When you come home to find a mess on the floor, it is easy to assume that the dog vomited. Vomiting is very common in dogs, as they often eat weird things! There are actually many other causes of ...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.
Addison's disease is an endocrine disorder where the adrenal glands, near the kidneys, fail to produce enough hormones. This disease is relatively uncommon (approximately one case per 3000 dogs) ...View Article
Glaucoma is typically a disease affecting middle- age to older pets. The symptoms can be very insidious in that they may not be noticeable at first, but eventually you may see a red eye or a dila ...View Article
Imagine your concern if you came home to find your dog unable to walk, unresponsive, or in a coma. As the decriminalization and even legalization of marijuana has occurred, cases of toxicity in an ...View Article
Have you noticed changes in your horse's gait? Are they showing signs of fatigue or are disinterested in exercising? Equine laminitis is inflammation of the sensitive and insensitive laminae in ho ...View Article
When was the last time your pet visited the veterinarian? If you answered "not in a while," it is time to book your next appointment. Have you recently discovered a lump or bump on your pet? Don't ...View Article