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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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Signs of Ear Infections in Dogs

Signs of Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are a common reason why dogs are brought in to be examined by our Lincoln Park vets. Today we discuss the signs of ear infections in dogs and what you should do if you think that your pup's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.

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Are cat colds the same as human colds?

Are cat colds the same as human colds?

Is your cat lethargic, sneezing or suffering from watery eyes? If so your feline friend might have a cold. Here, our Lincoln Park vets discuss the symptoms of cat colds and when your kitty should see a vet.

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Healing Dog Wounds Quickly

Healing Dog Wounds Quickly

Not every dog cut or scrape that your dog gets will need veterinary care but it is important that your dog's injuries are treated properly to prevent infection and promote proper healing. Help your dog to heal quickly from a wound by following these first aid tips from our Lincoln Park vets.

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Grooming Anxiety in Dogs & What To Do

Grooming Anxiety in Dogs & What To Do

Our Lincoln Park vets know that you do all you can to help your dog stay happy and confident, but many dogs become anxious and scared when it comes to grooming time. Here are a few tips to help make grooming easier for you and your four-legged friend.

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Grooming Basics for Dogs & Cats

Grooming Basics for Dogs & Cats

Keeping your dog or cat well groomed is an important part of regular pet care. If you're new to pet grooming try following these easy tips from our Lincoln Park vets, to help you get started.

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Why Grooming Is Important for Your Dog's Health & Well-Being

Why Grooming Is Important for Your Dog's Health & Well-Being

Even if your dog's coat looks neat and tidy grooming provides a host of less obvious health benefits and shouldn't be skipped. In today's post, our team at Dix Animal Hospital discusses the importance of dog grooming.

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Cat Dry Heaving - Causes & What To Do

Cat Dry Heaving - Causes & What To Do

It's really unpleasant to witness your cat dry heaving, but rest assured that in many cases dry heaving in cats is harmless. That said, there are also some serious health concerns that could cause your cat to dry heave. Our Lincoln Park vets explain...

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When to Start Grooming Your Puppy & What You Will Need

When to Start Grooming Your Puppy & What You Will Need

When should you start grooming your puppy, what tools will you need, and what needs to be done to ensure your pup is groomed properly? Our Dix Animal Hospital vets can answer all those questions for you.

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My Cat Won't Eat - Is This an Emergency?

My Cat Won't Eat - Is This an Emergency?

If your kitty suddenly refuses to eat, you're bound to be concerned. In today's post, our Lincoln Park vets explain a few reasons why cats stop eating, provide tips on how to help your cat regain their appetite, and when to head to the vet.

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Blood in Dog Stool - Causes & What to Do

Blood in Dog Stool - Causes & What to Do

Our Lincoln Park vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. Which means that you also have a pretty good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your dog. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop? 

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