Monthly Archives November 2013

On The Road Again….Keeping Your Pets Safe on Car Rides While Fending Off Motion Sickness

The holidays are right around the corner and for many of us here in Chicago, this time of year means piling into the car and traveling to see family.  But just as we buckle up the kids and make sure they’re safe (and occupied!) for the trip, we need to do the same with our furry family members.  We’ve got some tips on ways to help prevent motion sickness for our pets while keeping them safe and secure.
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Fluffy, It’s Cold Outside!

It’s official- winter has arrived here in Chicago and Jack Frost is settling in for a long stay.  Whether you welcome the drop in temperatures or yearn for the balmy days of summer, one thing is for sure- bundling up and staying warm is imperative!  And that includes keeping our furry friends warm and safe this season.  
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Blum Animal Hospital Veteran’s Day Drive- Please Help!

Veteran’s Day is Monday, November 11th and to support the incredible men and women who served our country, Blum Animal Hospital is collecting pet supplies all month long for a very special volunteer-run and non-profit organization: Pets for Vets.  According to the Pets for Vets website, “studies have shown that pets can be tremendously helpful in the rehabilitation process of someone suffering from PTSD or depression.”  Pets for Vets Chicago matches up eligible veterans with shelter dogs who have been
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