish you and your pets a safe night from the doctors and staff at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow. No Scaredy Cats This Halloween: Top 10 Safety Tips for Pet Parents © igorr1 #30622581 Attention, animal lovers, it’s almost t...

How to Teach Your Dog to Swim?

How to Teach Your Dog to Swim?

Stock Photo © Chris Gandy #28555119 Don’t we just love it when our pets are doing things others pets cannot do? Just like swimming, do you know that there are ways on how to teach your cute dogs  how to swim?  Even dogs who are famous for being afraid of water can also learn how to swim.  Swimming is a great way to exercise, have fun and beat the heat but start slowly and don’t overdo ...

Never Let Your Fears of Anesthesia Make You Put Off Dental Care for Your Pets

Never Let Your Fears of Anesthesia Make You Put Off Dental Care for Your Pets

Here is an important tip for your pet that Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow, OK would fully recommend. As oral health is also important for our pets. Anesthesia concerns cause many pet owners to put off dental cleanings, but those fears should be put into context when considering the overall need for essential preventive care for cats and dogs. This is domething that both cat and dogs nee...

Keeps Ticks Off in Broken Arrow to Prevent Lyme Disease

Keeps Ticks Off in Broken Arrow to Prevent Lyme Disease

Image Courtesy of Weather.com It’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month a campaign which promotes preventative measures which can be taken against Lyme disease.  We at Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow would like to remind you about the dangers of tick borne diseases such as Lyme Disease and offer you ways to avoid them for both you and your pets.   Weather.com provides a this informa...

Your Questions About Pet Dental Health Care in Broken Arrow

Your Questions About Pet Dental Health Care in Broken Arrow

Dr. Brad Walsh of Village Vet Animal Clinic in Broken Arrow Answers Your Questions About Pet Dental Health Care   Where does my pet’s bad breath come from? Bacteria in the mouth, which is where plaque and tartar come from, emit gases and chemical compounds that make a bad odor.   My dog has dirty teeth.  I do not want my pet to undergo general anesthesia.  Brushing does not seem ...

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