Dundee Animal Hospital Blog

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Know the Dangers of Blue-Green Algae for Pets

Summertime is just around the corner, but here in Illinois, we’re already seeing much warmer temperatures than normal in June. And that means fun in the sun and cooling off in the water for both people and pets. However, there are dangers lurking on top of and in the water, and one of the most…

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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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A Message from our Practice Manager

As the Practice Manager, it’s my role to lead our team and offer support and guidance to handle any situation.  Since our staff is now separated into groups and I’m confined to the office where I have to read emails or take calls from staff instead of handling things in person, I rarely get to…

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Why Cat & Dog Teeth Cleaning Matters in Kane County, IL

As we close out National Pet Dental Month, we’d like to finish off with a video to help you better understand why cat and dog teeth cleaning is 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…

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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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Fresh New Faces at Dundee Animal Hospital!

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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Pet-Proof Your Thanksgiving Holiday

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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National Animal Safety & Protection Month

October is 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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