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IT IS NATIONAL PET WEEK!

This week, May 1-7, is National Pet Week®, which is dedicated to celebrating the more than 200 million pets that enrich our lives each and every day. Find out how you can celebrate your pets – and make sure they're getting the veterinary care they need – by visiting avma.org/PetWeek. Sunday: Choose Well, Commit for … Continue reading IT IS NATIONAL PET WEEK!

DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

April is Heartworm Prevention Month! But how do you know if your dog needs it? We have found a handy flowchart to help with your decision! The short answer is YES!! EVERY SINGLE DOG NEEDS HW PREVENTION! But what if my dog is an indoor-only dog? This is a reasonable question! However, if we really … Continue reading DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

South Memorial Animal Hospital

Happy Birthday Dr. Mrs. Boomer!!

All of us at SMAH would love to wish Dr. Mrs, Boomer a very happy birthday!! Dr. Alisa Boomer is the wife of Doc Dustin Boomer, our in-clinic vet! She is also a small animal vet and is our resident ultrasound & x-ray expert! A woman of many talents, she is also in charge/creator of … Continue reading Happy Birthday Dr. Mrs. Boomer!!

WHY PETS NEED FLEA/TICK PROTECTION ALL YEAR ROUND

Winter is approaching, well, sort of, but it is still very important to keep your animals on flea/tick prevention! Certain ticks, such as the Blacklegged or Deer tick, survives well-below freezing temperatures by hiding in homes, piles of leaves, and on their hosts. They are extremely common in Oklahoma (see map below) and cause some nasty tick diseases.