In human medicine, we are all pretty used to regular bloodwork to monitor our bodies and how they are working, especially in older patients. Did you know that regular bloodwork is just as important as our pets!? WHY DOES MY DOG NEED BLOODWORK? In addition to vaccines and annual physicals, dogs also need comprehensive blood … Continue reading DOES MY DOG ACTUALLY NEED BLOODWORK?
We have all heard about heartworm tests but what about tick tests? What is this new 4dx that we keep hearing about? We have the answers! what is a heartworm test? Heartworm tests are commonplace to hear about but how often do we really talk about it? It is high time we do. Heartworms come … Continue reading HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
vet bills can be scary but we are here to help We are all pet parents here. From Doc Boomer and his horde of seven pets to Jasper, our clinic cat. As much as we want to do what is absolutely best for our furry friends, but cannot skip paying the electric bill either. SMAH … Continue reading WELLNESS PACKAGES
Pets are very commonly scared of fireworks, just like babies. From their perspective, there a lot of very loud sounds & bright lights. They are not familiar with these sounds & lights, thus anxiety occurs. We are here to help them stay calm and enjoy the festivities with us! How do I know if my … Continue reading DOG SCARED OF FIREWORKS, SEND HELP!
As the temperature goes up, so does the risk of heatstroke to us... AND OUR PETS! If I wore a fur coat in the summer, I would get too hot too! Here is a quick guide to protecting your pets from heat exhaustion this summer. what is heat stroke? Heat stroke (aka overheating or heat … Continue reading HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT
As Winter starts to melt away, all the flowers & grass start to wake back up. Warmer weather ushers in Spring! And we all know that Spring ushers in “twitterpated” pets and the puppies & kittens that come next. We have put together a quick guide on what to do when your pet comes home … Continue reading SPRING TIME = PUPPY TIME
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?
We have all heard about heartworm prevention but is it really important? The short answer is YES! Not only is Oklahoma an extremely high-risk state, but when left untreated, heartworm disease leads to heart failure and death! Read more to find out the symptoms, how you can test your pet, & more!