As we prepare to close out another fantastic year here at Wheaton Animal Hospital, we want to take a moment to thank you for choosing us as your partners in veterinary care! The Pet Experts are honored to provide you and your furry family member with the very best, and we treasure the relationships we’ve built with our patients and their families.

Pet owner education is important to us, and our regular pet care blogs aim to provide useful, relevant (and sometimes fun!) information to our readers. After reflecting on which topics were most meaningful to you this past year, we’ve put together a list of our most popular blogs of 2018. Enjoy!

Wheaton Animal Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

#5: Have You Ever Considered Fostering A Pet?
When it comes to making a difference in the world, there are many opportunities. Fostering a pet may be the perfect one for you! Let The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital, review some things to consider before making a commitment to this worthy endeavor. Read more…

#4: Finishing Strong: The Benefits Of Exercising A Senior Pet
Pets age faster than humans and begin slowing down between 7 to 10 years old. Because of their age and associated health conditions, it might seem more compassionate to allow/encourage them to lay around the house. After all, they’ve earned their place on the couch, right? However, a sedentary lifestyle not only exacerbates age-related issues, it can also decrease an animal’s quality of life. Let The Pet Experts of Wheaton Animal Hospital review some fun, safe ideas for exercising a senior pet! Read on!

#3: Is Pet Insurance Worth It? The Big Question
If your pet was hospitalized with a critical injury tomorrow, could you afford the bill? Many of us consider our pets to be family, and of course – they are! With advancements in veterinary medicine over the past decade, we now have access to advanced medical care for our pets – including cancer treatment, advanced surgical procedures, and critical care that rivals human level medicine. Continue reading…

#2: The Big Chill: Keeping Your Pet Warm This Winter
Winter winds are on the horizon, and with freezing weather and storms come many discussions about how to keep warm, safe, and dry. Our pets need to be included in these discussions too, whether they are indoors or outdoor pets. Keep reading…

#1: Smarty Cat: A Closer Look At Feline Intelligence
They’ve been around us for millennia, and yet, we aren’t that much closer to understanding cats. To be sure, there’s far more research about the existence – and scope – of canine IQ. Most cat owners know how smart and clever their cats truly are, and luckily, the field of feline intelligence is rapidly expanding. The Pet Experts at Wheaton Animal Hospital have the scoop! Read more…

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Ring in the New Year!

As we reflect on the past year we spent serving Glen Ellyn pets, we’re met with an enormous sense of satisfaction. We hope you’ll continue to learn from and enjoy our pet care blogs. As always, please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help improve your pet care journey!