Tough Pill to Swallow? Not With Specially-Designed Pill Pockets for Pets!

Pet owners are key players when it comes to executing an effective treatment plan. Whether they’re managing a pet’s weight with healthy meal portions or providing substantial opportunities for exercise and environmental enrichment, it is their critical involvement that gets results.  Administering pet medications at home can also be a…

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The Benefits of Buying Medication Through Your Vet

Pets, like their humans, can benefit from preventive medicines, including vaccinations, parasite protection, and dermatological treatments for sensitive skin. If you purchase prescribed medications at our clinic or online store, you can be sure that each product is safe for your pet. Your Pet’s Annual Exam–Catching Health Issues at the…

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The Very Real Threat of Coyotes to Your Pet

If you’ve seen a coyote recently, you are not alone. These highly adaptable animals are becoming more common in and around developed areas, including Wheaton, due in large part to the sheer variety of possible shelters and abundant refuse to eat. Coyotes have certainly earned their place on the food…

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Get Your Home Pet Ready for the Holiday Season

With so much hustle and bustle around the holidays, it’s important to remember furry members of the family that might need a little extra care. Since your home may be filled with more hazardous items and more people than normal, it’s necessary to take preventive measures to keep your pets…

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Pet-Friendly Thanksgiving: Gratefulness for Your Pet

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, gratitude is at the forefront of many of our minds. At Wheaton Animal Hospital, we are thankful for the amazing patients, clients, and staff that have helped our practice become what it is today. And we hope that, in turn, you are thankful for all…

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Indoor Enrichment Ideas to Reduce Pet Boredom

Some pets aren’t exactly demanding when it comes to their environment, but they still enjoy and benefit from having interesting things to do. Other animals require consistent activities to keep destructive or dangerous behaviors at bay. Wherever your pet lands on this spectrum, it is crucial to engage them every…

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Adopt-a-Dog Month: Benefits of Dog Parenthood

You know you want to bring a furry companion into your home. You’ve talked about all the reasons you shouldn’t do it. The benefits of having a dog in your life might just outweigh any objection. Let’s talk about that! Love in Motion. That’s a Dog Amore! What can an…

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5 Most Googled Dog Questions

Dog lovers have loads of questions about their pets. Dog behavior can seem strange to us, but we love ‘em anyway! Here are some top questions and answers for you dog lovers: #5.  Why Do Dogs Eat Grass? Popular opinion tells us that dogs eat grass because their tummies are…

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5 Common Cat Questions Answered!

One in three households in the U.S. includes a cat among its family members. Cats are so very appealing thanks to their range of quirky personalities. Many cat lovers are compelled to find ways to understand the mysteries of their pets and, naturally, look to the internet for answers. We’ve…

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FIV/FeLV in Cats: What You Should Know

We hear a lot about feline leukemia (FeLV) and wonder if it’s safe for infected cats to be around human babies and other household pets. The truth is that feline leukemia affects cats, not other animals or people. The same is true of feline immunodeficiency (FIV). There is no evidence…

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