Did you know?

  • Dogs are a domesticated subspecies of the gray wolf.
Heatstroke and your pet
Animals with pushed in noses are particularly susceptible

With the summer heat upon us we must do all we can to prevent Heatstroke in our dogs and cats. Our furry friends do not tolerate heat as well as humans. Animals with pushed in noses (Brachycephalic) such as Pugs and Boxers, the very young or old or overweight animals are particularly susceptible. Heatstroke is a very serious medical condition and can rapidly lead to brain damage, kidney failure and even death. Animals cool themselves by panting but in times of high heat and humidity panting becomes ineffective.

Signs of heatstroke:

  • Heavy panting
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Vomiting
  • High Temperature (> then 103.5°F taken rectally)
  • Disorientation
  • Listlessness
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures( if left untreated)

Preventing heatstroke:

National Pet ID Week is April 18th -24th. Microchip your Pet!

Did you know that the number 1 cause of pet death is getting lost or stolen?

Millions of pets get lost or stolen each and every year and most do not find their way back home. Microchipping saves lives and increases the chances of you being reunited with your pet. We have had many such happy reunions here at Pulaski Animal Hospital. Also, shelters are required by law to scan all animals entering into their facility and to rescan if the animal is to be euthanized.

A microchip is as small as a grain of rice and can easily be inserted between the shoulder blades. You can have this done at anytime and we highly recommend it being done if your pet is scheduled for a surgical procedure to minimize any discomfort associated with the insertion. Most animals tolerate the insertion very well.

Please call the hospital for additional information. Your pet is depending on you to protect it.

Appointments @ Pulaski
Due to a positive response from the Tuesday/Saturday appointments Pulaski Animal Hospital is now accepting appointments everyday between 9-7 and Saturdays, 9-3. Please call ahead of time to schedule. Walk-Ins will still be welcome.
Your pet can be a star on our Web site

Bring in or send us a picture of your pet and we will use the photo on our Facebook page and on our Web site: www.pulaskianimalhospital.com.

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Include the pet's name, breed, if you know it, and age.  You may include your name if you wish, but that's not required. What an easy way to show off your special buddy to family and friends.  Just tell them to take a look at our Web site.

If you want the photograph returned, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  Or you can pick up the picture the next time you're in the clinic.

Who's got the cutest pet?  You do!

Dr. Angelica Bialek is back!
Dr. Angelica Bialek Dr. Angelica Bialek will be at Pulaski Animal Hospital four days a week starting in November.  Please call the hospital, 773-735-2112, to learn which days Dr. Bialek will be available.  Dr. Bialek, a new mom, has been working two afternoons a week at the hospital.
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