Guidelines for Protecting Pets from Hazards during the Holiday Season

Chicago, IL – As the festivities of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year are celebrated by families with their loved ones, extra special attention must be given to hazards in the home, which can affect the safety and health of pets. Holidays are a very special time of the year and can be […]

Understanding One Health to Keep Your Family and Pets Healthy

Chicago, IL — The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) celebrates the third annual One Health Day on Saturday, 3 November 2018 and supports the continued aims of this international campaign in furtherance of the One Health Coalition at a local level.

The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary scientific collaboration and communication in all […]

Chicago Area Veterinarians Celebrate One Health Day

Chicago, IL —The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) celebrates the second inaugural One Health Day on Friday, 3 November 2017 and supports the continued aims of this international campaign, while furthering a One Health Coalition at a local level.

The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care […]

Canine Influenza Virus Remains Problem for Dog Owners in Chicago Area

Chicago, IL – The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association strongly advises dog owners to remain vigilant and take necessary action steps to prevent their dogs from exposure to the Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC), as new Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) cases continue to be reported throughout the Chicago metro area.

A strain of CIV H3N2, […]

Protect Your Pet during the Holiday Season || Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Guidelines

Chicago, IL – As the festivities of Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year are celebrated by families with loved ones, extra special attention must be given to hazards in the home that can affect the safety and health of their pets. Holidays are a very special time of the year and can be as […]

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Protecting Pets from Adverse Winter Conditions

Chicago, IL—The start of dangerously cold, adverse weather conditions combined with a winter storm warning for the Chicago metropolitan area and northern Illinois requires immediate action from pet owners. The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association provides the following guidelines for the public to keep their pets safe from the weather hazards and prevent serious health […]

Protecting Your Pet from Dangerous Dog Days of Summer Weather Conditions

Protecting Your Pet from Dangerous Dog Days of Summer Weather Conditions
Chicago, IL — The dangerous weather conditions known as Dog Days of Summer are returning to Chicago. Pet owners must be aware that their dogs and cats can suffer from the same heat-related problems affecting humans, which include over-heating, dehydration, and even sunburn. Preemptive action […]

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Pets Need Dental Care Too! with Dr. Jim Humphries, VNN

Pets Need Dental Care Too! Beyond the bad breath, dental disease in our pets can have some severe consequences, not the least of which is the PAIN.  Yes, pets with dental disease are uncomfortable and so it’s important for all pet owners to understand the need for a proper dental cleaning…with your veterinarian! […]

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Pets Need Dental Care Too!

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Choosing The Right Veterinarian with CVMA Board Member Dr. Tracy Hlede

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