Giving Back is in Dr. Sarpong’s DNA – A Veterinary Leader Amidst the Dallas Community

Like so many of the veterinarians at Metro Paws Animal Hospital, co-founder Dr. Kathryn Junkins Sarpong is committed to her community through compassionate and quality medical care to pet owners across Dallas, Texas. However, Dr. Sarpong’s dedication and generosity reaches far beyond her role as a veterinary leader. Recently, Dr. Sarpong and her husband Benjamin,…

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Featured in Purina ProPlan Commercial, Metro Paws’ Veterinarian and National Champion Agility Trainer, Dr. Maria Badamo

Most of us would think that being a world-class veterinarian would be more than enough to keep a person busy. That’s just not the case for Dr. Maria Badamo from Metro Paws Animal Hospital-Oak Cliff in Dallas, TX. This busy veterinarian is also a National Champion Agility Trainer, and participates in various agility dog sports…

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Fear Free: Taking the Fear Out Of Veterinary Visits

By: Caitlin Spillers, DVM [printer-friendly version] For some dogs and cats, the vet clinic can be a place that induces anxiety leading them to react in a variety of unpredictable ways that are stressful for not only the animal, but also their owner. If left unaddressed, this stress may lead to some owners avoiding taking…

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Finding the Perfect New Dog

By: Kathryn Sarpong, DVM, DABVP [printer-friendly version] COVID and working from home have brought lots of new animals into our lives. I know many families are still contemplating a new dog. What type, what size, what personality, fits my life? These are important decisions to consider. Where To Find a Dog-Breeder Versus Shelter / Rescue…

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Separation Anxiety in Pets

You will eventually get to leave your house. Your pet may not get it — but we do. Learn how to make the transition easier for your pet. You may be headed back to your office soon. Your pet, who has become your loyal and dedicated coworker, has thoroughly enjoyed the stay-at-home companionship. They may…

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Add a New Pet to Your Family?

Now that your new pet has found their forever home, they are likely doing some things you’d expect. And maybe some things you wouldn’t. What’s normal? What’s not? Is it normal that… My dog has a little cough? My cat’s eyes are watery? My pet scoots its bottom on the rug? My dog eats poop?…

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Who loves your pet besides you? Us!

Metro Paws Animal Hospital is committed to a lifetime of wellbeing for your pet. Even in times of uncertainty, we remain your most trusted source of veterinary information. This is why we encourage you to contact us first with any questions or concerns you may have about your pet’s health. Big or small. Complex or…

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Your Pet as Your New Coworker

These days, you’re home. A lot. It is time to replace your office coffee break with a new one—a fun break with your pet! Your pet has realized their world is different. You are now home a lot. Your dog has mastered the stop, drop and roll belly rub. Your cat has taken over your…

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