Introducing Bravecto for Cats

We are now carrying Bravecto for cats that are at least 6 months of age. Bravecto offers 3 months of flea and tick protection in 1 topical application. It comes in 3 sizes from 2.6lbs to 27.8lbs. Right now, Merck is offering a $20 rebate through Dec 31, 2016 with the purchase of 1 application. [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00October 28th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Introducing Bravecto for Cats

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Never leave your pets unattended in your vehicle in warmer weather! The temperature in a parked car,  even in the shade with partly open windows, can rapidly reach a temperature high enough to seriously harm or kill your pet. Dog's cool themselves by panting and by releasing heat through their paws. The hot air and [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00July 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on It’s Getting Hot in Here

Springtime Dangers

Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! That said, we need to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants can be for our pets. Here is a list from the ASPCA of [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00April 1st, 2016|News|Comments Off on Springtime Dangers

Antifreeze Warning

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 [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00January 27th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Antifreeze Warning

Fall Toxins Poisonous to Dogs and Cats

The start of fall brings new seasonal household items that pose a threat to the safety of our pets. These common household items can cause serious problems if ingested by animals. Here is the list of seasonal products that the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline recommend keeping away from pets. Mushrooms: While mostmushrooms are generally non-toxic, certain types [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00December 3rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Fall Toxins Poisonous to Dogs and Cats

Coyote Attacks Are On The Rise

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 [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00December 2nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Coyote Attacks Are On The Rise

Xylitol Dangers in Some Peanut Butter

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 [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00November 11th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Xylitol Dangers in Some Peanut Butter

Canine Influenza Questions, Answers, Guidelines

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.

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00April 14th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Canine Influenza Questions, Answers, Guidelines

Gift Certificates

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!!

By |2019-02-12T19:29:31+00:00December 10th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Gift Certificates