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Warrenville Grove Animal Hospital

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3s481 Batavia Rd
Warrenville, IL 60555
Phone: 630-393-1131
Fax: 630-821-6989

Office Hours

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Monday7:30am6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am7:00pm
Wednesday7:30am5:00pm
Thursday7:30am7:00pm
Friday7:30am5:00pm
Saturday7:30am12:00pm
SundayClosedClosed
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Winter coming is no surprise to anyone.  Here are some helpful reminders to keep your pets healthy and safe in cold weather.

*Do not leave your pet outside unsupervised without a warm shelter.  Just because an animal has fur, does not mean he/she can withstand the cold for long periods of time.  Though some dog breeds like Huskies and Malamutes are better suited to cold weather, all dogs should have access to a warm shelter at all times.  Most dogs do best living indoors.  However, if your dog must live outdoors, provide a heated dog bed, heated water bowl, and adequate shelter out of the elements.

*Small dogs or those with little to no hair should have sweaters or jackets for protection against the cold.  Practice wearing "clothing" before it is needed so that your dog will become accustomed to it.  

* Foot protection can be important, especially if you are going to be walking on ice or on streets that have salt on them.  The salt will make your dog's feet wet and then they will be extra cold.  Boots can be purchased in a variety of types and styles at most pet stores.  If your pet has walked on salted streets or sidewalks, it is a good idea to wipe off paws with a wet paper towel or rag once indoors.

*Never allow your pet to run across frozen bodies of water, in case there are thin spots in the ice.  Contrary to popular opinion, dogs cannot sense where thin spots are on a frozen surface.

*If your pet is in the cold and begins to shake excessively, get him/her to shelter immediately.  If the shaking does not stop, get pet to a veterinarian for treatment.

*Avoid letting your pet eat snow, as there can be objects and chemicals in the snow that can make them sick.  Remember that some chemicals, like antifreeze, taste good to dogs; but cannot only make them sick, but a very small amount can kill them. Make sure your pet has room temperature water available at all times.

Call 630-393-1131 to make an appointment.

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Testimonials

My husband and I have been taking our dog "Birdy" and cat "Sox" to see Drs. Aaron and Nancy, and Dr. Miner for the past 4 years. Sadly, we just moved to Oklahoma and we miss the outstanding and excellence in veterinarian care that our pets received from your entire team. Thank you for all your help and dedication to providing the best care for our pets.

- Erin & Kevin Brazill / Warrenville, IL

Business Hours

DayOpenClose
Monday7:30am6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am7:00pm
Wednesday7:30am5:00pm
Thursday7:30am7:00pm
Friday7:30am5:00pm
Saturday7:30am12:00pm
SundayClosedClosed

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Meet The Veterinarian

Meet Our Team "Dr. Vigil is a 1985 graduate of Michigan State University. His patience and kindness have served him well over the last twenty years as a housecall veterinarian. Whether he is seeing a new puppy or euthanizing a beloved pet, clients appreciate his caring bedside manner." Read More

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