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Pet Food Drive: Challenge II

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Pet Food Drive Challenge II: Who can collect the most food? Drop off unopened dog food. All pet food will be donated to Friendship Pet Pantry.

We need your help!

Over the past two years, you have helped us raise 9,437 pounds of pet food to donate to the Friendship Pet Food Pantry. Together with Integrative Pet Care & North Center Animal Hospital, we collectively donated 19,023 pounds of...

A Community Volunteer Opportunity

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Please join us in serving hot meals to hungry youths!

Where:  “Youth Lounge” at

Broadway Methodist Church
3338 N Broadway, Chicago IL

When: Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm (Orientation from 3 -4 pm, Volunteer...

Happy Holidays

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Animal Medical Center of Chicago wishes everyone a happy pawlidays!

The doctors and staff of Animal Medical Center of Chicago would like to wish everyone and their pets a Happy Pawlidays!

Heart Disease in Cats: A Silent Killer

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IMAGE BY CHRIS WINSOR VIA GETTY IMAGES

Last week, a client brought her senior cat to have a pre-anesthetic blood test drawn by one of my certified veterinary technicians for a future dental procedure. Unexpectedly, this client also brought her recently adopted handsome young cat, named...

Stress-Free Dog Walk

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Do you walk down the street and say “hello” to every stranger, introduce yourself and then, engage in playful banter? Recently, I’ve seen an uptick in clients expressing concern that their pet cowers or growls when a stranger reaches down to pet it...

Tears for Zack: Saying Good-Bye to your Pet

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Dr. Donna Solomon and her dog Zack

I never thought I’d cry while slicing cucumbers. I never thought I’d cry while sweeping the crumbs off the breakfast room floor. I never thought I’d cry while I turned off my bedroom lights.

Two weeks ago, I said good-bye to my best friend and companion...

Fish Oil for Dogs and Cats: Six Benefits

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Fish oil is one of the most popular dietary supplements purchased by pet owners for their pets. It has many health benefits but only if it’s the right formulation, produced by a reputable company, and administered at the correct dose.

What is fish...