Welcome to Rock Knoll Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in Oklahoma City OK
Call us at (405) 634-5700

Is your pet feeling ill? Call us right away at (405) 634-5700!

If you live in Oklahoma City or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. Sherrie Payne is a licensed OK veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Rock Knoll Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. Sherrie Payne has years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our Oklahoma City veterinarian.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (405) 634-5700 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Oklahoma City veterinarian office is very easy to get to -- just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Oklahoma City pet owners.

At Rock Knoll Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Sherrie Payne
Oklahoma City Veterinarian | Rock Knoll Animal Hospital | (405) 634-5700

6715 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

Preparing Your Pet for the Winter

winter This winter, while you curl up next to the fire with a cozy blanket, a good book and some hot chocolate, don't forget about your pet! Winter can play it rough with your pet and you have to look out for his health and well-being. Here are some preparations you should make to help your pet prepare for...

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Winter Dangers for Pets

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Winter is a time of cold weather festivals, holiday parties, and changing weather. For pets and pet owners, this season can bring its own unique set of challenges and hazards. Keeping your pet safe during this time of year will require some preparation and homework. Family gatherings and get togethers...

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Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Kristine
    Animals have always been my passion and I started working with them in 1989 after serving in the US Navy. I have worked in clinics across the US as well as overseas. In 2014 I started a dog rescue 'Forgotten Treasures' that works closely with Rock Knoll Animal Hospital and together we help the animals in need in our community.
  • Destinie
    I am a kennel tech and assistant as well as a student at OSU OKC in the vet tech program. I have a husky grizzly that I love lots. I handle the boarding and we love for you to come see us!
  • Ashley
    An assistant and kennel tech, Ashley is from Fairbanks, Alaska. She graduated from Heritage College in their vet tech program and is currently a student at OCCC. She enjoys playing soccer with her three dogs Diamond, Nahla, and Dajiah.


    My wife and I are proud pet parents of chows, and we are very familiar with breed bias and people telling us they are mean and vicious dogs, which isn’t even remotely true of our sweet boys. The staff didn’t treat our chow like that at all, they were wonderful, sweet with him and understood he hates the vet and was scared like any other dog. The vet was accommodating to make him as comfortable as possible and made it a good experience for him, for the first time in his life. We are beyond th

    Anthony G.

    My dogs have all been patients there since 1991. Almost always have had a good experience there.

    Jeff C.

    Dr Payne and the entire staff are very caring and always kind to all of their clients and the animals they see! And you know your fur baby is in the best hands possible!

    Reanna W.

    Great Doctors and staff.

    Diana G.

    Very helpful and knowledgable employees ...had to get some first aid items to treat my Doxie. This e-collar saved the day!

    Marta S.

    We absolutely love Dr. Payne & her staff!! We started going with our rescue animals with Kanoa Rescue Foundation & enjoyed this clinic so much that we moved our personal animals here. Dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, etc! She’s been incredibly helpful! HIGHLY recommend this clinic!

    Krystal K. C.

    Dr. Payne has saved thousands of lives for our organizations and done surgeries that have never been done before. Like anywhere in the world. She is truly an amazing Veterinarian and friend

    Heather H.

Featured Articles

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    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help ...

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  • Rats

    Did you know rats make surprisingly affectionate pets? If you're thinking of bringing home a pet rat, here's what you need to know. Health Rats that are bred especially as pets are safe to keep and should be free of disease. But common conditions may affect your rats from time to time. Your veterinarian ...

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    Chinchillas are playful, loveable, and amusing pets. If you want yours to remain in your family for long, you should ensure that it has a good diet. Chinchillas require a lot of attention due to their playful nature; therefore, it is best to have supervised playtime with yours if you want to create a ...

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are ...

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  • Guinea Pigs

    Curious and inquisitive by nature, guinea pigs make great pets. These little bundles of fur are quite social and enjoy spending time with the people who handle, feed, and groom them. As a pet, guinea pigs are relatively low maintenance, rarely aggressive, and fun to own. How to Care Guinea pigs are playful, ...

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from ...

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  • Gerbils

    Gerbils are great little pets for pet owners who don't have room for a dog or cat. They're friendly and fun to watch, but they do take a moderate level of care and investment. If you're thinking of getting a gerbil, here's what you'll need to know to keep him happy and healthy, including giving him a ...

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  • Hedgehogs

    Shy animals that roll into a ball when scared, hedgehogs are covered with spiky quills. They're small, clean, and fun to watch so they're quite popular as pets. Even so, these little guys need lots of activity to stay healthy. Health Hedgehogs can have health problems, including dental diseases, skin ...

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