Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ

Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ, veterinarian at VCA Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago (VCAHospitals.com/Blum). She was awarded America’s Favorite Veterinarian by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation in 2015 and Veterinarian of the Year by Petplan in 2012. She is active in the Fear Free movement to take the “pet out of petrified” and ­create a better experience for pets when they visit a vet’s office. FearFreePets.com

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Proper Care and Feeding of Senior Pets

Older pet dogs and cats can develop a variety of health problems—heart disease, kidney disease, senility and more. Here’s what to watch and watch out for as your pet ages…