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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What Your Groomer Wants You To Know About Pet Grooming

People generally enjoy a trip to the barber or salon because it feels good to be pampered and get all spiffed up. Our mood changes, our self-esteem is magically boosted, and for some, it can even seem as if our overall wellbeing is enhanced by the time we spend in…

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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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16 Things Your Dog is Grateful for This Year

Gratitude is such a powerful emotion; I love taking time to consider the things in my life that bring me joy and allow me to feel grateful. My dog, Jake, and getting to train dogs for a living are right there at the top of the list. I’m sure your…

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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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