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Welcome to Cherokee Hills Veterinary Hospital 

Call us at (405)-721-2520

If you live in Oklahoma City or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

At Cherokee Hills, we welcome patients requiring everything from routine preventative medical, dental, and surgical care to emergency treatment. Since working together at the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Hospital in the 1990s, Dr. Deborah Prichard and Dr. Jim Lee have years of experience treating serious medical conditions, performing surgeries, and providing pet wellness care.

We take pride in not only offering excellent medical care, but also a family environment that is  warm, comfortable, calm to allow your pet to relax and experience less stress while waiting to meet our veterinarians. In the meantime, feel free to stop by, kick up your feet, and enjoy a cup of coffee with our amazing doctors and staff- with or without your pet! 

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our website, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (405)-721-2520 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Oklahoma City veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Oklahoma City pet owners.

At Cherokee Hills Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.



Oklahoma City Veterinarian | Cherokee Hills Veterinary Hospital | (405)-721-2520

7308 North MacArthur Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73132

Testimonials

  • "Dr. Prichard and the staff are amazing! They have taken such great care of all my fur babies. I 'm so happy I found Dr. Prichard!"
    Heather B./Google+
  • "This is a great place love Dr. Prichard and her staff. They always take great care of all my fur babies."
    Eric G./Google+
  • "Been going to Cherokee Hills Vet for decades. Always top-notch service and care for our 4-legged family members. Never been disappointed with them. Would recommend to anyone."
    David L./Facebook
  • "Our first time in. Nice office, great staff and Dr Debbie is the best! ❤️ We'll be back!!"
    Gail J./Facebook
  • "Dr. Debbie is one of the best Vets in Oklahoma City! I brought my old man lab into see her and she was so gentle with him and looked over everything. He is still in amazing health thanks to Debbie!"
    Kristen S.
  • "We've taken all our pets to Cherokee Hills for the past 13 years. Dr. Marshall is the most caring vet we've ever had, and we adore the staff! Good folks all around!"
    Margaret O.
  • "Dr. Debbie and team were wonderful, patient, and did their best to make Winston as comfortable as possible during his 1st checkup. Everyone was very caring and you can definitely see their love for animals."
    Amy L.
  • "Two thumbs up. Wouldn't go anywhere else. Love them!"
    Phyllis H.
  • "Dr. Prichard is the best Vet in OKC, she has been taking care of my fur babies for years and I wouldn’t trust taking them anywhere else."
    Sarah W.
  • "Dr. Bob is the only vet who will take care of my precious darling Daisy in the way I want her taken care of!! He's the best!"
    Dacia J. Edmond
  • Dr.
    Jim Lee
    DVM

    Dr. Jim Lee is a 1986 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He began practice at the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Hospital in Oklahoma City. He has also been involved as an adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma State University, teaching in the areas of anatomy, behavior, pharmacology, and pathology. He has served in numerous capacities of the Central Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association, and is a member of the OSU Veterinary Technician Accreditation Committee. He is a member of the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Lee served several terms on the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. He also served as an onsite veterinarian requested by the FBI to assist in care of search and rescue dogs working at the site of the 1995 Murrah Building bombing. Dr. Lee is an avid scuba diver and bicyclist and has completed the 'Hotter than Hell' endurance bicycle ride several times. Dr. Lee is actively involved in both Labrador and Greyhound rescue. He also has 10 labs of his own. Yes that says 10!

  • Dr.
    Deborah Prichard
    DVM

    Deborah (Debbie) Heron Prichard, DVM, is a 1992 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After working in emergency and critical care for a few years she completed an emergency critical care residency in Texas. Dr. Prichard is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, Cat Fanciers’ Association, and the American Paint Horse Association. She is also a founding lifetime member of the Gypsy Horse Registry of America, where she assisted in establishing the bylaws, rule book and the registry. In addition to Oklahoma, Dr. Prichard is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Alaska, California, Oklahoma and Texas. Dr. Prichard grew up showing horses and POA ponies throughout the United States and since 1982, she has also shown Cornish Rex cats. An accomplished pastry chef, Dr. Prichard has standing orders for OSU and OU tailgating cakes. Dr. Prichard shares her home with her husband Marc, Pete and PJ two Cornish Rex cats, BDubs the cat, Moxie the Schnauzer, Alex and Meg the labs, and Big Mac the horse. Often she can be found riding, gardening, baking, and perfecting her photography skills. 

Featured Articles

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    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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    Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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    Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

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    Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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    Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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    Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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