Thanksgiving Day Healthy Indulgence Recipe for Dogs & Cats!

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

November 7, 2013

NOT RECOMMENDED!!! Want your pet to indulge in Thanksgiving dinner…safely? ...just follow the recipe below!* Thanksgiving Day Indulgence Recipe for Dogs and Cats: Turkey – white meat, roasted or boiled, no skin or bone 1 cup chopped 200 kcal Sweet potato – baked, with skin, no salt 1 cup mashed 180 kcal Acorn squash – baked, no salt, no skin 1 cup cubed 115 kcal Green beans – frozen, boiled,... Read More

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Healthy Pet Drive 2013

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

November 6, 2013

First Annual Healthy Pet Drive Benefitting The Pixie Project November 12 – December 14, 2013 GOAL : To provide high quality food and products to the Pixie Project, helping many cats and dogs in foster and shelter care. We will also be highlighting a few foster pets that have been in foster care for an extended amount of time. Look for Facebook postings about these special friends. NEEDS High quality... Read More

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Food Hazards: Chocolate Toxicity

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

October 22, 2013

Everyone is told chocolate is bad for pets, but do you know why? Cacao beans contain theobromine and caffeine which are both highly toxic to your dogs AND cats. If one of your pets has ingested any amount of chocolate expect to see some vomiting, and probably some diarrhea, too. Your pets' temperature and heart rate will also increase as their blood pressure lowers, and they can potentially have seizures.... Read More

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Food Hazards: 10 Most Surprising Facts

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

October 14, 2013

There are many food hazards/toxins out there, but most of them might surprise you! Here's a list of the Top 10 Most Surprising Facts we learned during a webinar provided by the Pet Poison Helpline: Lithium Ion batteries carry a higher electrical current, and if ingested can burn flesh. They generally become stuck in the esophagus causing perforation. Up to 50% of pets that ingest sleep aids like Lunesta or... Read More

Food Hazards: Gator’s Story

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

October 4, 2013

Gator is an 18-month old Pit Bull, who was offered bones and decided he’d crunch them all up and swallow them. This led to an obstruction in Gator’s intestinal tract, and he began vomiting, and not wanting to eat much of anything else. Gator was brought in, and after x-rays were taken, we found the obstruction and prepped for surgery. Some of the bone fragments were so pointy they almost... Read More

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Food Toxins

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

October 1, 2013

At Lombard Animal Hospital, we know that as pet owners/parents/guardians/friends, we like to spoil our pets. Sometimes, spoiling them, is really spoiling them. Dogs love table scraps. Sometimes, cats do too! But what are we really doing to our pet when we give them these leftovers? More than likely the meat you just gave your dog has a lot of fat, or seasoning on it. These things are not good... Read More

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Senior Pet Month: Dental Care

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

September 17, 2013

Dental Care is important for every pet, but it's especially important for your Senior pet. THE RUN DOWN Over time, plaque on the teeth becomes tartar, which causes gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to bone disease and bone loss at the gum line and may result in infections. In serious cases, these infections and bone loss can lead to organ dysfunction and disease. WHAT... Read More

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Celebrate Senior Pets!

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

September 5, 2013

AT LOMBARD ANIMAL HOSPITAL WE ARE CELEBRATING SENIOR PETS THIS SEPTEMBER! One of the most beneficial things you can do for your senior pet is to schedule biannual wellness exams and labwork. Labwork entails collecting a blood and urine sample from your pet. Our team strives to complete the process smoothly and efficiently, with little stress to your pet. The result is that we are able to gain valuable information... Read More

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The Amazing Stuart Little Bits

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

August 22, 2013

Stuart Little Bits came to see us on emergency because he was bloated, lethargic and painful. X-rays revealed that he had something blocking the stomach and causing severe bloat. His stomach was the size of a large grapefruit when it should normally be about the size of a small peach. Stuart was taken into emergency surgery where Dr. Nell opened his stomach and removed a very large hairball. Hairballs are... Read More

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Digital Radiographs!

By : Lombard Animal Hospital

August 13, 2013

Lombard Animal Hospital has upgraded to DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHS!!! As a hospital we strive for the best care for your pet, and with Digital Radiography, we've made it another step toward our goal! Digital Radiographs allow us clearer pictures, as well as less stress for your pet and the environment! Read on to learn more... Benefits of Digital X-Rays by J. Walker According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), digital... Read More

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