Protecting Pets from Dangerous Winter Conditions

Chicago, IL—The onset of dangerously cold, adverse weather conditions for the Chicago metropolitan area requires 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 threats.

Cold weather can be as dangerous for pets, as it […]

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, […]

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 […]

Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Strikes Chicago Metropolitan Area

Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Strikes Chicago Metropolitan Area
Chicago, IL – The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association recommends dog owners take immediate, precautionary measures to prevent their dogs from exposure to Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease (CIRD). There is an increase in the number of severe respiratory cases which are being reported throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.

Dr. […]

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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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