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 […]

Understanding One Health to Keep Your Family and Pets Healthy

Chicago, IL — The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) celebrates the third annual One Health Day on Saturday, 3 November 2018 and supports the continued aims of this international campaign in furtherance of the One Health Coalition at a local level.

The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary scientific collaboration and communication in all […]

Protect Your Pets from the Dog Days of Summer

 Chicago, IL — The Dog Days of Summer are returning with dangerous weather conditions to the Chicago metropolitan area. Pet owners must recognize that both dogs and cats can suffer from the same heat-related problems affecting humans, which include over-heating, dehydration, and even sunburn. Preemptive action taken now can help to make a difference so […]

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 […]

Protect Your Pet during the Holiday Season || Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Guidelines

Chicago, IL – As the festivities of Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year are celebrated by families with loved ones, extra special attention must be given to hazards in the home that can affect the safety and health of their pets. Holidays are a very special time of the year and can be as […]

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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 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. […]

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