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Our Lincoln Park veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Diagnosing, Treating & Preventing Heatstroke in Dogs

Diagnosing, Treating & Preventing Heatstroke in Dogs

As temperatures rise the risk of heatstroke in dogs rises along with it. Heatstroke is a serious condition that can be fatal for pets if not treated immediately so knowing the signs, and what to do if your dog has heatstroke could save your pup's life. Our Lincoln Park vets explain...

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All About Dog Rehabilitation

All About Dog Rehabilitation

Physical rehabilitation for dogs is much like physiotherapy for people, it is designed to help reduce pain while improving strength, flexibility, endurance and overall function. In today's post, our Lincoln Park vets explain what dog rehabilitation is and the methods used.

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Pet Emergencies That Require Veterinary Care

Pet Emergencies That Require Veterinary Care

If you have a cat or dog, veterinary emergencies can strike at any time. But how do you know when your pet needs emergency care, and what should you do? Our Lincoln Park vets answer these questions and more.

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How much should I feed my dog?

How much should I feed my dog?

Helping your dog to maintain a healthy weight, while meeting all of their nutritional requirements, is one of the best ways to help your dog live a long and healthy life. To help you figure out how much you should be feeding your dog, follow these tips from our Lincoln Park vets.

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Reasons for Cats Throwing Up

Reasons for Cats Throwing Up

All cats will throw up now and again, but frequent or severe vomiting may be a sign that your cat is suffering from something more serious than hairballs. Today our Lincoln Park vets discuss the reasons why your cat may keep throwing up, and when to worry.

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Treatment for Dog Yeast Infections

Treatment for Dog Yeast Infections

Is your dog being tormented by irritated, itchy patches of skin? If so, they might have a yeast infection. Today, our Lincoln Park vets look at how yeast infections are caused, the symptoms, and how your dog's yeast infection can be treated.

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Signs of Choking in Pets & What To Do

Signs of Choking in Pets & What To Do

If something gets lodged in your pet's mouth or throat and they start to choke you will need to take action fast! Below, our Lincoln Park vets share some steps to take if your dog or cat is choking.

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TPLO Surgery For Dogs

TPLO Surgery For Dogs

An injured cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) is painful for dogs, seriously restricting their ability to walk or run normally, but surgery can often help. Today our Lincoln Park vets explain more about cruciate injuries in dogs, and how TPLO surgery could help to restore your dog's mobility.

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What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

Diarrhea in dogs is a common source of distress for pet owners. If your canine companion is suffering from diarrhea your top priority will be curing the issue. Today our Lincoln Park vets explain some common causes, and how to stop diarrhea in dogs.

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Why won't my cat eat?

Why won't my cat eat?

If your cat suddenly decides to stop eating, you're bound to be concerned. Is it time to rush your kitty to the emergency vet or should you wait until your vet is available? Today, our Lincoln Park vets share common reasons why cats stop eating, and ways to tell if it’s an emergency situation.

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