Archives for Pet Safety

How to Have a Pawsitive Holiday Season

There is so much going on during the holiday season but keeping your pet safe during all the festivities is important. Here are some tips from Dr. Natalie Marks, co-owner and veterinarian at Blum, to make sure your holidays stay joyful and your furry family members remain healthy.
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Howl-o-ween Pet Safety

During the Halloween festivities, Americans typically purchase 600 million pounds of candy, 90 million pounds of chocolate candy and spend $420 million on Halloween pet costumes. Emergency and toxicology calls increase by 12 percent during the week of Halloween, which makes this holiday the busiest time of year for the Pet Poison Hotline. Keeping pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky during this spooky time of year!
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July 4th Celebrations – How to Make It Pet Friendly

While you may live far enough away to avoid the noise from the bi-weekly fireworks at Navy Pier, the 4th of July celebrations typically bring fireworks to our Lakeview neighborhood. Many pets are not use to the loud firework pops and can easily become frightened or anxious. Here are some things to consider before the festivities next week.
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Hot Rods Turns Pets into Hot Dogs

With summer officially underway, the weather in Chicago will continue to heat up. While you may be used to driving around Lakeview or Lincoln Park with your pup, there are some important things to remember before leaving them in the car.
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