Fireworks Safety for Pets

By The Vet Scoop Team Post date

The 4th of July is just around the corner!  While you might be thinking you’ve waited too long to get help for your fearful dog or cat, it’s not too late!  Here are some helpful tips to have a safe and relaxed holiday for everyone in your family! The 4th of July is the #1 time for pets toRead More


Dog Park Rules of Etiquette

By Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ Post date

It’s finally warming up and school’s almost out.  Pet parents, families and dogs around the country are ready to get back to the dog parks!   And while veterinarians strongly encourage daily exercise and socialization with other dogs, off leash dog parks are not for every dog.  Here are the ten important tips to remember to help keep everyRead More


Reflections for Black History Month

By The Vet Scoop Team Post date

Dr. Michael Blackwell: The Inconvenience of Racism I grew up watching my Dad provide veterinary services to mostly White families in Southeast Oklahoma. During the early years of his practice, we could not go into certain businesses because they didn’t serve Black people. Maybe his clients were not the ones blocking entrances, but their silenceRead More