​2124 SW 44th St        |  (405) 685 0131

Oklahoma City, OK 73119


Surgery

Dental Care

Grant Square Animal Hospital perform everything from neuters, spays and dental  to advance surgical repair of cancer, foreign bodies, orthopedic injuries, lacerations, etc. ​​​​​


​Our general veterinary practitioners perform the majority of this procedures and we also use the services of board certified veterinary surgeons for more specialized procedures. Our veterinary team will take precautions to ensure that your pet receives a safe anesthetic. We perform a physical exam and pre-anesthetic testing before surgery, monitor your pet during surgery and provide pain medication during recovery.


​A surgical patient's is reviewed in the week or so prior t their surgery. Age and health are preliminary factor that help us to determine the bets surgical plan for the given patient. Blood work and CBC is done to show live and kidney function, electrolyte status, and whether a patient is struggling with an infection or anemia. If recent blood work is not on record, our team will recommend it. It is also recommended that IV catheter be placed for easy access to provide IV fluids or any medications if needed.


Vital Spay & Neuter Service for pet.

If you are not planning on breed your pet, we strongly recommend spaying or neutering them. Doing this procedure reduces the chances of developing life threatening issues such a prostate cancer, mammary tumors and utering infections.

​​We know that your pet’s dental health is extremely important to his or her quality of life. Healthy teeth and gums equals a happy pet - and it often means a longer life. Dr. Loudenslager, so firmly believes in the importance of good dental hygiene in your pet. 

Dental Care plans should be determinate by recommendations from your veterinarian, the willingness of your pet and your capabilities, that's why the Dr will performance a complementary pre-surgical dental consultation exam, at least a week before to the dental/oral procedure to determinate on what stage is your pet on.

The dental clean package for your pet includes


Pre-Anesthetic Examination
Digital Dental Radiographs 
Pre-Anesthetic Blood Screening 
The Dental Cleaning Procedure
Before & After Photographs

Common Signs of Dental Problems:

Bad odor from mouth
Drooling
Chattering of teeth
Bleeding gums
Hesitation to eat
Failing to groom (Cats)
Eroded, broken or loose teeth
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Professional Dental Cleaning​

When a professional dental cleaning is recommended, our veterinarian first perform a physical exam. We recommend a blood test and dental x-rays. Anesthesia is processed by the liver and kidneys. Blood tests are useful because it gives the idea of ​​how the major organs are functioning, and also includes a complete blood count that provides valuable information about a possible infection, anemia, dehydration, etc. If you have severe dental disease, antibiotics may be prescribed before the procedure.
X-rays are used to access the roots of teeth and an integral part of the jaw.
The information which gives us the blood test and dental radiography helps our veterinarian to determine the level of treatment that needs to be done. This is also used to monitor a good or bad progress of any oral disease during the lifetime of your pet.