Cimarron Animal Hospital: 
A Wichita Veterinarian Blog

Animal Adoption Crisis

In March of 2020, animal adoption was the thing to do as many people rushed out to adopt shelter animals before lockdowns began. Suddenly, shelters were empty as pets found their new homes. Unfortunately, for some of those pets, their new homes are not their forever homes. In May of 2021, shelters and rescues started […]

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Heatstroke in Pets

Summer in Kansas can be brutally hot and your pet is not immune to the heat. High temperatures can be just as deadly for animals as it is for humans—especially for pets in cars, outside or in an area that is not climate controlled. In addition, animals like dogs and cats don't sweat, so controlling […]

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Pets and Fireworks

As we get closer to the July 4th holiday, we see lots of people stocking up on fireworks to celebrate. Unfortunately, many pets are frightened by the loud sounds associated with shooting off fireworks. More pets go missing between July 4th and 6th than any other time of the year. Many pets will run away […]

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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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Modified Curbside Procedures

Our lobby is still closed. Clients are permitted but no more than 2 to come inside, or they may remain curbside, but must wear masks. Please call to let us know when you arrive and the technicians will escort you to the room.

  • Drop off, pet medicine pick-up or post-operative pickup is curbside.
  • Please call to place your prescription orders prior to arrival.
  • We are not taking new clients at this time.

Our updated hours are:
M,T,W,F 8AM-5:30PM
Thursday 8AM-Noon
Sat. & Sun CLOSED

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