October 1, 2019

The world advances and we, at Red Barn Veterinary Service, try to advance with it. Lab testing machinery, x-ray machines and computer stations are part of the everyday veterinary medical practice. Tooting our own horn, we want to announce/remind our clients that Red Ba...

August 19, 2019

It is probably just my own perspective, but this has seemed to be an incredibly steamy and rainy summer. With lots and lots of standing water and damp grass and brush, numbers of mosquitoes, fleas and ticks have exploded. Every late-summer and fall, tick and mosquito b...

Each season brings animals with unique conditions to the office. Summer brings some real challenges for pets, owners and veterinarians. These are the “Summertime Top 10 Pet Issues and Hazards” in reverse order of difficulty in prevention, treatment, and prognosis.

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So, out at the old (old, old) Doc homestead, Doc and Mrs. Doc have been dealing with water; a lot of water. The recent rains and flooding have left Doc on the Iola side of an impassable waterway, while Mrs. Doc has been marooned on a not particularly tropical paradise...

Everyday 160 people worldwide die of rabies infection. Most are in Africa, the Middle and Far-East nations. “How lucky we are here” you may think with some complacency. And you are right, we are lucky here in North America. We are lucky so many people choose to rabies...

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, which means love-struck people will be bringing home candies and flowers. Unfortunately, some of these well-intentioned gifts can be toxic for pets. Here are seven common culprits of pet poisonings.

1. Roses

Roses are red, viole...

January 3, 2019

Christmas pets – We love them and if you got one, now is the time to start a “Pet Savings Plan”. New puppies and kittens are little, adorable money pits. We want you to be prepared. Vaccinations need to be started, continued, finished this year and then boostered every...

December 20, 2018

From Leann Flowers DVM – I would like to wish all of our clients a very blessed Holiday season. I have enjoyed treating your pets for the last 10 years and hope to continue to do so for many more! Wishing everyone continued health and happiness.

From Belinda Garten DVM...

November 28, 2018

In accordance with the recommendations of the American Heartworm Society guidelines and because RBVS cares about implementing the best health care options for your pets, we will be asking that every dog owner using heartworm preventative medication to have a heartworm...

November 2, 2018

Sometimes it seems as if we can’t, any of us, get an appointment with a doctor when we want it. As veterinary professionals, we also struggle with scheduling to please clients/patients and get our work done successfully. The best way to explain how and why our schedule...

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