Dundee Animal Hospital Blog

Cat Drooling

Why is My Cat Drooling?

Why is My Cat Drooling?   At some point, you may notice that your cat starts to suddenly drool when they have never done this before. Cats can drool for several reasons. In this article, we will discuss those reasons and what it means when your cat drools.   Drooling Since Birth From the time…

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Cute white maltese dog at grooming salon

5 Reasons Why Dog Grooming is Important

5 Reasons Why Dog Grooming is Important in Kane County, IL Grooming can sometimes feel like an intimidating task; however, the benefits for your dog truly outweigh the challenges. Fluffy puppies get mats. Long nails can cause pain and other issues. Skin irritations can lead to infections and other things we may not know need…

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Hairballs: What are They, and How Do I Prevent Them?

Cat Hairballs: What are They, and How Do I Prevent Them?   Cats are pretty cute, but they can also occasionally make their human’s lives a little “hairy” and one of the most common problems that cat owners face is hairballs. Cats groom themselves by licking their fur and swallowing it, which can result in…

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Dog Heartworm Symptoms

What are the Signs of Heartworms in Dogs?

What are the Signs of Heartworms in Dogs? Heartworm disease is one of the most common diseases found in dogs, and if your pet is not on a monthly preventative that is used year-round, there’s always a risk they could contract heartworms, too. As a responsible pet owner, it’s up to you to learn how…

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Puppy in Kane County, IL

New Puppy Training Tips in Kane County, IL

New Puppy Training Tips in Kane County, IL   Adding a new puppy to your family is always exciting! Puppies are adorable and fun, but when you get them home, the real work begins. You must teach your puppy what behaviors are acceptable and which ones are not. Most puppies are ready and willing to…

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2021 NKCC Business of the Year

We’re Northern Kane County Chamber’s 2021 Business of the Year!

We’re Northern Kane County Chamber’s 2021 Business of the Year! As a business that has provided care for pets in Dundee, Elgin, Algonquin, and neighboring cities & towns for over 60 years, we know that an important part of being a small business is supporting our fellow local businesses and non-profits. Giving back to our…

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Cat Vomiting Kane County IL

Why is My Cat Vomiting in Kane County, IL?

Why is My Cat Vomiting in Kane County, IL? If you have a cat, chances are good you’ve had to clean up cat vomit before. But have you ever wondered what’s causing your cat to vomit in the first place? If so, you’re not alone. In the article below, we’ll explore some of the most…

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shedding dog in kane county, il

6 Tips to Reduce Your Dog’s Shedding

Do you have a dog who sheds a lot? Or even a dog who sheds a little bit? Do you want to find some useful methods for preventing or reducing the amount of shedding that comes from your dog? If any of this sounds like you, then you’ve come to the right place! In this…

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Pet Fire Safety Tips

The Three P’s of Pet Fire Safety

The Three P’s of Pet Fire Safety July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day and we wanted to share the three P’s of protecting your pets when it comes to fires. Including your pets in your fire safety plan is the the best way to protect them from the effects of a fire.  The…

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dog in car- summer travel tips

Summer Pet Travel Tips- The ABCs

Summer Pet Travel Tips- The ABCs Summertime means vacation…and TRAVEL!  After being cooped up last year, more of us than ever are hitting the road or flying the friendly skies to enjoy a little rest and relaxation away from home this summer.  Whether it’s flying with Fluffy or driving with Daisy, we have some summer…

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