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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After the Loss, Pet Owners Tell their Pet's Story

‘Cognitive dysfunction’ and ‘sarcopenia’ are as close to a diagnosis as my wife and I (both veterinary specialists) can come to after several rounds of testing, ...

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Why Whiskers is Whisked off to the Back Room

Photo by Dr. Gregory Tackett A few nights ago, I was at rehearsal for our local community symphonic band, where I play keyboard percussion — xylophone, bell ...

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Bones are Unsafe for Your Dog, No Bones about It

(This article was produced by the FDA)You’ve just finished a big weekend family dinner and you are wondering what to do with the bones from the ham and roast, ...

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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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Natural Pet Food from Mother Nature

I'm fed up with "natural" equating "so much healthier to eat than processed crap." We see the claim "natural!!!" in so many manufactured food products, pet and ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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