Miscellaneous Archive

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Announces Release of New Mobile App

Description: The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has released its new free mobile app – APCC by ASPCA. The app focuses on dogs, cats, horses, and birds and was created as an owner-friendly pet app. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Thompson P: 217-337-9743 E: Megan.Thompson@ASPCA.org www.aspca.org/apcc Urbana, IL, March 24, 2015 The ASPCA Animal Poison

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Dentistry-2

Video of a Dental Cleaning and Oral Health Assessment Performed at AMC in Chicago How to Brush Your Teeth Most people are advised by their dentist to brush their teeth after eating and see a dentist for a professional dental cleaning every 6 months. In reality, most people brush their teeth once or twice daily.

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Dog Friendly Areas of Chicago FAQ

1. What is the permit and tag fee? The permit and tag fee is a total of $5.00. 2. How long is the permit and tag good for? Any permit and registration tag will be valid only for a single season no matter when purchased. A single season is defined as the period running from

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The Chicago City Clerk requires all dogs four months and older be registered with the City of Chicago. [Registration costs $5 annually for spayed or neutered animals and $50 for dogs that haven’t been sterilized.](http://www.chicityclerk.com/community-affairs/dog-registration ) If your dog is currently not registered, please do so as soon as possible in order to avoid a

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The Giving Gift: 52 Weeks of Donations

We’ve done it! Our goal was to donate to 52 Chicago non-profits in 52 weeks and this blog marks our final week. We couldn’t have done it without all your great suggestions of local non-profits and we thank you for donating along with us over the past year. For our final blog, we’ve chosen a

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Canine Leptospirosis Update

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that is carried by common wildlife and rodents, especially raccoons and opossums. This disease causes high fever, jaundice, vomiting, and in severe cases, fatal liver and kidney damage. Leptospirosis is not limited to dogs. Humans can become infected as well. Vaccines against canine leptospirosis have been available for many years

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News

How to Help Your Child When the Family Pet Dies Facing the death of a family pet can be one of the most traumatic events in a child’s young life. Understand that your child may feel a variety of emotions-from emptiness and sadness to guilt and anger at friends whose pets are still alive. Your

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