So Happy Together: Living With A Pet When You Have Pet Allergies

Lovely big-eared friendBeing an animal lover with pet allergies is no walk in the park. An estimated 3 out of 10 people in the U.S. suffer from pet allergies, many of whom wonder if they will ever be able to live with a pet, or worse, how they can keep the beloved pet they already have.

The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital understand your desire to share your home with a four-legged companion. We hope you will find our ideas for coping with your pet allergies helpful. Continue…

Dog Bite Prevention for Dog Owners

Beware Of Dog Sign on Old Worn Wood FenceAlthough we love our canines, dog bites are an unfortunate reality, with an estimated 4.7 million Americans bitten by dogs every year. That’s why awareness events, such as National Dog Bite Prevention Week, focus on the basics of how to avoid a bite.

Because so many incidents occur within the home (and most likely to a child), taking a proactive approach is the first and most important step to keeping everyone safe – including your pet. Continue…