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Good Luck, Brooke!

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Meet Brooke Hendricks, one of our ER/ICU nurses at OVS. Brooke has been with us for a little under a year while she finishes Veterinary Technology school. When she’s not helping us save lives in the ER or playing with her dogs at home (she prefers the short, long variety), she’s studying for the exams […]

Meet Dr. Schultz

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We promise we haven’t been hiding her. We’ve just been a bit busy around OVS. Nevertheless, we’re super excited to welcome Dr. Jennifer Schultz back to the team as a residency-trained small animal surgeon! After completing an internship at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Schultz started her career with OVS as one of our ER doctors […]

Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

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As the Fourth of July approaches, it’s important to remember that your pet may not be enjoying the festivities as much as the rest of the family. One activity in particular can cause your pet a great deal of stress and anxiety – fireworks. Loud booms and shaking ground can cause many dogs and cats […]

“Can’t I just give him a baby aspirin?”

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Post by Dr. Corynn Johnson “Will an ibuprofen make her feel better?” This is one of the most common questions I field every night as an emergency doctor. People often call the ER concerned about their pet, and ask, “Isn’t there something at home I can give my dog?” In most cases, there’s not. Human […]

How Do I Pay For Veterinary Care?

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It’s no secret veterinary care can be expensive. Wise pet owners know that the cost of acquiring and maintaining a pet can be several hundred dollars a year, and that’s for routine expenses like vaccinations, spaying and neutering, and heartworm preventative. What if your pet suffers an illness or an injury and requires a prolonged […]