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Investing in pet insurance could offset some healthcare costs for your cat.
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Ask The Vets: Should I get pet insurance for my cat?

Veterinary medicine in many cases is on par with human medicine. This means cats are living longer, happier and healthier lives. The recent improvements in … Read more ›

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Health Department Offers Low-Cost Pet Vaccination Clinics in June

The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center’s Animal Care and Control Program is offering two low-cost pet vaccination clinics in June with one clinic focused … Read more ›

Lazer, an eight-year-old Sheltie, visits with a young patient at Northwest Community Hospital (NCH). The Animal-Assisted Therapy program at NCH is comprised of specially trained dogs like Lazer, and their adult owners, who visit with hospital patients, bringing comfort and companionship. Now, NCH is recruiting dog and owner teams to expand this popular program. Training sessions will be held this summer to prepare qualified teams for hospital visits. For more information and an application, visit
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Northwest Community Hospital seeks lovable dogs to expand Animal-Assisted Therapy

At Northwest Community Hospital (NCH), you’re likely to spot a few volunteers that you wouldn’t expect to see at the Arlington Heights hospital. Yes, these … Read more ›

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Aldens Doggy Day Camp offers fun and learning for area pets

As summer approaches it’s time to start thinking about sending the little ones to day camp where they’ll have fun while you can get some … Read more ›

Max A Pooch says "picking up litter is good for your waste line!"
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Pick up litter it's good for your waste line!

Posted by Keith SandersonApril 2, 2012 EmailPrint Max A Pooch says, " Pick up litter it's good for your waste line! Then vote for me … Read more ›

Darius Kidd, the new dog trainer at Aldens Kennels and a descendent of notorious Captain Kidd, spends some time playing with his dog, Delilah.
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Argh maties – a touch of Captain Kidd comes to Aldens Kennels

Aldens Kennels, 6810 Barnard Mill Road, Ringwood, is known for going to any length to provide the best and most promising dog trainers for their … Read more ›

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Keeping Pets Safe in Winter

Not only can winter weather be a time of illness and injury if people fail to take appropriate health and safety precautions, but harsh conditions … Read more ›

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Aldens Kennels stretches Cyber Monday through New Years for dog training discount

When Aldens Kennels, 6810 Barnard Mill Road, Ringwood, offered a $200 Cyber-Monday discount on its Board & Train program, the response was enthusiastic. However, Janet … Read more ›

Make sure your pet is microchipped, and keep your contact information updated!
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So you got your dog "chipped" – Now What?

A lot of dog owners are talking about the importance of getting your pet micro-chipped. But, what is it? It is an “outpatient” procedure done … Read more ›

By working together, Ringwood’s Aldens Kennels, McHenry’s Riverside Animal Clinic and Spring Grove’s Nature’s Feed provide area pets with a level of collaborative health that is otherwise unheard of.
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Aldens Kennels, Natures Feed and Riverside Animal Clinic – trio defies logic in surpassing quality pet care

When Aldens Kennels, Natures Feed and Riverside Animal Clinic combined their efforts, the net result, in terms of benefits to area pets and their owners, … Read more ›