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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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We Love Pets

As a veterinary practice, we see all different kinds of cats and dogs – from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, and from Sphinxes to Maine Coons. Although some pets who come in are specially-abled and may require a little more attention. Some of the common specially-abled dogs that we see here at Blum are three-legged, blind, deaf or have hind limb paralysis.
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Getting Whisked Away – How to Avoid Whisker Stress

While cats’ whiskers are adorable and give some cats character, they actually serve a really important purpose for our feline friends. Whiskers are touch receptors for cat and can even help them see in the dark! At the end of each whisker there is a receptor that sends signals to a cat’s brain and nervous system to help them detect and comprehend their environment.
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