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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The Monster in the Medicine Cabinet

It’s a common horror-movie trope: unsuspecting schmuck closes the medicine cabinet door only to reveal the monster/vengeful ghost/poltergeist in the mirror behi ...

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When microchips muddle pet ownership status

The day a new client brought in a friendly terrier mix she’d found as a stray, Dr. Meghan Ellis was just trying to do the right thing by scanning the dog for a ...

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Why Cats Lick People: It's Not just a Matter of Taste

As kids we thought it was pretty funny and weird and I've always wondered why he did it. Was there some reason that he found those particular bits of flesh irr ...

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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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Why Do I keep You? Let me Count the Ways

It goes without saying that no matter whether we consider ourselves a pet parent, owner, guardian, or BFF, there are times (few or many, depending) when we hav ...

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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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