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Hello there, I’m Dr. Carlton. If we were meeting in one of my exam rooms with your pet, there’s about an 80% chance I would now be sitting on the floor cuddling your cat or getting puppy kisses from your pup! That’s how I start my relationships with pets and their pet parents. That’s why I have my own veterinary practice, why the practice is a Fear Free certified practice, and why I still love this profession 30 years later!

My bio tab on okcvetcampus.com tells you where I came from and how I got here. This blog is going to tell you how this has gone, what I have learned from you and your pets, and where we’re all going on the journey to take the best care we can of you and your pets. Being a veterinarian, in my opinion ...

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OKC Vet Campus: Your Trusted Alternative to Wedgewood Vet Clinic

Recently, the community experienced the unexpected closure of Wedgewood Vet Clinic, a staple in veterinary care for many years. During this transition, OKC Vet Campus stands ready to welcome former clients of Wedgewood. Committed to exceptional care and service, OKC Vet Campus offers a seamless alternative for your pet’s health and wellness needs. About Wedgewood…

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What’s This Lump on My Dog?

What’s This Lump on My Dog? Recently a client came in with her wonderful dog, and she says, “I know I’m a crazy dog mom, but there’s this little lump on my dog I would like you to look at.” First- you are not crazy for wanting the best care for your pet. I hope…

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Unveiling the Art of Geriatric Pain Management at OKC Vet Campus

Have you ever wondered, “Is my aging pet in pain?” As our pets grow older, changes in their behavior and physical capabilities may signal discomfort. If you’ve noticed such changes, you’re not alone. Here, we’ll shed light on geriatric pain management, showcasing the groundbreaking work of OKC Vet Campus. The Reality of Geriatric Pain Our…

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Understanding the Risks of Dog Flu and Strep Outbreak in Oklahoma City

Living in Oklahoma City as a pet owner can be a tricky. Being at the literal cross roads of the US, the population of animals and humans travel and board and socialize. This can mean a higher risk for illnesses, like canine flu and strep outbreaks. What is Dog Flu? Canine Influenza (or ‘Dog Flu’)…

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What does being a Fear Free Practice Mean?
And Why Did We Do It?

Fear Free is a certification program for veterinary professionals and veterinary clinics. The Fear Free organization was founded in 2016, by Dr. Marty Becker. Their website states: “Fear Free has become one of the single most transformative initiatives in the history of companion animal practice, providing unparalleled education on emotional wellbeing, enrichment, and the reduction…

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Earlier Hours For Our Clients

The Oklahoma City Vet Campus has recently announced an exciting expansion of their services, with the addition of extended morning hours for pet owners. This change allows working individuals to drop off their furry friends in the morning before heading to work, and then pick them up once they’re finished for the day. This is…