Cimarron Animal Hospital: 
A Wichita Veterinarian Blog

What is Mange in Dogs?

We’ve all heard the term mangey about dogs who have less than a stellar coat. But what is mange in dogs and how can it be treated and prevented? We take a look at this topic this month. What is Mange? Mange is caused by a parasite that lives inside the hair follicles of animals. […]

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Do Hairballs Make Cats Sick?

April 30 is National Hairball Awareness Day! Hairballs are a normal part of cat life, but there are instances in which they can be dangerous. So what exactly are hairballs and why is hairball awareness important? We have some information for current and potential cat owners. What Are Hairballs? Hairballs are literally balls of hair […]

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Obesity in Pets

According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), pet obesity is an epidemic. A study conducted by Banfield Hospitals revealed that more than half of adult dogs seen in over 1,000 hospitals were overweight or obese. Obesity is an accumulation of excess body fat usually caused by being overweight. Dogs are considered to be overweight […]

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Gentle Dentistry-Keeping Your Pet's Mouth Healthy

February is National Pet Dental Health Month and Cimarron Animal Hospital has some information for you about taking care of pet oral health. Your pet’s dental health is important to their overall health. Just like in humans, periodontal disease can cause other issues outside the mouth including problems in the heart, liver and kidneys. Most […]

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

This seems like a question as old as time for pet owners. Why do dogs eat grass? There are a variety of reasons that your pup may be chowing down on the lawn, and none of them are too big of a concern unless you see accompanying behavior that would indicate otherwise such as excessive […]

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Holiday Dangers for Pets

The holidays are typically a joyous time of the year, but there are some kinds of dangers for pets that must be considered. Keeping your pet save during the holidays isn't hard to do if you know what you need to look for. Hidden dangers to your pets can cause them to get sick, injured […]

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Pet Boarding at Cimarron Animal Hospital

As the holidays quickly approach, some pet owners will need to find a place to board their pets. Cimarron Animal Hospital offers pet boarding to our current clients. What are the benefits of pet boarding to you and how can you board a pet at Cimarron Animal Hospital? We answer these questions below! Benefits of […]

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Vaccinations for Your Pet

Vaccinations for your pets are a critical part of your pet’s health. Vaccinations can help prevent a variety of potentially deadly illnesses for your beloved pet. There are several critical vaccinations you should get for your pet. Vaccinations for Dogs Vaccines help save lives and protect your dog from illnesses such as Parvovirus, distemper, canine […]

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Is My Cat Sick?

Cats, because of their tendency to hide illnesses, can be sick for a period of time before their owner realizes there is a problem. By the time an owner asks, “Is my cat sick?”, the cat can be extremely sick. Signs Your Cat Might Be Ill As with any illness, it’s best if it can […]

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COVID-19 RESPONSE AND PROCEDURES

FAQs

  • We are scheduling appointments for curbside or drop-off patients only.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to accept new patients at this time.
  • You can refill prescriptions in our online store.
  • We can take all payments via the phone using a debit or credit card to minimize everyone’s exposure during this critical time.

Our updated hours are:
Mon., Wed., Fri. 8AM-5:30PM
Thursday 8AM-Noon
Saturday - CLOSED starting March 28

Please call our office or email us at [email protected] with questions about your pets.

If you need to bring your pet in for emergency care:

  • Please call when you get to our clinic so we can help determine the best way to help you and your pets.  We ask that you remain in your car and we will come to you.
  • We are escorting pets from your car into our hospital for exams, treatments, and drop off appointments to minimize everyone’s human exposure.
  • We ask that all dogs be on a leash and all cats and exotic pets be in a proper pet carrier or pet taxi.
  • In instances where owners must be present, we ask that only one family member be present and that you wait in your car until we call to let you know your exam room is ready for you.

Thank you for your understanding and just know we are trying our best to help everyone get through the COVID-19 pandemic. We are following the AVMA and KVMA guidelines during this difficult time.

We are here for you and your family, and thank you for your patience and understanding.

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