Elmwood-Grove Animal Hospital

8035 West Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

(708)456-6700

www.elmwoodvet.com

Pacemakers in Dogs and Cats

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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My Neighbor Poisoned my Dog!

Of all the odd phenomena that I have witnessed in 18 years of veterinary emergency medicine, one stands out as perhaps the oddest and most annoying:  the unshak ...

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Hair Today and Not Gone Tomorrow

The other morning I looked up just as the sun highlighted my son, who was holding and petting our white cat Rocky. I stood in awe of the amount of hair falling ...

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Secondhand Smoke around Dogs and Cats

We all know the hazards of smoking tobacco in humans and that even secondhand smoke has been shown to cause illness and death in non-smokers.  Now, Veterinary N ...

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Slithering Snakes!

I wrote these discharge instructions when I was an intern. Recently, as I scanned the list of discharge instructions I'd written for various diseases I noticed ...

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Fireworks Fear in Pets

Summer is full of celebrations involving fireworks. Canada has Canada Day on July 1, the USA has Independence Day on July 4, and France has Bastille Day on July ...

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