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Dog Cancer - Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Helping Chicago Pets Win the Battle

Advances in medicine and nutrition have allowed our pets to live longer and healthier lives. Our beloved pets now experience different issues that threaten their overall health than previous generations of pets. At MetroVet, we have the right equipment and experience to detect and treat many of these conditions, including various types of pet cancer.

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Dog Nutrition

What Is The Right Food To Feed Your Dog?

Good nutrition is feeding your dog the building blocks and energy components that allow them to grow, develop to their potential and stay active throughout their life. There are many ways to feed your dog and hundreds of diets to choose from. Most people tend to use dry and canned dog food for convenience and cost. However, for owners who are open minded about their dog's diet, there are alternatives to dry and canned dog food that may offer better nutrition for your particular dog.

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Canine Laboratory Tests For Veterinary Care

Understanding Dog Blood Tests or Lab Tests

A blood test or lab test allows us to learn information about your dog's health which can only be found from collecting a sample of blood and having it analyzed. This includes a CBC (complete blood count) and blood chemistries that analyze chemical components in the blood.

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Heartworms In Dogs - Symptoms and Treatments

Since 2012 the veterinary staff at Metropolitan Veterinary Center have made heartworm prevention for dogs an important part of our approach to preventive care. A heartworm infection can lead to numerous health problems up to and including early death. Therefore, heartworm prevention cannot be ignored. Our team is here to educate you and protect your dog from this terrible disease.

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Canine Cardiology

Regular veterinary checkups are a key component in keeping your dog’s heart healthy. The best thing you can do as a dog owner is to make sure your dog has thorough medical checkups at least once a year. During this examination the veterinarian will carefully listen to your dog's heart. Examination with a stethoscope is the most cost-effective approach to diagnosis of heart disease in dogs.

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