Ask the Vet2017-12-11T14:58:36-06:00
Ask the Vet, Kristin Valdes, DVM

Kristin Valdes, DVM

Every pet owner has questions— and that’s a good thing. The more you ask, the better pet owner you’ll be. Our expert staff is always here for you.

Meet the Vet

Now get even more information from our Ask the Vet feature! Meet Kristin Valdes, DVM, of Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital. She’s got the answers you need to keep your pet happy and healthy.

IMPORTANT — If you have immediate health concerns about your pet, contact your veterinarian or local emergency animal hospital. The Animal Store Blog posts occasional questions to and answers from one of our favorite vets. This column is for informational purposes only, and should not be considered a substitute for regular veterinary care for your pet.

Richardson Ground Squirrel Agression

by Stephanie Moy, DMV Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital You asked: My male Pet Richardson Ground Squirrel just turned one. For about the past month he sleeps quite a bit more than he was and he has turned a bit angry and wants to really bite. He's eating very well and drinking water and no trouble going potty? Is this rut? Or is the some type of hibernation [...]

Ask the Vet about Small Animal Enrichment

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by Dr. Kristin Valdez Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital In addition to spending time with your pet and socializing him or her, did you know that small animal enrichment is vital to your pet’s well-being [...]

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