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Canine Influenza

April 13, 2015

This is the latest information about the Canine Influenza (dog flu) outbreak in the Chicago area. This is a new strain from Asia. It is not known if the available vaccine is protective for this new virus strain but it will likely decrease the length and severity of the disease. Dogs that go to dog parks, day care, boarding or grooming are the most likely to be exposed and may benefit from the vaccine. Contact us if you are interested in having your dog vaccinated. We will be ordering a supply of the vaccine.

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It  is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs CLICK ON THE READ MORE BUTTON BELOW

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What is Propylene Glycol?

April 9, 2015

The compound, used in pet food, human food and a variety of other products, is vilified by some, dismissed by others. But what is it, really? Ever heard of propylene glycol? Sick of hearing about propylene glycol? Maybe you recognize it as an ingredient in “pet-friendly” antifreeze. Maybe you haven’t given it a moment’s thought until a recent lawsuit claimed it to be a toxic ingredient in Nestlé Purina’s Beneful dog food and clients started asking—after consulting with the Internet, of course…….. CLICK ON THE READ MORE BUTTON BELOW TO GET THE FULL ARTICLE

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Spring Pet Poisons For Dogs and Cats

April 9, 2015

Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! That said, we need to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants can be for our pets. Here is a list of some of the most common spring plants and their toxicities… so you know how to pet-proof your garden and keep your pet safe!  CLICK ON THE READ MORE BUTTON BELOW TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE.

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