Cimarron Animal Hospital: 
A Wichita Veterinarian Blog

Facts, tips and helpful info from a veterinarian.

What is GVD in Dogs?  

So what is GVD in dogs? Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GVD) is a life-threatening condition that affects dogs. You might have heard it called bloat too. But no matter what you call it, this is a serious condition every dog parent should know about.  Understanding Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GVD)  GVD, or Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus is a condition that occurs […]

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Common Veterinary Clinic Procedures: Keeping Your Furry Friends Happy and Healthy

Welcome back, pet lovers! If you're reading this, chances are you've visited our trusted Cimarron Animal Hospital or are considering a trip to the veterinarian soon. Whether you have a playful pup, a curious cat, or an exotic pet, it's essential to understand some common veterinary procedures that can help ensure your furry (or scaly […]

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Advice from Animal Clinics: Pet-Proofing Your Home

Keeping Your Pet Safe to Avoid Animal Clinics When you bring home a pet it’s important to make sure your home is pet-proofed for their safety. Puppies, kittens, and even adult dogs and cats are all susceptible to hidden dangers in your home. We share some pet-proofing tips to keep your pets from needing the […]

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Taking Kittens to a Vet Near Me

Kitten season is here! April through October is the prime time when the cat population explodes. While kitten season may sound charming and wonderful, this time of year brings heartbreak as many unwanted kittens are born without homes and proper medical care. The animal shelter population grows significantly during this time and strains the resources […]

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Importance of an Exotic Pet Vet

Companion animals such as dogs and cats are common, but there are people who have exotic pets who also need medical care. Regular care at an exotic pet vet is important for your exotic animal, whether it’s a reptile or small mammal. Why Choose an Exotic Pet Vet? There are many valid reasons to choose […]

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The Importance of Spaying and Neutering Pets

Pet owners often must face the question of whether to spay or neuter their pets. Spaying is the process of removing the reproductive organs of a female dog or cat while neutering is the same for males. According to the ASPCA, approximately 3.1 million dogs and 3.2 million cats enter animal shelters each year across […]

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Summer Dangers for Pets

As we get ever closer to the first official day of summer, it’s important to know the dangers that this season can bring to your pet so you can prevent illness or injury.  Dangerous Insects  Some of the biggest dangers for summer for pets are fleas, ticks and mosquitos. These insects can cause serious and […]

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Signs your Dog is Scared of Storms

It’s spring in Kansas which means thunderstorms are headed our way. Is your dog scared of storms or fireworks? Many dogs suffer from storm anxiety and a fear of loud noises which develops between the ages of two and four years old. An estimated 49% of dogs show signs of fear when they hear thunder […]

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Spring Dangers for Pets

Spring is a fun time for pets as the weather warms up and more time is spent outside playing with family and taking walks. However, like every season, there are some dangers for pets. Spring dangers for pets may catch some pet owners off guard. Learn what you need to watch for to keep your […]

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