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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.
  • 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, two Cornish Rex cats, Pistol Pete and CC, a Schnauzer named Moxie, and a five-year-old paint horse, Big Mac. Often she can be found riding, gardening, baking, and perfecting her photography skills.

Featured Articles

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  • Pet Clothes: A Fashion Statement or a Necessity?

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  • Introducing a New Pet to Your Current Ones

    Pet Proofing Your Home Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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Office Hours

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed