An Update on our COVID-19 Protocol

Updated: April 1, 2020 Burr Ridge Veterinary Clinic’s clients, patients, and staff are our family so we’re focused on doing everything needed to keep our family safe and healthy.  We want to assure you that none of BRVC’s doctors or staff are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), no one has been exposed to […]

Protect Your Family from Tick-Borne Diseases

Eighty percent of human vector-borne diseases (infections transmitted to humans by blood-feeding mosquitos, fleas and ticks) are caused by ticks and the Companion Animal Parasite Council reports there was a 37% increase in Lyme disease cases between 2015 and 2019. Protection from ticks, the pesky parasites that transmit Lyme disease, is especially important so here are three ways to safeguard your family:

Fear Free is Better Veterinary Medicine!

Fear Free is Better Veterinary Medicine!

We’re proud to be the first veterinary clinic in DuPage County with Fear Free Certified Professionals. Fear Free is a relatively new movement within the veterinary community that focuses on reducing fear, anxiety, and stress while your pet is at the veterinary clinic. Its rigorous training and certification program help veterinarians modify clinic procedures, handling, and facilities so pets feel safe and comfortable receiving the veterinary care they need.

Early Puppy and Kitten Socialization Saves Lives!

January is National Train Your Dog Month! A well-trained dog is less likely to exhibit behavioral problems later in life but did you know that proper socialization for puppies is the best way to prevent future issues? Appropriate socialization, which includes exposing puppies to new people, animals, stimuli and environments – during the first three months when sociability outweighs fears – is especially important.

Keep Track of Your Pet’s Vet Care with PetDesk!

Keep Track of Your Pet’s Vet Care with PetDesk!

BRVC’s free PetDesk client app helps manage your four-legged family members’ lives so you don’t have to!  You can request veterinary appointments and medication and food refills 24/7, set reminders for recurring vet services, treatments, and medications, receive important notifications from us, and take notes to keep in mind for your next visit.  In addition, […]

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