TULSA’S NEW URGENT CARE

We love our patients and our clients, but we are not always open. Luckily, Tulsa has its first dedicated veterinary Urgent Care, STATVet!! URGENT CARE VS PRIMARY CARE The big question is, when should you see us, your primary care veterinary vs seeking out urgent care for your furry kiddos? We’ve broken it down (see … Continue reading TULSA’S NEW URGENT CARE

HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

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?

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?

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.

Local outbreak of dog disease

Local alert: we have an outbreak of canine distemper in tulsa, Ok What is it? Canine distemper is a highly contagious viral disease that can also be carried by ferrets, skunks, and raccoons. It is a virus, so there is no direct treatment widely available to dogs, so prevention is the key to this potentially-deadly … Continue reading Local outbreak of dog disease

DO’S & DON’T’S OF DOGGY TREATS: DANGEROUS FOODS

Dog people have great hearts. They open their arms and their home to their furry friends. Sharing is a great way to show love! But sharing your food with your dog can be very dangerous to their health. tylenol Tylenol may helps ease our aches and pains, but it is extremely toxic in our canine … Continue reading DO’S & DON’T’S OF DOGGY TREATS: DANGEROUS FOODS

Do’s & Don’t of Doggy Treats: Part 1 Over-indulging

We all know our doggy bffs LOvE their treats, and we love giving them a little indulgence every once and awhile! But we have to be responsible with our choices. The wrong kinds of snack OR the right kinds of snacks in the wrong quantities can be harmful to our doggie. We all know about … Continue reading Do’s & Don’t of Doggy Treats: Part 1 Over-indulging