Patient with bilateral ACL tears 14 days post-op treated with stem cell

Online Pharmacy Prescriptions

All FDA regulated medications are sold exclusively to veterinarians from the drug manufacturers. Pet medications purchased from a third party online pharmacy, are all diverted products. Because the product is a diverted drug, the manufacturer does not guarantee the quality or effectiveness of the medication. This is due to the unknown environmental conditions the drug was… Continue Reading

New Treatment For ACL Tears in dogs

Alternative to Invasive Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair The rupture of the anterior ligament (ACL) in dogs is the most common orthopedic injury in dogs. When a dog ruptures their ACL , surgery of the knee to stabilize the knee joint is recommended by veterinarians. There are several stabilization techniques available including but not limited… Continue Reading

Dr. Rovner’s Cancer Study In Dogs

Cancer has turned into an epidemic in our canine and feline patients. Currently approximately 7 out of 10 dogs die of cancer in our country. In 2009, I began a study to evaluate pet food as a potential cause of this terrible disease. My theory was that pet food was the culprit. You may ask… Continue Reading

New Allergy Treatment Now Available At Roscoe Village Animal Hospital

Roscoe Village Animal Hospital has been selected as 1 of 100 hospitals across the United States to use a new monoclonal antibody treatment for allergies in dogs.  The drug is administered once every 30 days subcutaneously. Thus far,  there have been no know adverse reactions to the new medication.  If your dog is experiencing allergies,… Continue Reading

Does your dog have allergies ?

Roscoe Village Animal Hospital is now fully stocked with the new allergy medication Apoquel.  Apoquel medication is used to provide relief to itchy dogs. This includes dogs with atopy (environmental allergy), flea allergy, food allergy, and contact allergy. It is fast-acting and effectively relieves itch within 24 hours. As a first-of-its-kind drug, Apoquel is not… Continue Reading

Canine Influenza Vaccination

Dog Flu Vaccine Available Roscoe Village Animal Hospital now carries the H3N2 vaccine for the new strain of canine influenza virus that is still affecting dogs in and around the Chicagoland area. The H3N2 virus was the main cause of the influenza epidemic seen this past spring. Due to the severity of the disease associated… Continue Reading

Prescription Medication Returns

Prescriptions and Dispensed Medications Please note: Dispensed medications may not be returned to  Roscoe Village Animal Hospital per FDA regulation CPG    Sec.460.300 *Please note we request a 24-­‐hour notice for prescription refills. U.S. Food and Drug Administration -­‐Protecting and Promoting Your Health CPG Sec. 460.300 Return of Unused Prescription Drugs to Pharmacy Stock  POLICY:… Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Beware

Every dog lover has had to give medications to their dog. Sometimes the meds are flavored and appealing and sometimes they aren’t. Many dog owner and vets alike have hidden pills in peanut butter. Peanut butter is excellent camouflage to hide bitterness and is very popular among dogs. Recently, certain food manufacturers have started to… Continue Reading