Press Releases

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...

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...

Protecting Your Family Pets during the Easter and Passover

Chicago, Illinois— During the Passover and Easter holiday season, family pets are at risk due to a number of items commonly found in homes. Pet owners must take precautionary measures to maintain a safe environment in their homes. The Easter lily plant, chocolate,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Chicago Area Veterinarians Recognize One Health Day

Chicago, IL —The Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) recognizes the inaugural One Health Day and supports the aims of this international campaign, while launching its own One Health efforts. The One Health concept is a worldwide strategy for expanding...