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?
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?
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.
The Holiday Season is full of laughter, joy, and love but we want to keep it that way! Here are some great tips to keeping your furry family members safe this season!
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
We continue to take our dogs, and some cats, on walks but often don't consider how the weather is affecting them. We have some great tips and tricks to keep your wintery walks safe for your doggo!
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
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
Today is World Rabies Day! It is a day in recognition and awareness of this deadly disease. Vaccines are available for pets as most human rabies cases come from dogs. In Tulsa city limits, rabies vaccinations are legally required for all dogs and cats. Why? Because rabies is fatal to you and them. Let’s protect … Continue reading It’s World Rabies Day!!