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5 Easy Tips to Take the Fear Out of July 4th for Your Pet

“I love fire works!” – No pet ever! From a pet perspective, loud and unpredictable noises partnered with bright flashing lights are threatening and alarming.  Here are 5 ways to keep your pet comfortable during the Fourth of July festivities!  Don’t take your pet with you to watch the fireworks. This is for not only your pet’s safety and the safety of others, but also to prevent negative emotional impact.  Leave them safely confined in your home with their favorite treat or toy. Use a calming pheromone spray to help your pet stay relaxed. We recommend Adaptil for dogs and
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Fear Free Cheers for New Year’s

Just like the 4th of July, New Year’s celebrations can cause stress for pets. Whether it be loud sounds, celebratory noisemakers or fireworks, or strangers at your home for a party, all these things can cause undue anxiety for your furry family members. Here are some tips on how to make New Year’s Eve Fear Free!
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“Georgia” On My Mind

This week we are featuring Georgia, a spunky 7-month-old Matipoo, who is owned by one of our technicians, Megan VanParis. We see all different types of dogs and cats here at Blum, and some of our pets need a little more special attention than others.
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Fear Free Certified!

We are so excited to announce that Blum Animal Hospital has become the first animal hospital in not only Chicago or Lakeview, but in the entire state of Illinois, to become Fear Free Certified!
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