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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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Heartworm Disease in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Heartworm Disease in Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Lincoln Park. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Lincoln Park vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Lincoln Park vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Numerous cat illnesses and their symptoms may worry you, or even be fatal if left untreated for too long. Our Lincoln Park vets offer insight on signs and symptoms to be aware of.

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Lincoln Park vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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