Holiday Hazards for Your Pet

Pets are family members, so it’s only natural to want to include them in your holiday festivities. From holiday decor to seasonal snacks, it can be overwhelming to know what puts your pet at risk and what is safe for them. Our vet clinic in Bridgeport has compiled some helpful tips on what is safe […]

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Why is My Pet Coughing?

During the pandemic, we are all more concerned about the colder months and an increase in not only COVID-19 but colds and flus.  Is the same true for pets? First, the development of COVID-19 in pets is exceedingly rare.  However, as a reminder, if you are sick and diagnosed with COVID-19, it is recommended you […]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder & Your Dog

As the clouds begin to take over the daily skies and the weather goes from the 70s to the 30s, it’s easy to get caught up in seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. However, humans aren’t the only ones who are susceptible to developing SAD. It is typically the lack of sunshine combined with limited time […]

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Your Seasoned Bridgeport Vet

One of the most difficult parts of owning a pet is the stress of finding a vet that genuinely cares about the health and well being of your animal. If you find yourself in this position, turn to our professionals at Urban Pet Rx. Dr. June LaFave and her loyal team work tirelessly to ensure […]

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How Hot is Too Hot for Your Dog’s Paw Pads

How Hot is Too Hot for Your Dog’s Paw Pads?

With summertime and quarantine in full swing, many pet owners are turning to a tried and true activity to get out of the house: take the dog for a walk. While this seemingly harmless activity is a no-brainer in your routine with your dog, have you stopped to think about the effects of the hot […]

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Urban PetRx will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Wednesday, November 23rd through and including Sunday, November 27th.  We will reopen for our normal business hours on Monday, November 28th at 8am.  Please call MedVet at 773-281-7110 if your pet needs urgent care.