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Spring Pet Safety

I shared some tips with Beth Engelman, founder of Mommy on a Shoestring and mom to adopted pup Tucker. Here are a few items to consider in order to keep pets safe in the spring: Pet Parasites and Bugs Spring is the hatching season for numerous bugs that we have forgotten about over the winter. […]

Dr. Derse on WGN

On February 11th, Dr. Derse visited the WGN-TV studios to inform viewers how to keep their pets safe during Chicago’s cold winter weather. Pappy Van Winkle, one of her patients, joined in the fun. Here are some of the tips discussed during the segment: Frostbite: Prevention: 1. Limit exposure. 2. Use protective clothing and booties. […]

Dr. Derse on NBC

On April 5th I woke up early to be on the NBC morning show with Michelle Releford. We had a great time chatting about our pets and again discussed how to make a pet first aid kit. Accidents happen and it is best to be prepared when they do. Have you made your first aid […]

Dr. Derse on WGN

On April 2nd, I was on the WGN midday show with Steve Sanders speaking about pet first aid tips and how to keep pets safe this spring. I was accompanied by a very well behaved 8 month old golden retriever named Pappy Van Winkle. I reminded viewers the importance of keeping pets up to date […]

Welcome to Veterinary Housecall Care

Welcome to Veterinary Housecall Care! My name is Dr. Jami-Lyn Derse and I decided to open a housecall practice after hearing many clients over the years ask me if I could come to their home to treat their pet. I understand that pets are part of the family and am committed to treating yours as […]