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 […]
Chicago, IL —The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) recognizes the inaugural One Health Day and supports the aims of this international campaign, while launching its own One Health efforts.
The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment.
In 2006, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]