Hot Spots

With its warmer temperatures, rain, and humidity, summer is the perfect time for “Hot Spots” to develop. We often refer to an acute moist dermatitis or skin infection as a “Hot Spot”. Continue…

Canine Influenza

You may have heard something recently in the media about the Canine Influenza outbreak in the Chicago area. At this point, you do not need to be concerned for your dogs in our local area. If at any time it becomes something that you should be concerned about, we will post it on our website and Facebook pages. Continue…

Christmas Dangers for Pets

Christmas time is here again. It can be a wonderful and joyous time of year, but can also be quite hectic. Don’t let the safety of your pets get overlooked with the hustle & bustle of the season. Here are a few common things during the holidays that can be harmful to your pets.

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Thanksgiving Dangers for Pets

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. It can be full of friends and family, fun times, and the wonderful aromas of food floating through the air enticing you…. and your dog. There are a few things during the holiday that your pet needs to avoid in order to stay healthy and stay out of trouble.

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A Toxic Swim

Ironically, just a few days after we posted a blog about it, we had a possible case Blue Green Algae Toxicity. Continue…