I once watched, “The Best Government Money Can Buy,” a documentary that details the considerable influence of lobbyists over the development and implementation of policy.
There are a lot of choices when it comes to dog food, and it can be confusing when it comes to feeding your puppy. Consult your veterinarian if you need help.
By John D. Doak Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Whether watching for the game or for the commercials, many Oklahomans will enjoy the Super Bowl at a party. If you’re hosting an event this year, there are several insurance implications to consider before the celebration begins.
In appreciation of National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day I sat down with Silvi for a heart to heart talk. Silvi, as you know, is our clinic cat. She lives full time at Guthrie Pet Hospital and is our official greeter and in-house celebrity.
It is the time of year when legislators file legislation for the next session. Every so often I feel it important to write an article which describes the process by which a bill becomes law.
By: Blake Wimsey Special to Guthrie News Page Blake Wimsey operates Foundation Insurance in downtown Guthrie. 5 Tips for Stress-Free Winter Driving Now that winter temperatures have officially taken hold, here are a couple tips to help keep you safe until Spring: Your antifreeze reservoir should be full. Your radiator uses water to keep your engine cool while […]
When I was eight years old, my parents adopted a puppy for me from our local humane society. Being an incredibly creative kid, I named her “Puppy.” She was a Boston Terrier/Beagle mix with a lot of attitude and even more energy. Within the first few weeks, she was with us, we decided that she […]
Here is an antiquated House procedure that should be corrected: members of the House of Representatives vote on key legislation during a limited two-minute time frame.
Every so often, I field this question from those who are interested in state government: “How can I see state finances?”
Some individuals are unwilling to vaccinate their pets because they don’t believe in pet vaccines. Vaccines are a vital part of keeping your pet healthy. Dr. Anna Coffin will dispel the most common myths and help educate you about the need for preventative healthcare. Read more: Top 5 myths for pet vaccines
Here’s some encouraging news: notwithstanding this year’s repeated ferocious attack by the Legislature upon the wallet of Oklahoma taxpayers, there is hope for the future.
Have you noticed your cat in the litter box more than normal during these holiday seasons? It’s a common complaint that we see at Guthrie Pet Hospital. Many people think that their cat has a urinary tract infection, but they actually have feline interstitial cystitis. This week, Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss feline cystitis and […]
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; the mice were all napping and watching TV, stuffed on the snacks that the cat left for free.
For much of Oklahoma’s history, the conservative fiscal values of Oklahomans were upheld because state officials were unable to issue general bonded indebtedness without first receiving approval through a vote of the people. This is because Oklahoma’s constitution requires a balanced budget and prevents debt issuance without a vote of the people.
When asked to point out what I believe to be the most wasteful and inappropriate form of government spending, I can answer without hesitation. Without a doubt, it is the extremely inappropriate tendency of government agencies to hire private lobbying firms.
I’ve been practicing veterinary medicine for over twenty years and have experienced the entire spectrum of reactions from cat vet visits that you can imagine.
In the next few days, parents of our students will receive a sheet of paper listing test results for their child. The results are from the mandatory Oklahoma School Testing Program assessments administered last spring. Given in grades 3-8 and 10, these tests measured knowledge and skills from the new and comprehensive Oklahoma Academic Standards, […]
Special to Guthrie News Page By: Governor Mary Fallin Teacher salaries need to be increased in the state of Oklahoma. This is a simple fact, especially as we compare our teacher compensation to surrounding states. It’s also obvious when school districts from other states come to our state to hold recruiting drives, such as the […]
In all my years of experience with grooming, training, and rescuing dogs, I’ve learned that almost nothing causes as much stress for dogs and their owners as dog nail trimming. Dogs who are otherwise sweet and cuddly suddenly turn into snapping, screeching panic-monsters.
“We have a LOT of travel! There are a lot of savings to be found in this area.”