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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]