Elmwood-Grove Animal Hospital

8035 West Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

(708)456-6700

www.elmwoodvet.com

Dog vs. Porcupine: Same Winner Every Time

I can also guarantee that the dog will never learn that the porcupine has no need to run away. Why would a porcupine run? He may only have one defense, but it's ...

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Electronic Cigarettes are Toxic to Pets

Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigs, are marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking.  They are also referred to as personal vaporizers or electronic ...

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Heart Murmurs

My pet has a heart murmur – what does this mean?A heart murmur is one of several types of abnormal sounds your veterinarian can hear when listening to your pet ...

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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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Flabbalanche! Obesity Impacts Pets, Too

How did we get into this sad and expansive state of affairs? In some respects, we are victims of our own successes and technological advances. Our excesses come ...

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Veterinarians say pharmacists change prescriptions without asking

VIN News Service photos Costco is one of a growing number of national chains with pharmacies now filling veterinary prescriptions. In one store in Washington ...

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