Hobson Valley Animal Clinic

6720 Rt 53
Woodridge, IL 60517

(630)852-1995

www.hobsonvalleyanimalclinic.com

                  Education on pet health issues is a job we take seriously  at Hobson Valley Animal Clinic.

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Imaging Tests (Radiology Options)

Imaging in veterinary medicine has advanced greatly since the first radiographs (x-rays) were taken of pets just decades ago. Now there is a multitude of imagin ...

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Thunderstorms

Reactions to thunderstorms are not uncommon: loud noises from overhead are difficult to orient to. While many dogs get accustomed to storms (habituation), other ...

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Giardia and Giardiasis

Giardiasis is the intestinal disease caused by the parasite Giardia duodenalis (syn. G. intestinalis, G. lamblia). Giardiasis affects dogs, cats, and people. In ...

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Fears, Anxieties and Phobias

It is natural to avoid situations that may be dangerous. Fears may range from a normal startle response to a sudden noise to an extreme phobia that interferes ...

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The View from Under a Horse

The view is better from the back of a horse. The view from under a horse lends a whole new perspective. As the hooves skimmed my chest and face, missing by inc ...

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Once mum, gum maker to disclose xylitol content

Photo courtesy of Country Court Animal Hospital Dr. Janet Dornhoff, shown with her pets, had two frustrating experiences with a gum maker when she tried to fi ...

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