Wild Turtles are Not Pet Material

September 7, 2019

Story by Ian Kanda RVT, VTS (exotic companion animal), with the Avian, Exotic & Zoological Medicine Service at Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital From mid-July through September, thousands of people visit Oklahoma’s lakes, […]

Spay and neuter advice goes for reptiles too

July 11, 2019

Story by Nicola Di Girolamo, DMV, GPCert (ExAP), MSc, PhD, DECZM (Herpetology), an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Spaying and neutering […]

Battling a newer strain of canine influenza

June 3, 2019

Story by Dr. Paul DeMars, DVM, DABVP Canine/Feline, an associate professor of community practice at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences Image provided by OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences A new dog […]

Good nutrition is vital to maintain rabbit health

April 7, 2019

Story by Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, Dip. ECZM (Avian), assistant professor and service chief, Zoological Medicine Rabbits are among the most common pets in the United States. Quiet and friendly, they make great companion animals. […]

Crowd Control: How CAAP works to put a cap on pet overpopulation

February 4, 2018

Edited by Ammie Bryant While puppies and kittens are adorable, what is not so cute is an exploding pet population that leads to abandoned dogs and cats filling struggling animal shelters. Even uglier is the […]