Too Hot in the Car!

Although we don’t usually worry about extreme heat until July or August, even these late spring days can be dangerous for pets in cars. We wanted to remind everyone as we get into these warmer months- never leave your pet unattended in a parked car for any period of time. On a warm day, the…

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Lost Dog Awareness Tips

According to the American Humane Association, over 10 million pets go missing in the United States every year, and since it’s Lost Dog Awareness Day, we thought we’d share some useful tips for keeping your pet safe and what to do if your pet goes missing. What you can do to help protect your pet…

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Marijuana & Pets- What You Should Know

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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Pet-Proof Your Thanksgiving Holiday

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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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9 Halloween Hazards for Your Pet

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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October is National Animal Safety & Protection Month

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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Pet Preparedness Month Tips

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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