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February 10, 2012
Vaccinate for Kennel Cough twice a year or not??

Most of the boarding kennels and groomers in the Tulsa area require that dogs using their facilities be vaccinated for “Kennel Cough”. Kennel Cough is actually a combination of Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria, Parainfluenza virus, and Canine Adenovirus-2 organisms. The goal of vaccination is not to totally eliminate the risk, but rather to decrease the severity. […]

January 22, 2012
Heartworm Prevention and Testing Update

When the Companion Animal Parastie Council (CAPC) met earlier last year, they updated their recommendations based on some new developments from this past year. There have been some dogs that have tested positive for heartworms even though they had been given preventative on a monthly basis. As a result veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies are working […]

April 10, 2011
Welcome Dr. Smith to Forest Trails

We would like to annouce the arrival of Dr. Michelle Smith. Dr. Smith graduated in 2009 from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she was employed by a corporate veterinary practice in Broken Arrow where she was responsible for medical as well as surgical cases. She joined Forest Trails in April. […]

April 1, 2011
Welcome BACK!!! Dr. Kerry J. Jones

We are happy to welcome back Dr. Kerry Jones. Dr. Jones joined Dr. Welch at Forest Trails in 1990 while still at our previous location across the street (where Subway is now located). In 2004, she left practice to go on the mission field in Guatamala. She returned to Tulsa in 2007 and has been […]