Okaw Veterinary Clinic LLC

140 West Sale Street
Tuscola, IL 61953



   Pet Health and Care Articles  


Read up on important pet heath topics. Click on one of the pages listed along the left hand column or below.


Getting a Pet & New Pet Care

Kitten and Puppy Care

What Should I know Before Getting a Pet?

Socialization Before Obedience in Puppies

Picking out your Best Friend

Christmas Puppies and Kittens

Food Safety and Information

Pet Food Recalls - How to Keep up

Salty Treats & your Dog's Heart

Vegetarian Diets for Dogs - Good or Bad?

Grain-free Diets can Kill

Follow up to the Grain-free Report

Finicky Feline Appetites


New Calicivirus in Cats

Parvo Outbreak in Central Illinios 

Parvo is Still Around 

Rabies Kills

Dog Flu

West Nile Virus in Pets

Tularemia in Local Cats

Pain and Senior Pet Information

Winter Pains

Why Cats Hide Pain

The 5th Sign of Pain in Pets

Top 10 Ways to Tell if your Pet has Mild Arthritis

Do Pets get Senile?

Old Dog Behavior - Senility, Irritability & Anxitey

Keeping your Pet's Teeth Healthy

How do I Keep my Pet's Teeth Clean?

Stinky Breath - Keep You Pet's Teeth Healthy

Decreased Aggression through Dental Care

Keeping your Pet Healthy & Safe

Putting our Patients First Options Exist to Soothe our Pets during Veterinary Visits

Integrative Medicine for Pets? Yes!

March Mud Madness

Rodent Poisons Kill more than Mice

Dog Attacks

Off Leash Dog Problems

Save Money and Time with Preventative Health Care

Are Vaccines Safe for my Pet?

7 Ways to make Travel Better for your Cat

Why ID tags are Important

Have a Safety Plan for Tornadoes

When your Dog's Itching is Driving you Crazy

The Hot Spot

Decorating for Pets & People

Who Gets Fluffy?

Myth Busting Heat Stress in Pets

Yes! You can Walk your Cat

Make your own Litter Box

Seniors and Pets Living Together

Reporting Animal Neglect

Rescue Pet Quirks

Paw and Pad Care

Essential Oils - Are they Safe for Pets


Fleas, Ticks, Heartworms and Worms & Prevention

What about Online Pharmacies?


Natural Flea Products - Do They Work?

Terrible Ticks

Ticks and Behavior Changes

Fleas and Ticks

Worms and Other Internal Parasites

10 Things to Know about Worms

There is More to Worms than Meets the Eye



I Found a Baby Wild Animal... What do I do?


Euthanansia - When it's the Vet's Pet

Okaw Veterinary Clinic
140 W. Sale
Tuscola, IL 61953
(217) 253-3221


Mon & Fri 8 am - 6 pm
Tues & Wed 8 am - 5 pm
Sat 8 am - noon
Closed Thurs & Sun

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