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Pet Owner’s Guide to the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and despite the date on the calendar, we are grappling with 60-degree Chicago weather. This helps make the Hallmark Channel’s holiday movie marathon seem a tad bit more inappropriate than normal and also augments my somewhat resentful feelings about premature holiday music leaking from every single possible place in the world. And again, […]

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Greyhound Overcomes Rare Condition

A rare but life-threatening condition called “exertional rhabdomyolysis” recently afflicted a patient of the Medical District Veterinary Clinic at Illinois. This complicated term refers to extreme muscle damage that occurs as a result of short, high-intensity workouts. Affected animals may appear dehydrated, painful, weak, disoriented, and nauseous. Rhabdomyolytic attacks can happen to any animal or […]

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Honoring Service Dogs

September is National Service Dog Month, which is all about honoring the hardworking dogs that serve individuals with disabilities of all kinds. It is also meant to celebrate the people who contribute to their success. In honor of this special celebration, below are some interesting facts about service dogs. Service Dogs Can Be Any Color, […]

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