Hobson Valley Animal Clinic

6720 Rt 53
Woodridge, IL 60517

(630)852-1995

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                  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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Classroom Pets: Things to Consider

PetSmart and the Pet Care Trust have a "Pets in the Classroom" program where kindergarten to grade six teachers can get support for having a pet in the classro ...

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Side Effects: The Other Side of the Coin

If only the world agreed with our intent 100% of the time.Side effects are unintended or secondary effects of drugs. Some are good, surprising, or beneficial. S ...

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Ticks: Arthropod Parasites

Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts.  Ticks like motion, warm temperatures from body heat, and the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals, ...

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The View from Under a Horse

The view is better from the back of a horse. The view from under a horse lends a whole new perspective. As the hooves skimmed my chest and face, missing by inc ...

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Nuclear Cat Poop

I have a cat.Since I’m a veterinarian, that probably doesn’t come as a big surprise to many.But I have a...radioactive cat!That’s right – I have a dyed-in-the-w ...

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Pacemakers

Just like people, some pets need a pacemaker to keep their hearts ticking.  This article provides general information about why a pet might require a pacemaker, ...

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