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 […]

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 […]

Protecting Pets from Dangerous Winter Conditions

Chicago, IL—The start of dangerously cold, adverse weather conditions in Chicago metropolitan area 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 threats.

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

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 […]

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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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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Protecting Your Family and Pets from Animal Bites and Rabies

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—A wild animal attacking a person in an urban setting is highly unusual. Children must be supervised and taught not to approach any animal that they are not familiar, including a dog or cat, or a coyote.
Rabies is a zoonotic disease, which can spread from infected animals to people and is almost […]

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