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Pet Care Keeping Your Pet Healthy During COVID-19

Many pet owners have had to make significant adjustments to their daily habits and routines due to ...

Aug 12 • 3 min read
Essington Road Animal Hospital is now By Appointment Only!

New Appointment SystemHave you heard the news? Essington Road Animal Hospital is taking it up a notc...

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Mar 22 • 2 min read
Pet Vaccines in Joliet

Pet Vaccines in JolietVaccinating dogs and cats is one of the best things we can do to protect them....

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Feb 16 • 6 min read
Pet Health Can My Pet Get COVID-19?

It’s safe to say that the coronavirus has been on everyone’s minds this past year. While we’re still...

Jan 11 • 4 min read
General DIY Bird Feeders

We see--and appreciate!--all of you staying home to protect our community.We also see (and feel) the...

ErAH Dec 6 • 3 min read
General Essington Road's 2020 Holiday Gift Roundup -- Pet Lovers

Essington Road's 2020 Holiday Gift Roundup- Pet Lovers - Now that you've picked out the perfect pres...

ERAH Nov 27 • 4 min read
How To Get Your Pet To ACTUALLY Lose Weight

Hands up if your pet is a little, shall we say, “chunky”. Even we veterinary professionals have to r...

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Nov 16 • 3 min read
Pet Health The Best Defense Is A Good Offense: Preventing Arthritis BEFORE It Starts

Journey is a great example of the typical arthritic pet that walks through our doors at Essington Ro...

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Nov 2 • 4 min read
Pet Health The Five Ways Your Pet Says "I'm Itchy"... Other Than Scratching!

Dogs and [especially] cats have more than one way to scratch an itch. Just because Fluffy isn’t emul...

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Aug 24 • 3 min read
Pet Health Three Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

Cats are stoic creatures and it is rare for them to show obvious signs of illness until they are ver...

Dr. Adam Abou-Youssef Aug 13 • 4 min read

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