Surviving the Festive Furball Frenzy: A Winter Pet Care Guide That Even Your Goldfish Can’t Ignore

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Ah, winter, the season of joy, hot cocoa, and realizing you have no idea where your snow shovel is. As you prepare your home for the holidays, it’s crucial not to overlook the furry, feathery, or finned members of your family. Yes, we’re talking…

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The Paws and Effect: A Hilarious Quest for the Ultimate Gift for Your Furry BFF

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ The holiday season is upon us, and you’re faced with the annual dilemma: What on earth do you get for the four-legged bundle of fur, drool, and pinnacle of questionable decision-making that shares your home? Fear not, intrepid pet parent, for I have embarked…

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Traveling with Your Pet (Without Losing Your Sanity)

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Folks, the holidays are here (where did the year go??) and when it comes to traveling with your pet, it can be a bit like herding cats – only the cats are on a mission to turn your life into a sitcom of cat-astrophic…

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Howliday Feasting Follies and More 

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Hey there, pet parents! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’re already daydreaming about that glorious feast. But what about our furry friends, our loyal companions who drool at the sight of a turkey leg? Let’s explore what…

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Needles, Nudges, and Naps: A Humorous Take on Pet Vaccines

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Ladies and gentlemen, pet enthusiasts, and proud dog and cat owners, gather around! Today, we’re diving headfirst into the captivating realm of pet vaccines. I know what you’re thinking – “Vaccines? That sounds as thrilling as watching paint dry.” But hold onto your leashes…

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Ghoulishly Good Pet Care: A Halloween Guide

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital ___________________________________________ Yay! It’s Halloween, the time of year when we humans transform into ghouls, goblins, and ghosts and roam the streets in search of sugary treats. It’s a spooktacular time, but let’s not forget about our furry friends who might not be as excited about…

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The Pudgy Pillsbury Pet Pandemic

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Hello again, dear pet lovers! Have you ever noticed that your beloved furball looks a bit more like a fluffy beanbag chair these days? Or perhaps you’ve mistaken your cat’s belly for a six-pack of dinner rolls? Fear not, for you are not alone…

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Pet Introductions Made Easy

Dr. Jessica Sims, Owner / Veterinarian at Oakwell Animal Hospital _______________________________________________________________________ Hello again, friends, and welcome to your crash course on pet introductions! If you’re thinking about adding a new furry, feathered, or scaly friend to your home, you’d best be prepared. Happy, harmonious homes are the name of this game and first impressions are…

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