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Dog Deworming

How Worms In Dogs Are Contracted

At Metropolitan Veterinary Center, we love helping educate our clients about the best detection and prevention methods for worms in dogs, and we pride ourselves on providing our canine patients in and around the Chicago area with the utmost in care and treatment protocols. Due to their outdoor lifestyles and social natures, most dogs will be at risk of contracting worms throughout their lives. Some of the most common ways to contract worms in dogs include:

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Spaying or Neutering Dogs

Did you know that we have performed over 6,000 spays and neuters on countless male and female dogs of all breeds and ages?

That’s a pretty remarkable feat!  We are proud of the experience and expertise we bring to these procedures.

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Dog Vaccinations

Everything You Must Know About Vaccinating Your Dog

Dog vaccinations play a critical role in protecting your dog from many dangerous and even fatal diseases. While state law requires all dogs are vaccinated for rabies, there are a number of other vaccinations that can protect your dog from serious diseases that are easily preventable.

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Does Your Dog Have Allergies? Dog Allergy Testing

Canine allergic disease (atopy) often presents as a skin disease, or canine atopic dermatitis (CAD). Atopy can be defined as an inherited predisposition to develop hypersensitivity to substances present in indoor and outdoor environments, resulting in reactions such as eczema (atopic dermatitis), chronic hives, allergic rhinitis and asthma. Pruritic dermatitis (itchy skin) caused by pet allergies are among the most difficult and frustrating problems encountered in veterinary medicine today.

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