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Can’t get away this year? Why not send the family pet on vacation?

So, you can’t get away from work. That’s no reason to deny your best friend a chance at a little time away, a vacation in … Read more ›

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Take it from other clients, Aldens Kennels offers top quality dog boarding and dog training

When the folks at Aldens Kennels, 6810 Barnard Mill Road, Ringwood, say they know dogs they have years of experience backing up that assertion. Aldens … Read more ›

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 ›

Some dogs have particular tastes. At Aldens Kennels, they try to meet any contingency.
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Yes, both of your dogs can stay together at Aldens Kennels

When dog owners look for a kennel where they can leave their pets with confidence while the pet owners are away they generally ask a … Read more ›

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New pens and no boredom for dogs at Aldens Kennels

At some kennels, dogs are left in 4’ X 6’ pens all day. The pen might be outdoors with a small panel to provide a … 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 ›

Agility on the grass
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Rally dog competition training is great fun, too

It’s hard to say who enjoys American Kennel Club Rally events more – the handlers or the dogs. But then who wouldn’t enjoy a timed … Read more ›

By making some changes in your lifestyle, you should be able to live with your cat and your allergies.
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Ask the Vets – I’ve just discovered I have allergies. What should I do about my cat?

According to a study conducted by the Humane Society of the United States, 15% of the U.S. population is allergic to cats or dogs. Just … Read more ›