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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Horsing Around

In 1983, I received my very own “Trigger.” A palomino mare saddled with the highly original name of Goldie. Everything changed from there. Had there been no Gol ...

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Diagnostic Crotch Sniffing?

Five dogs (Labs and Golden retrievers) were trained to detect contaminated urine in scent detection boxes. When they came across a contaminated urine sample, t ...

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Zika Virus and Animals

To recap, Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus related to West Nile virus and dengue virus. Most people that are infected don’t get sick at all, and when they ...

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Skunky McSkunkface: Skunk Spray Can be Lethal

skunk small BigStock Everyone knows about the hazards that skunk spray poses to your nostrils: a drive on a warm summer day is often ruined for a few minutes ...

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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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ADR: Learning from History

And thus, one of the most colorful acronyms in veterinary medicine is born. ADR: Ain’t Doin’ Right.The conversation between the client and receptionist usually ...

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