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Blog2020-05-20T21:36:05+00:00
  • Dental Cleaning

Dental Cleaning at Linden Heights Animal Hospital

Ever wonder what it’s like for your pet to experience a dental cleaning here at Linden Heights Animal Hospital?   Let’s take a look! The day begins with check-in by our Client Relations Team. We will ask for basic information and have you sign a release form. Then it’s off to the Treatment Room for the day. The Technician will [...]

  • Food Recall

Recall of Sportmix Brand Pet Foods

Recently the FDA announced that Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc has issued a recall of Sportmix brand pet foods due to potentially elevated levels of aflatoxin. The recall, first announced on December 30, 2020,  includes all pet food products containing corn that were manufactured in the company’s Oklahoma plant and have an expiration date on or before July 9, 2022. The recall, which affects more than 1000 lot codes, follows [...]

  • Winter Safety for Pets

Winter Pet Safety

FOOD AND WATER:  Staying warm requires extra calories, so feed your pet accordingly when the temperature drops.  This can vary depending on how much time your cat or dog spends outdoors plus their activity level.  Always have fresh, clean water available, and if your pet is kept outdoors, either check every few hours to make sure the water hasn’t frozen or invested in a heated water bowl.  The wild [...]

  • PUPS Act

PUPS Act Introduced in Congress

The Permanently Uniting Pets Stateside (PUPS) Act would allow an animal arriving with a U.S. citizen or resident to enter the country without regard to the Centers for Disease Control or U.S. Department of Agriculture requirements concerning pets if the owner agrees to comply with those requirements as soon as practicable. The PUPS Act is crucial to help pet-lovers navigate public health emergencies like the coronavirus pandemic and has [...]

  • cat pumpkins

Halloween pet safety tips

Learn more about some great Halloween safety tips! Stay Indoors High traffic can upset your pet. Keep your pets secure inside. Costumes Are Optional Ensure costumes are comfortable with no small pieces that can be bitten off and choked on. No Candy For Pets Keep candy away from your pet, especially chocolate. Keep Your Pet Identified Some pets can run away due to stress. [...]

  • Senior Dog

Signs to Watch for in your Senior Pet

Learn more about the signs you should look out for with your senior pet. Keep track and report any signs to us immediately before they become serious. Just not acting like himself/herself Interacting less often with family Responding less often or less enthusiastically Showing changes in behavior/activity level Having difficulty climbing stairs Having difficulty jumping Exhibiting increased stiffness or limping Drinking more often Urinating [...]

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