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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Dogs Don't Get Heart Attacks, But They Do Get This

Dogs almost never develop the same sort of hardening of the arteries, known as atherosclerosis, that makes middle-aged men and women clutch their chests, drop ...

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Canine influenza expert calls for better border protection

As the H3N2 strain of canine influenza circulates beyond Chicago, Illinois and spreads to other Midwestern states — Wisconsin and Indiana among them — one exper ...

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Why Do Cats Pee in the House? Part 1: The Pet Owner's Perspective

I don't mean it has a toilet; it actually has two. I mean the entire house has been used as though it were a toilet by my cat, Dickens. Mr. Sensitive is about 1 ...

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TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) in Dogs

If your dog has been diagnosed with a torn cranial cruciate ligament, you will probably be considering surgical treatment options that may include a tibial plat ...

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Old MacDonald Had a Backyard

Though I’ve spent a lot of time trekking through pastures and pens, I live in the epitome of suburbia – a university town just outside the state capital. Conseq ...

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Zoonotic disease dangers present legal risks to veterinarians

When humans contract diseases from their pets, the consequences, in rare instances, can carry legal ramifications for their veterinarians. It's a scenario Dr. ...

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