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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

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! […]

By |February 5th, 2014|Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Dentists, doctors, DVMs, Helpful Veterinary Insights from Doctors, pets, Press Room|Comments Off on Pets Need Dental Care Too! with Dr. Jim Humphries, VNN

Pets Need Dental Care Too!

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

By |February 5th, 2014|Chicago, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, doctors, DVM, pets, Press Room, veterinarians, Video|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Veterinarian with CVMA Board Member Dr. Tracy Hlede

Protecting Pets from Adverse and Dangerous Winter Conditions

Protecting Pets from Adverse and Dangerous Winter ConditionsChicago, IL— The Chicago metropolitan area was inundated by the Blizzard of 2011 less than three years ago. This winter, pet owners throughout the Chicago metropolitan area must be prepared as the earliest below zero Fahrenheit temperatures seen in the past 18 years have arrived in Chicago. […]

By |January 6th, 2014|Breaking News, cats, Chicago, CVMA, Dogs, DVM, Emergency, Ice, Ice Melts, Press Releases, Press Room, Safety, Salt, Snow, Veterinarian, Wind Chill, Winter|Comments Off on Protecting Pets from Adverse and Dangerous Winter Conditions

Protect Your Family Pet from Top Holiday Hazards

Protect Your Family Pet from Top Holiday HazardsChicago, IL – As the festive cheer of Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas is just around the corner, families and individuals must give extra special attention to issues that can affect the safety and health of their pets.Preventative steps taken now will allow you and your pets to […]

By |November 26th, 2013|Breaking News, cats, Christmas, Dogs, Emergency, Hanukah, Hazards, Holiday, Hospital, Press Releases, Press Room, Safety, Thanksgiving, veterinarians|Comments Off on Protect Your Family Pet from Top Holiday Hazards

Protecting Your Family and Pets from Animal Bites and Rabies

Burr Ridge, Illinois
—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 […]

By |November 18th, 2013|animal bites, bats, Breaking News, cats, Chicago, Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Cook County, CVMA, Dogs, Illinois, Press Releases, Press Room, rabies, skunks, vaccinations, veterinarians, zoonotic disease, Zoonotics|Comments Off on Protecting Your Family and Pets from Animal Bites and Rabies

Daves Slide Show

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Protecting Your Pet from the Dog Days of Summer

Protecting Your Pet from the Dog Days of SummerBurr Ridge, IL — The hot, humid and hazy conditions days typical for July, August, and September are known as the Dog Days of Summer. Pet owners must be aware that dogs and cats can suffer from the same heat-related problems that humans do, including over-heating, […]

By |July 16th, 2013|Breaking News, Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Protecting Your Pet from the Dog Days of Summer