Dental Health Video

As we close out National Pet Dental Month, we’d like to finish off with a video to help you better understand why pet dental exams are important and what goes on during a pet dental exam or procedure.  Dr. Danielle Adamo explains the need for regular dental exams and cleanings, describes the process of what…

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Although marijuana just became legal in Illinois, Dundee Animal Hospital has been seeing an increase in cases of cannabis ingestion by pets, particularly dogs, over the last few years.  And it’s not just happening here in Illinois- according to the Pet Poison Helpline, over the past 6 years, there’s been a 400+% increase in marijuana-related…

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happy dog

Dundee Animal Hospital is excited to announce we will be welcoming our first group of externs from the Burlington Veterinary Assistant Program this week! Students from three of our local high school districts (U-46, D300, & D301) will be joining our teams at the Dundee and Elgin locations where they will be observing and learning…

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dog looking at pie

Thanksgiving- a time where we gather at the dinner table and celebrate with friends and family while counting our blessings and NOT our calories! It’s a time filled with warm memories and wonderful food, but it can also be a holiday filled with hazards to our family pets. Certain foods and ingredients in our Thanksgiving…

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Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults, but it can be stressful and even dangerous for our four-legged friends. Know the Halloween hazards for your pet so everyone can have a frightfully fun (and safe) time! #halloweenhazardsforpets#safepets#halloweenpetsafety

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National Animal Safety & Protection Month

We know the health and safety of your pet(s) is important to you. You make sure they have their annual wellness exam, keep up-to-date on their vaccinations, and feed them a healthy diet. However, there’s much more we can do to protect and keep our furry friends safe and help them live longer and happier…

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microchip event

Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will go missing in their lifetime? Did you also know that a pet is 20 times more likely to be returned to their family if they’re microchipped? To make sure more lost pets find their way home, Dundee Animal Hospital is hosting a low-cost microchip event at…

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Dog eating from a bowl

Heart disease is common in our companion animals, affecting 10-15 % of all dogs and cats.  However, the veterinary community has noticed an increase in a certain type of heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy or DCM.  The FDA has researched this and issued a warning regarding this heart disease and specific diets– BEG (boutique, exotic…

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As June is Pet Preparedness Month, we’ve been sharing some good information on social media regarding how to include your pet in your disaster/emergency preparedness plans. Tips have included: -Taking and keeping a selfie of you with your dog on your phone so you can prove ownership if separated; –Partnering with a neighbor to check…

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Now that winter is over, you know what time of year is here in Illinois- CONSTRUCTION season! If you travel in the area near our Elgin hospital, you may have noticed quite a bit of road construction underway lately.  The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction of an entrance ramp from northbound Randall Road…

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