Resources

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:

American Association of Feline Practitioners

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.

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Healthy Pet by American Animal Hospital Association

A wealth of resources from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), including pet care resources, information on breed, behavior, disease, animal bond, nutrition, pet care tips, preventive care info, adoption, relocation and travel tips, as well as a section dedicated to children, which contains a variety of fun animal-related games and activities.

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Veterinary Partner

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.

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Soft Paws

Soft Paws provides a humane alternative to declawing your cat. Invented by a veterinarian, these nail caps are extremely safe, non-toxic and easy to apply. Tired of your feline companion using your couch, curtains or clothing to sharpen their claws? Consider Soft Paws. Learn more about the product and how you can order your own by visiting the Soft Paws website.

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ASPCA Poison Control

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.

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Pet Loss Support

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.

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