veterinarians

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 […]

Chicago Area Veterinarians Celebrate One Health Day

Chicago, IL —The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) celebrates the second inaugural One Health Day on Friday, 3 November 2017 and supports the continued aims of this international campaign, while furthering a One Health Coalition at a local level.

The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care […]

Protecting Pets from Dangerous Dog Days of Summer Weather Conditions

Chicago, IL — The dangerous weather conditions associated with the Dog Days of Summer are returning to Chicago. Pet owners must be aware 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 make a difference and help pets […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Alderman, Animal Welfare, Breaking News, cats, Chicago, pets, Press Releases, Press Room, Preventive care, Veterinarian, veterinarians|Comments Off on Protecting Pets from Dangerous Dog Days of Summer Weather Conditions

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

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

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