Phone: 847-965-2810 847-965-2810

Address:

8450 Waukegan Road,

Morton Grove, IL.

Directions to Lavitt Animal Hospital

Hours:

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am - 6pm

Wed, Sat: 9am - 2pm

Pet Wellness

Update: FDA Alert on Oral Flea/Tick Preventatives

9/24/2018

We have been able to get in touch with the FDA and some of the manufacturers of the oral flea/tick preventatives that fall into the isoxazoline class – Bravecto, NexGard, Simperica and Credelio.  

Here is some more clarity regarding the Alert and what it means in regards to these products:

read more...

FDA Alert - Oral Flea/Tick Preventatives

9/20/2018

On September 20th, the FDA came out with a public Alert regarding the potential for neurological adverse events related to flea/tick preventatives within the isoxazoline class – essentially all of the currently available oral flea/tick preventative products (NexGard, Bravecto, Simperica and Credelio).  

There are still a lot of unanswered questions presented by the FDA’s Alert, but we are actively investigating this issue and will keep you posted!

read more...

Why do we booster, or re-administer vaccines?

1/26/2018

It takes energy for the body to maintain immunity against a pathogen, which is a waste in the eyes of the body if that pathogen is no longer considered a threat.  Therefore, your body’s immunity against a pathogen will fade over time if it is not re-exposed or “reminded” that the immunity is still important.  This is what is being achieved when a vaccine is “boostered” – the body is being reminded that the disease is still important to be protected against.

read more...
Comments

search

Do you have a question?

Send us topic you're curious about and we may use it for one of our upcoming blogs!