Urgent Warning about Human Topical Pain Medications

If you or someone in your household uses a topical pain relief medication containing flurbiprofen please read this urgent warning from the FDA (click here). There have been reports of serious illness and death of cats exposed to these medications when used by humans.  It is unknown if any dogs have been affected but it [...]

By |2018-06-19T17:33:05+00:00April 27th, 2015|News|

Dog Flu Outbreak

Over the past several weeks, there has been an outbreak of Canine Flu in the Chicago area (click here for news story). More than 1,000 cases have been reported and at least 5 dogs have died from this virus.  If your pet goes to boarding, day care or grooming facilities we highly recommend having your [...]

By |2018-06-19T17:33:05+00:00April 9th, 2015|News|

7 Things Everyone Should Know About Ticks

All ticks come in small, medium and large sizes.Ticks have four main life stages: eggs (the smallest size), larvae (equivalent to a grain of sand) nymphs (the medium size, about the size of a poppy seed) and adults (the largest size, about the size of an apple seed). Ticks crawl up.Ticks live on the ground no [...]

By |2018-06-19T17:33:05+00:00April 4th, 2015|Daily Blog|

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