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  • Arthritis Doesn’t Have to Slow Your Older Dog Down

    Jun 29 2020

    Our pet of the month for June is Tut. Tut has always been a high energy dog that plays hard. As he aged, his owners noticed that he seemed sore…

  • What Happens When Baby Teeth Go Astray?

    May 30 2020

    Max is a sweet, loving Goldendoodle puppy. He was brought to Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital for his puppy vaccines and first checkup. During his oral exam it was found that…

  • COVID-19 and Our Pets

    Apr 21 2020

    COVID-19 is a viral disease in humans that is caused by a coronavirus call SARS-CoV-2. This novel virus is thought to have originated in an animal and jumped to humans.…

  • Living With Lymphoma: A Treatable Cancer

    Mar 25 2020

    For March we have a very special pet of the month, Dr. Nevill’s dog Squire. She met and adopted him her second year of veterinary school at the University of…

  • When Young Dogs Don’t Feel Right – Could it be Addison’s Disease?

    Feb 22 2020

    Poppy is a spunky lovable young Springer Spaniel dog who had a very normal puppyhood and was seen regularly for her vaccinations, her spay surgery and some visits in between…

  • Elvis: The Case of the Missing Teeth

    Jan 22 2020

    Puppies’ adult teeth start erupting at 3 months of age and are completely erupted by 6 months. Occasionally, this process can go wrong. This is why, it is extremely important…

  • The Sneezing Cat- The Fungus Among Us

    Dec 18 2019

    December’s Pet of the Month is one of our veterinary assistant’s cats named Gus. Emily, adopted him from the humane society in March of this year. Just after adopting him,…

  • Dental Care Starts at an Early Age

    Nov 06 2019

    Lili is a sweet Havanese mix puppy who came to Hawthorne Hills Veterinary Hospital soon after her family adopted her at 10 months old.  She had received minimal veterinary care…

  • Update on Diet Related Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Oct 19 2019

    We originally wrote about Diet Related Dilated Cardiomyopathy back in July 2018 featuring Mariposa. Mariposa is a dog who was diagnosed with this disease following an episode when her heart…

  • Sweet But Deadly – Chocolate

    Sep 16 2019

    Huckleberry is a young pup that had had a busy day of sniffing, playing and cuddling. He was feeling tired and needed a pick me up. His nose led him…