Welcome to Oak Ridge Animal Center
Your Veterinarian in Lawton OK

Call us at (580) 357-4525
Pet Emergency? Call us right away at (580) 357-4525!


If you live in Lawton or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. We have 2 licensed OK veterinarians, 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.

Oak Ridge Animal Center 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. TheOak Ridge Animal Center veterinarians and staff have 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 Lawton 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 (580) 357-4525 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Lawton 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 Lawton pet owners.

At Oak Ridge Animal Center, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Robert Bower
Lawton Veterinarian | Oak Ridge Animal Center | (580) 357-4525

4102 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Oak Ridge Animal Center


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-6:00 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-6:00 PM


8:00 AM-5:30 PM


8:00 AM-12:00 PM



Meet The Staff

Learn more about our friendly staff

  • Dr.
    Shana Freeman

    Dr. Shana Freeman (Copass) is originally from Walters, Oklahoma, where she grew up on a farm in a rural area. After graduating from Walters High School in 2007, she attended Cameron University where she graduated with a Bachler of Science in Animal Science and minor in Chemistry in 2011. Dr. Freeman continued her education and pursued her dream of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University where she graduated in 2016. After graduation, Dr. Freeman married her husband Ryan Freeman and they currently made their home in Anadarko, Oklahoma. They had there 1st child May 1, 2018 named Olivia. Dr. Freeman also has four fur babies which are dogs named Cinch, Jack, and Rusty which are Australian Shepherd and last but not least Rowdy a Jack Russell. Shortly after graduation and marriage Dr. Freeman joined Oakridge Animal Center in 2016. Dr. Freeman enjoys alteration surgeries such as Ovariohysterectomy (spays) and Orchiectomy (neuters), Feline Onychectomies (declaws), and she loves general community practice. She is compassionate about each and every animal she sees. On her time away from the clinic, Dr. Freeman enjoys spending time with her family and attending barrel competition, where she has competed all over the world. She also enjoys helping her husband and family around the farm with livestock.

  • Dr.
    Robert Bower
    Dr. Robert Bower received his BS from Oklahoma State in 1976, and then his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Oklahoma State University in 1978. Dr. Bower is a past president of the Comanche County Veterinary Medical Association. His areas of special interest include: Ophthalmology (eyes), soft tissue surgeries, and pain management. Dr. Bower has also provided care for the Lawton Police Canines Unit for over 20 years.

Featured Articles

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What our clients say about us

  • "Doctor Bower, He is the best. He is all about your pet and not the cost. Thanks Dr. Bower our pet would of not made it if it wasn't for your true dedication to your profession!!!"
    Dana Lunsford
  • "Dr Bower is the most knowledgable, kindest, and fairest veterinarian I have ever had the pleasure to bring my pets to. I trust him completely. And, he genuinely loves animals"
    Ginger Szatkowski
  • "We've used Oak Ridge for YEARS! We've had to make some emergency visits. We've had to have surgeries on our babies. We've NEVER had any qualms about referring friends. We are SOOOOOOOOOOO glad we've been clients because we know without a doubt, our babies will be given the best care possible. THANKS to Dr. Bower and his staff!!"
    Ginny Carlson
  • "This establishment was amazing! They all seemed to genuinely care about my pet and were very honest and informative. I recommend everyone take their pets here. Thank you for a great experience!"
    Johnathan Ryan Swain
  • "Amazing people! They take great care of my fur babies!"
    Rebekah Thatcher Graham
  • "Absolutely awesome customer service!! The receptionist is absolutely amazing and was sooo helpful. ....Answered all my questions and so sweet. Thanks to the other staff as well!"
    Terryand Whitney King
  • "Hands down the best veterinary clinic! They took such good care of my Yorkie. I recommend them to everyone here in Lawton. Thank you all for what you did for my Yorkie and family."
    Marilyn Hancock-Branham