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.

Please enjoy the following articles on animal health. You'll find the topics update continuously. 

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Blood Work is a Basic Evaluation Tool

What does it mean when a veterinarian says she needs to run some blood work on your pet? Blood work - presurgical or otherwise - is usually a combination of a c ...

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Why Should I Give her Back?

Recently my friend lost her dog. A gate was accidentally left open and away the dog went. Not knowing what has happened to her dog has been hard for her to live ...

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

My house is a toilet.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 ...

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Horsing Around

When I was a little girl, my horses were plastic and had halters made of yarn. They were stabled on my bookcase, dresser, floor, and occasionally in the dollhou ...

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My Neighbor Poisoned my Dog!

Of all the odd phenomena that I have witnessed in 18 years of veterinary emergency medicine, one stands out as perhaps the oddest and most annoying:  the unshak ...

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