Dog parks: they are great for socialization, exercise, and mental stimulation for many dogs. Whether you and your dog have a good dog park experience or a bad one depends largely on your understan ...View Article
Welcome to Gentle Care Animal Hospital
Dr. Chris Rispoli and our team are committed to bringing you and your pets better health by practicing the science of Veterinary Medicine. Edmond based Gentle Care Animal Hospital was openen in April of 2006 but Dr. Chris has practiced since 1997. Gentle Care Animal Hospital is a full-service Animal Hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of quality and compassion in veterinary care for our patients and welcoming, informative, and supportive service for our clients, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees. Gentle Care Animal Hospital offers the Edmond animal community emergency veterinary services in addition to standard medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care. Because we have an in-house pharmacy, lab, radiology facilities, and Intensive Care Unit, our facility enables you to make one stop for your pet's medical care. We are open for appointments Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30am - 6:00pm and Tuesday and Saturday from 7:30am until Noon. We are always available in an emergency during regular business hours and for most emergencies after hours. If we can not be available to you the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Hospital will be open and able to assist you with any problem. Our phone will directly transfer you to their phone system if we are closed and you don't have Dr. Chris' cell phone number.
Cats are living longer and longer. This is due to better medical care and the fact that more cats are living only indoors. These cats commonly live up to 15 to 18 years of age, with a few living i ...View Article
There are an increasing number of cases of dogs getting sick from ingesting a common sugar substitute, xylitol. This substance causes no problems in people, but in dogs it can cause wild fluctuati ...View Article
Most people have heard of diabetes and associate it with needing to administer insulin. But actually there are two different kinds of diabetes: diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. Call us to ...View Article
Cat declawing is possibly one of the most controversial of all animal surgeries. Cats scratch to mark territory and to keep their claws in top condition, but the scratching behavior can challenge ...View Article
Anticoagulant rodenticides can come in many forms from liquid, to pellets, to blocks. They are made to be palatable, thus the increase in risk to pets. Unfortunately, signs of sickness begin days ...View Article