Frequently Asked Questions
What are your hours?
We are open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM. We are open on Wednesdays from 8:00 AM until noon and on Saturdays from 9:00 AM until noon.
Do you treat large animals?
No, at this time we do not offer services for large animals (ie: cows, horses, pigs, goats etc.) We treat dogs and cats primarily, but we do see birds and rabbits on occasion.
Do you take emergenies?
We do see emergencies at Dr. Darrow's discretion. We are not a 24-hour hospital, so if your pet is in immediate need of attention after hours or will need constant care and check-ins, she may refer you to an emergency clinic.
What vaccinations do my animals need?
We require that our canine patients receive the Rabies vaccine, Bordetella (which protects against kennel cough), and the DHLP/Parvo vaccine annually. Our feline patients must receive the Rabbies and FVRCP/Feline Leukemia vaccines annually.
What are heartworms and how are they transmitted?
Heartworms are parasitic roundworms that are a type of filarial worm, a small thread-like worm. Heartworms lead to congestive heart failure among other serious illnesses. They are transmitted by mosquito bites.
Are heartworms common in OK and how do we prevent them?
Yes they are common in Oklahoma and we can prevent them by giving them heartworm prevention that can be prescribed after a yearly heartworm test. We have several types of heartworm prevention, which vary in route administered (oral or injectable) and the other parasites that they can prevent such as intestinal worms, fleas and ticks.
Do you offer payment plans?
We accept Care Credit, which allows you to devide your payment up over six months with no interest.
Do you perform cat de-claw surgeries?
In very specific situations, Dr. Darrow will perform cat de-claw surgeries. However, she vary rarely agrees to pefrom this surgery as it takes one of the feline's biggest defense mechanisms away from them. If you are interested in this surgery, call us to chat with Dr. Darrow so she can exaplain the risks and limitations as well as the requirements for this particular surgery.
Do you take in stray animals?
With limited boarding space, we do not typically take in stray animals. However, we have contacts for plenty of options that do take in stray animals.