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In the News: Rescue Animals are Oklahoma’s State Pet

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in Dogs, In The News | 0 comments

In the News: Rescue Animals are Oklahoma’s State Pet

Monday, April 26th was an exciting day for rescue animals in Oklahoma. Governor Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 1816 into law. The law was created in hopes of raising awareness for Oklahomans to open their homes to shelter pets and consider adopting rescue animals.

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Little-Known Tips for Traveling with a Pet

Posted by on May 21, 2021 in Cats, Dogs, Pet Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Little-Known Tips for Traveling with a Pet

A recent study by Mars Petcare indicates that about 60% of pet owners want to bring their pets along when they travel in 2021. If you plan to travel with your pet or have wondered what that would look like, here are some little-known tips. Hopefully, these tips will make traveling with a pet easy and fun, for both the pet and the pet owner.

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The Pet Diversity Paradox

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Dogs | Comments Off on The Pet Diversity Paradox

The Pet Diversity Paradox

Dogs are one of the most diverse species on the planet. We've bred their incredible variety, but underneath they are all the same species. How does that work? And could the same be done with cats?

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How to Have Better Playtime With Your Cat

Posted by on Apr 23, 2021 in Cats, Fun Stuff, Pet Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

How to Have Better Playtime With Your Cat

An active cat is a happy cat! Cats need more than cuddling; they need play to remain active throughout their lives. Pet owners often purchase toys and expect their cat to play with the toy on its own. The owner becomes disappointed when the cat doesn’t play with toys. Instead of waiting around for your cat to initiate play, make play a two-sided experience by turning toys into prey. Both you and your cat will be happy.

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In The News: Training Dogs to Sniff Out Covid-19

Posted by on Apr 15, 2021 in Dogs, In The News | 0 comments

In The News: Training Dogs to Sniff Out Covid-19

For years dogs have been used for their exceptional sense of smell to locate drugs, weapons and explosives. Now science is honing in on that skill to sniff out Covid-19.

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Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2021 in Ask The Vet, Dogs | 0 comments

Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Blind?

We spend so much time and money trying to take good, proper care of our pets. We take them to the veterinarian; we make sure they’re getting the best food. As owners, we try to see the world through our pets’ eyes to help us understand them better. But have you ever stopped to think about whether dogs can see colors like us humans?

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3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 4, 2020 in Cats, Dogs | 0 comments

3 Reasons You Really Shouldn’t Buy Someone a Pet for Christmas

There are few things that leave you with more of a warm and fuzzy feeling than sharing a new, wriggly puppy or tiny kitten -- or any other pet -- with someone for Christmas. The sheer joy and excitement on their face is enough to tell you that you made the right decision in getting your friend or loved one a pet . . . or did you? It's a sad reality that your local veterinarian often sees pets brought to shelters or abandoned after the glitter of the holidays is worn off. Here are a few reasons why you should consider carefully before buying a new pet for someone over the holidays.

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Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Dogs | Comments Off on Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Best Dog Movies on Netflix for Dog Lovers

Dogs have been in movies well before the start of “talkies” in the late 1920’s. Why wouldn’t they? Everyone knows there’s something heartwarming about a dog movie. Fortunately, it seems like Hollywood has been adding more dog movies into the mix lately. Seeing pet movies is always a plus for families who have a furry friend nearby to cozy up and watch with them. Since we’re sort of stuck inside, the team decided to put together some favorites that you can watch right now on Netflix. We think our...

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How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020 in Cats, Dogs, Pet Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

How to Prepare Your Pets for the End of Working From Home

Though it may have taken you a while to adjust to working from home throughout the pandemic, chances are that your pet couldn’t be happier to have you around all day. Unfortunately for your furry friend, WFH won’t last forever -- despite what it might feel like right now. When it’s time for you to go back to the office, your dog or cat may have a difficult time acclimating to their newfound solitude. Here are a few tips and tricks from our experienced professionals to help your beloved pet transition into a healthy routine when things “get back to normal.”

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2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

Posted by on Oct 12, 2020 in Dogs | 0 comments

2020 Halloween Pumpkin Contest

The Sunset Vet Clinic Staff is really getting into the Halloween spirit by decorating pumpkins to display and that means it's time for a contest! Cast your vote below or at the front desk for your favorite pumpkin! The winner will be announced on Saturday, October 31! The pumpkins are outside so feel free to take a look as you drive by!

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