Elmwood-Grove Animal Hospital

8035 West Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

(708)456-6700

www.elmwoodvet.com

Lipomas (Fatty Lumps)

A lipoma is a soft, round, moveable lump or bump of fatty tissue under the skin. Because they do not cause pain, infection, or hair loss, they’re usually spotte ...

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Pet spay-neuter studies spotlight health risks, benefits

Photo by Jasmine Rose Penter Loki, a rescued mixed-breed dog living in Oregon, is shown at 6 months old, shortly after he was castrated and adopted. Pets comm ...

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Vaccine FAQ and General Information

Why do Baby Animals Need a Series of Shots and how many do they Need?When a baby kitten or puppy is born, its immune system is not yet mature; the baby is wide ...

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Thunderstorms

Reactions to thunderstorms are not uncommon: loud noises from overhead are difficult to orient to. While many dogs get accustomed to storms (habituation), other ...

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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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