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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 […]

By |July 21st, 2016|Cook County, CVMA, doctors, Dogs, Downloads, DVM, Education, Emergency, Hazards, Illinois, Multimedia, pets, Press Releases, Press Room, Preventive care, Safety|Comments Off on Protecting Your Pet from Dangerous Dog Days of Summer Weather Conditions

Pet Owners Urged to Remain Vigilant with Canine Influenza Virus Still Present in Chicago Area

Chicago, IL – The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association strongly recommends dog owners to remain vigilant and take precautionary measures 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 with the approach of winter.

Less than a year after the […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Pet Owners Urged to Remain Vigilant with Canine Influenza Virus Still Present in Chicago Area

Pet Owners Urged to Remain on Heightened Alert due to Canine Influenza Virus

Pet Owners Urged to Remain on Heightened Alert due to Canine Influenza Virus
Chicago, IL – The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association strongly recommends dog owners to remain on heightened alert and take precautionary measures to prevent their dogs from exposure to the Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC).

Dr. Donna Alexander, Director of the Cook County […]

By |May 18th, 2015|Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Pet Owners Urged to Remain on Heightened Alert due to Canine Influenza Virus

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. […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Animal Welfare, Breaking News, Chicago, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Cook County, Dogs, DVM, DVMs, Education, Illinois, pets, Press Releases, Press Room, Preventive care, Safety, vaccinations|Comments Off on Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Strikes Chicago Metropolitan Area

Protecting Pets from Dangerous Winter Conditions: Guidelines from the CVMA

Protecting Pets from Dangerous Winter Conditions
Guidelines from the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association
Chicago, IL—Dangerously cold and adverse weather conditions return once again to the Chicago metropolitan area with the start of the New Year. The below zero conditions combined with dangerous wind chills pose challenges especially for pet owners. The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association offers […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Protecting Pets from Dangerous Winter Conditions: Guidelines from the CVMA

Protection of Pets Requires More than Banning Sales in Cook County

Chicago, IL— Leadership from the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Association delivered a joint statement with support from the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association at a press conference this morning in response to the proposed Amendment to the Cook County Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Ordinance sponsored by Cook County Commissioners […]

By |June 27th, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on Protection of Pets Requires More than Banning Sales in Cook County

Protection of Pets Requires More than Banning Sales

Chicago, IL— The proposed Cook County Companion Animal and Consumer Protection ordinance is scheduled for a hearing by the Commissioners at 10am on April 9, 2014. This proposed ordinance has an impact on the pets, the pet owners, and the small businesses in the community.

Veterinarians and veterinary hospitals routinely provide the adoption of animals […]

By |April 8th, 2014|Breaking News, Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Protection of Pets Requires More than Banning Sales

Protect Your Family Pets during the Passover and Easter Holidays

Protect Your Family Pets during the Passover and Easter Holidays

Chicago, Illinois—Family pets are at risk due to a number of items commonly found in homes during the Passover and Easter holiday season. Pet owners must take precautionary measures to maintain a safe environment in their homes.

The Easter lily plant, chocolate, lamb and ham bones, […]

By |April 2nd, 2014|Breaking News, Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Protect Your Family Pets during the Passover and Easter Holidays

CVMA Statement on City of Chicago Proposed Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Ordinance

Proactive Education of Pet Owners Is the AnswerChicago, IL— The Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Ordinance introduced to the Chicago City Council on February 5, 2014 is scheduled for a hearing by the Licensing Commission at 11am on February 26, 2014. This proposed ordinance has an impact on the pets, the pet owners, and […]

By |February 19th, 2014|Alderman, Breaking News, Chicago, Clerk Mendoza, pets, Press Releases, Press Room, Prohibition of Puppy Sales, Unethical Breeders, veterinarians|Comments Off on CVMA Statement on City of Chicago Proposed Companion Animal and Consumer Protection Ordinance

Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Recall — Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods Due to […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Breaking News, Press Room, Recalls|Comments Off on Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination