Human Animal Bond

When hours really matter!

As a parent, I know the anxiety that came when my children were young and became sick. When does this illness warrant a visit to the Doctor’s office? What about the ER? As pet “parents” many of you have the  Continue Reading »

Toxic Jerky Pet Treats

“FDA has been actively investigating consumer complaints about jerky pet treats causing illness in dogs and in some cats. As of Sept. 24, 2013, over 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have reportedly become ill from eating jerky pet treats.” (Source  Continue Reading »

Update on Pet Insurance

Ultimately, many times medical decisions for pets are made based on the cost of treatment. Even when there is an affordable service we can offer, the cost may fall beyond the resources of some clients. We were recently offered a  Continue Reading »

Survey says…

We appreciate feedback from our clients. Ultimately, the only way we can tell if we are achieving success with our clients is by their loyalty, their referrals and the feedback. Feedback is the life-blood of continuous improvement. I realize that  Continue Reading »

Radiolab podcast on interesting insights into the most fatal infectious disease even known…Rabies

    I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts this past week and thought that you would enjoy it as well. For our clients, the take home message is that Rabies virus is not something to be messed  Continue Reading »

Petly is here! (and now gone – read below)

(We are no longer encouraging clients to sign up for Petly) From June 2013 until October, 2014, we used Petly as a “pet portal”. We have since migrated to an new provider of appointment scheduling, reminders, etc.  We are part  Continue Reading »

Changing Information Management System

For nearly 30 years, Oasis Animal Hospital has used computers to simplify and manage information for our clients and pets. For well over 10 years we have been “paperless” (actually paper-light), recording and storing all records electronically. Starting the week  Continue Reading »

Arthritis in Dogs

Osteoarthritis (OA) As my pets age, they seem to act more and more like their owner – me (Dr. Tenney). They get up slowly, they circle around when getting ready to lie down and whimper and whine a lot. Many  Continue Reading »