Vernon Hills Animal Hospital

1260 South Butterfield
Mundelein, IL 60060

(847)367-4070

www.vhah.com

PTSD Can Occur in Companion Animals after Disasters

Dogs and cats who survive disasters can suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in the same way as their owners and for the same reasons: being placed in an ...

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Chocolate Toxicity Signs in Dogs

Most pet owners know that chocolate is bad for dogs and can cause significant problems for a dog; cats are usually too finicky to eat it. But what signs of choc ...

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Pet treats: Does 'Made in USA' mean safe?

Whether the “made in China” part is responsible for the apparent problem with jerky is unproven.“Are we seeing more of these cases (of illness) from jerky tre ...

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Neuropathic Pain in Dogs and Cats

Neuropathic pain is an abnormal painful response. It is caused by injury to or disease of the nerves, spinal cord or parts of the brain that are involved in rec ...

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is caused by Rickettsia rickettsii. This intracellular parasite is transmitted to dogs through the bite of an infected tick. ...

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Blood Clots: A Stroke of Bad Luck

Strokes in people account for a huge amount of medical misery and expense. They are a leading cause of death and disability for humans. Strokes come in two majo ...

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