Skip to Main Content

Pet Care Tips

Our Oakwood veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Book An Appointment

What to Expect When Your Kitten Is Teething

What to Expect When Your Kitten Is Teething

Cats, like people, have baby teeth that fall out before their permanent teeth grow in. In today's post, our Oakwood veterinarians explain kitten teething and how you can help your furry friend.

Read more

Causes & Treatment For Cavities In Dogs

Causes & Treatment For Cavities In Dogs

Can dogs get cavities? The answer is yes, just like in humans, poor oral hygiene can lead to your dog having cavities. Today, our Oakwood vets offer tips on how to prevent cavities in dogs and what to do if your dog has one. 

Read more

Benefits of the FVRCP Vaccine For Cats

Benefits of the FVRCP Vaccine For Cats

At Oakwood Animal Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Oakwood vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. 

Read more

Can My Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

Can My Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

While the chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are low, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. Today, the vets from Oakwood Animal Hospital discuss rabies and what to do if you suspect your dog might have been exposed. 

Read more

Should My Indoor Cat Be Vaccinated?

Should My Indoor Cat Be Vaccinated?

Our Oakwood vets know that it might not seem necessary to vaccinate your indoor cats, but even if your feline friend stays inside there are some good reasons to have your kitty vaccinated. Our vets explain.

Read more

Does My Dog Have Ringworm

Does My Dog Have Ringworm

Ringworm, contrary to its name, is a fungus, similar to athlete's foot. It creates spores, which are highly resilient and difficult to eliminate in the environment. Ringworm may infect the skin of all animals, including dogs. Today, our Oakwood vets discuss what ringworm in dogs looks like.

Read more

Kennel Cough in Dogs - What It Is & How It's Treated

Kennel Cough in Dogs - What It Is & How It's Treated

Is your dog being plagued by a dry non-productive cough? If so, it could be Kennel Cough. Today our Oakwood vets share some facts about this highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs and what you should do if your dog is coughing.

Read more

When To Take a Cat To The Vet

When To Take a Cat To The Vet

Your cat means the world to you, and you want to do everything you can to make sure they live a long and healthy life. Today, our Oakwood vets explain how often you should take your cat to the vet for routine checkups and preventive care.

Read more

Pet Insurance Plans & Pet Wellness Plans: What's the Difference?

Pet Insurance Plans & Pet Wellness Plans: What's the Difference?

Wellness plans and pet insurance are two different options to help make your pet’s healthcare more affordable.  They accomplish this goal in markedly distinct ways, however. Here, our Oakwood vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

Read more

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, and irreversible damage to other organs. When left untreated, death is the most likely outcome for pets in Oakwood and beyond. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs, and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is the most effective strategy against these internal invaders.

Read more

Page 1 of 2

New Patients Welcome

Oakwood Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Oakwood companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

Contact Us

(770) 503-9080