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Vet Warns Dog Owners About Spread Of Bacteria From Standing Water

A prominent veterinary clinic has suggested dog owners keep a close eye on their pets, and get them vaccinated against a weather-related disease that’s moving into Chicago.

04/04/2014

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Chicago Vet Offers Hospice Care For Dying Pets

A small ad in the Yellow Pages nearly 20 years ago, changed they way Dr. Amir Shanan approached veterinary medicine.

02/10/2014

Gregory Griffin faces animal cruelty charges. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Dog Found With Broken Legs In Elgin Gets Surgery

A dog found with two broken legs last month in northwest suburban Elgin is recovering and may soon find a new home thanks to a suburban veterinarian’s generosity. Police are also seeking the dog’s owner on a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge.

04/11/2013

Canines and snack bags can be a dangerous combination, a veterinarian warns. (CBS)

Snack Bags Potentially Deadly To Your Pet, Vet Warns

There are supposedly “funny” YouTube videos of dogs with their heads stuck in snack bags. But to veterinarian Larry Fox, it’s no joke. CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports.

11/13/2012

Some pet experts advise raw diets for animals, though not everyone is sold on them. (CBS)

Some Pet Owners Swear By Raw Diets For Their Animals

The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.

08/09/2012

Ava Logan in her two guises: jazz singer and veterinarian. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Veterinarian Who Doubles As Jazz Singer

Ava Logan is a veterinarian by day and a jazz singer by night. CBS 2′s Harry Porterfield reports.

12/09/2011

One of two animal clinics operated by Joseph Luka have been shut down by the city. (CBS)

City Shuts Down 2 Animal Hospitals

Chicago’s animal care and control agency suspends the licenses of Joseph Luka’s Chicago animal clinics, citing code violations.

CBS 2–02/18/2011

Photo Of Gary Friederich. (Cook County Sheriff Photo)

Pet Owners Left In Limbo After Vet’s Arrest

Pet owners whose animals were treated by a veterinarian whose license was suspended in a dogfighting investigation are left to wonder what treateent–or lack of treatment–their pets really received.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010