OSAGE ANIMAL HOSPITAL
1500 W. Osage Rd.
Duncan, OK 73533
What are the Hospital hours?|
Our hospital is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm. The hospital is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Do I need to have an appointment?
Yes, patients are seen by appointment.
What forms of payment do you accept?
Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover & CareCredit.
Can I make payments?
Payment is required at the time of service.
What is a Veterinary Technician or "RVT" (Registered Veterinary Technician)?
A veterinary technician is a person trained and licensed to assist the veternarian. Their job is similar to that of a registered nurse(RN). They are working directly with a veterinarian, executing the procedures requested and needed to diagnose and treat animals. Veterinary technicians are very different from veterinary assistants. Veterinary assistants are there to aid technicians, but they do not have a license, which is needed in most states by law, to perform specific procedures. An assistant has not gone through the classes and requirements for an associates degree in veterinary technology. The education a licensed technician receives is in depth and crucial for medical understanding and to give proper health care.
At what age can I have my pet spayed or neutered?
Spaying or neutering can be done at approximately 4-6 months of age. It is not necessary or recommended to let your female dog or cat experience their first heat cycle or have a litter before having her spayed. Your pet will be given an exam prior to surgery to help determine whether your pet is healthy enough to undergo the surgical procedure. Current vaccinations are required at the time of surgery. Also a pre-anesthetic blood screen is strongly recommended prior to undergoing anesthesia and surgery.
What is the pre-anesthetic blood screening?
These are blood tests that are performed here in the clinic prior to surgery. The tests assess basic organ functions and measure blood counts (white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets) of your pet. The pre-anesthetic blood screening is done to make sure there are no underlying problems that may affect your pet's ability to undergo anesthesia and surgery.
How long do the sutures stay in after my pet's surgery?
Do you board pets?