Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

By |2021-02-06T20:54:52-06:00November 23, 2020|

The last thing you want to do on any holiday is having to run to the emergency room with your four-legged friend. Despite being an exciting holiday filled with family and friends, it can be a stressful time for your four-legged pals. Depending on your family’s traditions, you may start prepping those favorite dishes days

How to Groom a Dog at Home

By |2020-12-16T10:40:05-06:00May 27, 2020|

If you’ve been perusing the web recently, you’ve probably stumbled upon a few videos of how to cut your hair at home during this pandemic. With hair salons closing up their doors until further notice, we’ve all been forced to be a little more creative with hair care solutions. Not only have we picked up

Can Dogs and Cats Get Coronavirus? Vets Say Don’t Panic

By |2020-12-16T14:14:42-06:00March 13, 2020|

In a time where many people have questions about their health and safety concerning the coronavirus, families are also worried about how the coronavirus could affect their pets. In addition to the common dog questions, such as can a dog catch human colds or human flu, and similar queries surrounding cats, one of the primary

Fear Free Vet Clinics: An Interview with a DVM & a CVT

By |2020-12-16T10:09:36-06:00February 12, 2020|

The Prudent Pet blog the increasingly popular practice of the Fear Free certification, a program that provides online and in-person education for veterinary specialists to make vet visits less stressful for animals and their humans. However, we were eager to learn more from professionals in our local Chicago veterinary community about how becoming Fear Free

Reduce Pet Stress and Anxiety with Fear Free Vet Clinics

By |2021-02-08T20:06:53-06:00February 10, 2020|

It’s been shown that dogs recognize the route to their veterinarian’s office and can show signs of stress before they even arrive. Similarly, cats may be affected by stress hours after a car ride – no matter their final destination. Pet parents have the option of taking their pets to hospitals and clinics that specialize

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