Cold weather chemicals, like antifreeze, are fatally poisonous for pets. If you use these chemicals, be sure to clean up any spills or leaks and store them far out of your pets' reach. Here are some signs of antifreeze poisoning in dogs and cats: Drunken behavior, Euphoria/Delirium, Uncoordinated movement, Nausea/Vomiting, Excessive urination, Diarrhea, Rapid heart [...]
Coyote attacks are on the rise in the Chicago area. Small dog breed and cat attacks are generally more common and more often fatal. These attacks happen mostly during the winter months, which corresponds to the breeding season of the coyote. Protect your pets by not letting them run loose, not letting them out alone [...]
Not all peanut butters are created the same! Some specialty brands are adding Xylitol to their products. Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol sweetener popular for its low glycemic index but known to cause hypoglycemia and liver necrosis in dogs, in fairly small amounts. Read your labels! If the product says its "sugar free" or [...]
Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the Canine Influenza outbreak. The strain being talked about in this article is different then the one causing the outbreak (see our Featured Article page), however the same rules apply. Please click the Read More button and then FACTS INFLUENZA for more information.
Looking for a great gift idea for your pet loving friend, who is a client of Crossroads Veterinary Clinic? How about a gift certificate? Good on services and/or products throughout the year. Call the clinic at 269-278-1345 or stop in today!!
Now available Bravecto. Three months of flea and tick protection in one beef flavored chew.FDA approved. Click here for information on the benefits of Bravecto.
Would you like 8 months of worry free flea and tick protection? Try the Seresto collar. This collar is non toxic, odorless and leaves no residue. Receive a $20 rebate with purchase. Available in sizes for cats and small to large dogs. For more information on the Seresto Collar watch this video.
Introducing Nexgard, the first oral tick medication on the market. Kill fleas and ticks with one monthly chew. Available for purchase here at Crossroads Veterinary Clinic. Get a $50 rebate when you buy 12 months of Heartgard heart worm preventative and 6 months of Nexgard flea and tick preventative. Offer good through Dec 31, 2014. [...]
We are now offering a new pet identification system for lost pets. It offers a GPS locator, alerts the owner that their pet has been found, and other cool features. Watch this short video for more information. Tags are available for purchase at the front desk.
Read more here for information on how to read your dogs pet food labels.