All About Heart – Heartworm Awareness

With April being National Heartworm Awareness month, it is important to understand exactly what heartworm disease is and how you can prevent your dog from developing it. A common misconception about heartworm disease is that dogs who live in Chicago are not at risk. This map from the American Heartworm Society shows this is not the case!
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Paws With a Cause – How You Can Help

April 2 was World Autism Awareness Day but helping to kick off Autism Awareness Month, Blum announced they are partnering with Paws With a Cause for an amazing purpose. Over the next year, we are hoping to raise $30,000 to sponsor a service dog for a Chicago family with an autistic child!
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Important Vaccines for Chicagoland Dogs

With spring break coming up for many families, boarding your dog may be necessary. Even if your furry family member is only going to daycare or the dog parks, there are two vaccines that your dog should receive before interacting with other pups –Leptospirosis and Canine Influenza, the H3N2 strain. Both diseases have had recent outbreaks in Chicago, so it is important your dog be protected!
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