Wheaton Animal Hospital: Certified Cat Friendly Practice

Garfield to the vetFor the vast majority of cat owners, taking their cat to the vet is an extremely stressful event; both for the person and the kitty. Trying to get your cat in his or her carrier, followed by a noisy car ride… and don’t even get started on what happens once you get your cat up on the examination table. All this likely explains why, although there are millions more domesticated cats than dogs in the U.S., cats visit the vet far less frequently than dogs.

The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital want our feline patients to have the same access to quality medical care as their canine counterparts. It’s our deep commitment and concern for feline wellness that led us to participate in the Cat Friendly Practice program and earn our Cat Friendly Practice certificate from the American Association of Feline Practitioners.
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Making The Grade: Navigating Back To School Challenges

elmhurst-iStock_000045008956_LargeIt’s that time of year; shorter days, (slightly) cooler temps, trips to the store for pens, folders, notebooks, and new backpacks…back to school season is upon us again.

The start of a new school year is an exciting and stressful time for families, including the four-legged members. From struggling with the back-to-school-blues to the discovery of potential pet perils that may be lurking in your child’s backpack, The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital are here to help. Continue…