Dear Friends, As some of you may have heard, as of December 9, Veterinary Specialty Center will no longer be providing emergency and specialty services at the location next door to Medical District Veterinary Clinic. While we have enjoyed a working relationship with VSC at Illinois over the past four years, the change does allow us […]
Veterinary technicians are vital to our practice and to the care of your pets. If we were to compare a veterinary technician to a position in the human medicine field, they play a role very similar to a registered nurse (RN). October 16-22 was National Veterinary Technician Week. I would like to let our clients […]
We are excited to introduce you to our two monarch caterpillars on display, Logan and Pilsen! This fall, Veterinary Behavior at Illinois and Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois are teaming up to promote the conservation of one of our favorite insects—the monarch butterfly. This captivating insect is not only a beautiful summer guest of […]
In recent weeks there has been an increased surge of coughing dogs in Chicago. We had been free of suspected flu cases for well over a month here at Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois. But two weeks ago, we had one confirmed case followed immediately by six subsequent cases that were highly suspicious of […]
The recent canine influenza outbreak in Chicago is caused by a different strain of the virus than was earlier assumed. According to laboratory scientists at Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin, the outbreak is caused by a virus related to Asian strains of influenza A H3N2 viruses—not the H3N8 strain. Both strains can cause high fever, loss […]
In recent weeks we have seen a large number of coughing dogs here in Chicago. Most of the affected dogs have a history of frequenting day care, boarding facilities, and dog parks. At this time I recommend avoiding these facilities to help protect your dog, even if he/she has been vaccinated for “canine cough.” Why […]
Due to popular demand, we will continue to offer a 10% discount (and a 15% discount to all UIC students, faculty and staff) on ALL dental procedures that occur within the months of February AND MARCH! Call us to set up an appointment for your dog or cat today at 312-226-2588!
A healthy smile means a healthy pet. We’re celebrating Pet Dental Health Month with a 10% discount on all dental services throughout the month of February. Bonus: UIC students, faculty and staff (with current I-cards) will receive a 15% dental discount during this time. Call for an appointment today.
The holiday season is a feast for the senses — bright lights and candles, mouthwatering treats and shiny, festive decor — which means it’s also filled with potentially hazardous temptations for your furry friends. So before you extend the holiday cheer to your animal companions, check out our “Naughty and Nice” list for tips on […]
We are honored to have our clinic and new medical director, Dr. Sullivan, featured on the Big Ten Network’s blog, BTN LiveBIG!. Read the article to learn more about Dr. Sullivan and the teaching that happens in our clinic. You’ll also learn about a high-tech feature installed within our surgical suite! View the full article.