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730 Hibbard Rd., Wilmette IL 60091

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General Medicine

We know you want the very best medical treatment for your pet. At Christensen Animal Hospital, we will support the special bond you have with your pet by providing the very best veterinary and surgical care, especially when your pet needs it the most. We will help you find the answers to your pet’s medical conditions and improve your pet’s quality of life. Commonly diagnosed medical problems such as arthritis, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease and thyroid disease can be treated with the most current medical or surgical protocols. From the first round of vaccinations to specialized senior care, and all the precious years in between, you can count on us.

When medical needs arise for your pet, we are ready to diagnose and treat any health issue. For more information about the services we offer, please visit our general medicine pages:

Symptoms to Watch for in your Pet

It is common to assume these symptoms are a normal part of your dog or cat’s aging process; however, they may indicate underlying disease. If you notice any of these signs in your pet, please give us a call and have your pet evaluated:

  • Lethargy
  • Loss of appetite, Decreased appetite
  • Weight loss/gain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Increased drinking or urination
  • Inappropriate urination or defecation (indoors)
  • Limping
  • Difficulty rising, walking or climbing stairs
  • Itching
  • Shaking head
  • Foul smelling ears
  • Foul breath
  • Eye or nose dischargev
  • Minor cuts
  • Wounds that are not healing
  • Confusion, disorientation, anxiety or changes in sleep patterns
  • New lumps or bumps
  • Any other sudden or progressive change you note in your pet’s attitude or behaviors


1 – TEXT US:
(847) 892-1229 – (This may be the fastest way to communicate with us)

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(847) 251-2600 – (phone lines may be jammed during peak hours)

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