The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a nonprofit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori. You can even submit your question to be answered by a veterinary professional.
Have you ever wished there was a community of people that you could turn to with anything and everything pet-related? WebMD’s Pet Health Community website brings pet owners from all over the globe together to share advice, tips, and resources that are meant to help caregivers to enhance the life and health of their animal companions. Visit the website join the conversation today.
This is an excellent online resource for resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.
Losing a beloved pet can be one of the most heartbreaking events you’ll ever experience. This website honors the emotional power of the human-animal bond. Find valuable resources to help celebrate the good times shared as well as deal with the difficulties, such as chronic disease, the stress of care giving, terminal illness and companion animal death. Find all the support you need to help you get through this difficult time.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) aims to improve the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education, and scientific investigation. The AAFP website features a variety of helpful resources, including a comprehensive list of cat health topics to assist pet owners.
Since 1991, VIN has been the number one online veterinary destination – and always has been and always will be — for veterinarians, by veterinarians. The VIN site features databases, message boards, conference rooms, online proceedings, and much more. VIN focuses on bringing together veterinarians “world-wide” as colleagues, bringing instant access to vast amounts of up-to-date veterinary information to colleagues, and bringing instant access to “breaking news” that affects veterinarians, their patients and their practice.
Rainbow Bridge is a home for your departed baby. Whether furry, feathered or scaled, all are welcome. Create a Rainbow Residency which you care for as the Guardian of your baby’s memory, meet others who are also grieving the loss of a loved one and begin the journey to healing a broken heart. You are not alone. The Rainbow Bridge website contains a wealth of information and resources to help loving pet owners as they grieve the loss of their beloved pet.
The Cat Fancier’s Association is the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats, recognizing 42 pedigreed breeds ranging from the ever-popular Persian and Siamese to the rare Chinese Li Hua. The Cat Fancier’s website contains detailed information about each breed, educational resources for cat care needs and schedules for upcoming events. There’s even a kid’s section that contains fun and informative content designed especially for the little ones.
The mission of the American Heartworm Society (AHS) is to lead the veterinary profession and the public in the understanding of heartworm disease. Their objectives are to further scientific progress in the study of heartworm disease, inform the membership of new developments, and encourage and help promote effective procedures for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heartworm disease. The AHS website contains information about the society and its work, as well as a number of helpful resources for veterinary professionals and pet owners.