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Pet Health Tools

Keeping Your Pet Happy & Healthy

Here is a collection of resources that all pet owners should be familiar with: 

ASPCA poison control – contact information in the event of a suspected toxin exposure

Veterinary Partner – database of medical conditions that can affect pets, with information on how they are diagnosed and treated. Created by veterinarians and content-reviewed.

Companion Animal Parasite Council – Information on parasites in pets is provided by an independent non-profit organization composed of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and parasitologists.

FDA’s Pet Food Recall list – information on recalls in animal foods and treats.

Vaccine guidelines for dogs – from the American Animal Hospital Association and the World Small Animal Veterinary Association

Vaccine guidelines for cats – from the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the World Small Animal Veterinary Association

APHIS USDA – indispensable website for step-by-step instruction on national and international pet travel.

Pet Loss Support – our colleagues at Northwest Neighborhood Vet in Portland have put together a nice list of resources for dealing with grief from the loss of a pet.

Association for Pet Obesity Prevention – great tools and resources for owners to combat this common (and increasing!), preventable threat to our pets’ health.

Interactive and multimedia material covering the various systems of dogs and cats.

Informational videos covering a wide range of pet care, treatment and health topics.

A series of helpful videos on care for your dog and cat.