Fleas, ticks, and heartworms, oh my!

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    How should you and your pets prepare for severe weather?

    May 04 2016

    In Oklahoma, thanks to our professional and relentless meteorologists, we know to be ‘weather aware.”  May is the most violent month for spring storms and tornadoes.  What does being “weather…

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    Spring brings those pesky fleas and ticks–what will be your weapon of choice?

    Mar 18 2016

    We are enjoying a particularly delightful and early spring.  If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to arm your pet with some effective weapons.  Dr. Bob advocates any one…

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    Don’t miss our February dental special!

    Jan 18 2016

    Did you know that over 68% of all dogs over the age of three are estimated to have some form of periodontal or dental disease? Your pet’s dental health is…

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    Choosing a puppy? Which breed is best for you?

    Dec 15 2015

    When choosing a puppy, it is wise to consider the characteristics of the breed.  Many dogs end up in shelters because their owners were ill prepared for the dog’s activity…

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    When will the fleas and ticks be gone for the winter?

    Nov 09 2015

    Dr. Bob says it’s a good idea to continue flea and tick prevention until we experience a hard freeze in the Oklahoma City metro area.  According to meteorologists, the average…

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    Fall is here–your dog is ready to go!

    Sep 29 2015

    Have you vowed you will get back outside with your dog once the weather is cooler?  We hear that from many pet owners whose pets are overweight.  Fall is finally…

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    What does your senior pet need?

    Aug 25 2015

    If your pet is seven years old, he or she is a senior pet.  Dr. Bob advocates yearly exams for all pets, and senior pets are no exception.  An annual…

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    Is your cat diabetic?

    Jul 23 2015

    In June Dr. Bob and I accompanied our daughter and her family on a vacation to Florida.  Our grandcat, Mia, almost 9, was boarding at Cherokee Hills.  She loves to…

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    Oh ick! I just found a tick!

    Jun 02 2015

    Now that the Oklahoma rains have stopped, mosquitoes and ticks are plentiful.  We are gravitating toward products that offer flea AND tick prevention such as NexGard chewables, Advantix topical, and…

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    Storm anxiety?

    May 07 2015

    Is your pet becoming an astute meteorologist, predicting storms hours before they arrive?  Sometimes pets suddenly develop storm phobias after years of being unaffected by thunder and lightning.  Your pet…