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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Pet spay-neuter studies spotlight health risks, benefits

Photo by Jasmine Rose Penter Loki, a rescued mixed-breed dog living in Oregon, is shown at 6 months old, shortly after he was castrated and adopted. Pets comm ...

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Cryptorchidism (Retained Testicles) in Dogs and Cats

Cryptorchidism is a condition in which a male’s testicles have not descended (dropped) into the scrotum. At birth, a male puppy’s or kitten’s testicles are loca ...

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Nighttime Waking in Senior Dogs

Diagnosis and Clinical SignsThere are many reasons an older dog may have difficulty sleeping at night. Dogs do get cognitive dysfunction, which is similar to d ...

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Hairballs in Cats

"He's throwing up hairballs all the time. I'm tired of stepping on slimy hair."To the client, the problem is simple.But to the veterinarian, it's much more comp ...

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Do Dogs Even Get Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

One night after Halloween, the emergency clinic where I was working received an odd call. “Animal Emergency, may we help you?” “Umm….our puppy has been acting s ...

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Is there a Health Risk with Urban Chickens?

Bigstock Chickens Urban chickens continue to be in the news, with debate about instituting (or enforcing) bylaws banning or restricting the raising of chicke ...

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