The Profound Impact of a Cat-Friendly Practice

It’s not easy to find a veterinary hospital that checks all the boxes. Often, it comes down to the people you meet at the hospital. It is essential that you like and respect everyone that directly or indirectly handles your pet. Your positive interactions build trust and confidence and influence…

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There’s Nothing Better Than a New Kitten

Baby animals win us over. Even the most immoveable people out there are easily warmed by the innocent and playful natures of fuzzy, furry, wide-eyed, uncoordinated baby animals. Kittens are among the most adored baby animals out there, and we simply cannot resist them. This partially explains why many people…

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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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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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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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Urinary Problems in Dogs and Cats

Just like humans, dogs and cats are susceptible to issues that affect the urinary tract. These problems can range from mild discomfort to serious medical issues. The urinary tract, which consists of the kidneys, the bladder, the urethra, and the uterus in females, can easily come into contact with bacteria,…

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Keep It Local and Shop at Our Veterinary Online Store

Whether it’s groceries or garden supplies, books or clothing, there’s nothing like shopping online. Just last year alone, consumers spent over $800 billion with internet retailers, an increase of 44 percent from 2019. Of course, it’s hard to compete with the convenience of loading up a virtual cart and choosing…

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