Choosing The Right Halloween Costume For Your Pet

iStock_000026724417_Large.jpgIs dressing up your dog or cat (or hamster, or turtle, or parakeet, as the case may be) something you and your family love about Halloween? While cute and festive, some Halloween pet costumes may actually be quite uncomfortable or even dangerous for our pets.

The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital want you and your pets to enjoy this spooky season, and the costumes that go with it, safely. So before you slip fluffy into that princess dress, or wrangle Fido into his homemade hot dog outfit, check out our list of tips and tricks designed to help you safely navigate the world of pet Halloween costumes. Continue…

Fun Fall Activities For You And Your Pet

Autumn westieWith our dazzling fall foliage, breezy, low-humidity days and bonfire-perfect nights, autumn is arguably the most beautiful and enjoyable season in northern Illinois. Now that the bugs have (mostly) faded away and the temperatures are tolerable again, pets and people alike are starting to experience a renewed interest in the outdoors.

The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital want you and your four-legged pal to enjoy this picture perfect time of year as much as possible before the long Upper- Midwestern winter sets in. We have compiled a list of our favorite fall activities for you and your pet to enjoy together: Continue…