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!

By |February 5th, 2014|Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, Dentistry, doctors, DVM, pets, Press Room, Video|Comments Off on Pets Need Dental Care Too!

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

CVMA Member Dr. Seth Ghantous Discusses Fungus Attacking Dogs in Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) —Fungus Attacking Chicago Area DogsJune 20, 2013Video Link for Story: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9014101One tip lead to another and another: A fungus is attacking dogs in Chicago.It’s an affliction once called Chicago disease–because it so often strikes right here.As Brad Edwards reports, if you’re a dog owner, it should be on your radar.It took Prince’s sight […]

By |June 21st, 2013|Blasto, Blastomycosis, Breaking News, Fungus, Press Room|Comments Off on CVMA Member Dr. Seth Ghantous Discusses Fungus Attacking Dogs in Chicago

Protect Your Pets This Holiday Season

 Protect Your Pets This Holiday SeasonBurr Ridge, Illinois — While Easter brings delight for individuals and families anticipating the arrival of spring, pets are at risk due to a number of items commonly found in homes during this time. In order to ensure a safe environment in a home, precaution must be taken by […]

By |March 26th, 2013|Breaking News, Press Releases, Press Room|Comments Off on Protect Your Pets This Holiday Season