Helpful Links

24PetWatch Insurance
Multiple coverage options for unexpected illnesses and accidents.

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
Get all the coverage basics, like what it includes, how much it costs, and how to use it.

Pet's Best Insurance
Cover up to 90% of your pet's unexpected veterinary costs with a Pets Best pet insurance plan with flexible coverage options, and no annual or lifetime limits.

PetFirst Health Care
PetFirst has the shortest wait periods for accident and illness coverage for cats and dogs.

Trupanion Pet Insurance
With Trupanion Express up to 90% of your bill could be taken care of before you leave the office.

Veterinary Partner Insurance (VPI)
A Nationwide insurance company.

AAVMC: Veterinary Schools in the U.S.
Links to all of the veterinary colleges in the U.S.

CareCredit is a simple way to consolidate and manage certain out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, because it is a credit card with a revolving line of credit that can be used repeatedly and for any family member - including four-legged family members!

Home Again Microchip Pet Identification
Microchipping service to help bring your pets safe and sound.

Humane Society of the US
Official website for the Humane Society of the United States.

National Council on Pet Population Study & Policy
This organization serves as a national collection point for gathering and evaluating available pet population data and relevant materials. They provide expertise and resources for gathering and analyzing needed data pertinent to the control of pet populations.

Veterinary Oral Health Council
Helping to control periodontal disease in cats and dogs.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Program
Started in 1989, CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.

American Kennel Club
Breed registry for purebred dogs in the United States. Working to advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintenance of purebred dogs.

Bark Busters Training
Great service to help train your dog using natural methods!

Dog Breed Information
A large collection of information on all sorts of dog breeds.

Dog Watch Newsletter
Newsletter from Cornell University's leading College of Veterinary Medicine.

Great Pets: Behavior Problems
Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!

How To Love Your Dog
Great resource for teaching your child about proper dog care!

Orthopedic Foundation for Dogs
OFA is a non-profit organization that collates and disseminates information concerning orthopedic and genetic disease of animals.

Not-for-profit program wholly owned and operated by the University of Pennsylvania. Our mission is to develop and apply evidence-based technology to direct appropriate breeding strategies aimed at reducing in frequency and severity the osteoarthritis of canine hip dysplasia.

American Association of Feline Practitioners
A non-profit organization that promotes the interest, improves the public stature, and increases the knowledge of veterinarians in the field of feline medicine and surgery.

Cat Fanciers Association
The world's largest registry of pedigreed cats, includes information on cat shows, cat breeds and cat care, and a showcase of top winning cats.

Cat Watch Newsletter
Newsletter for cat people from Cornell University's leading College of Veterinary Medicine.
Great resource cat information ranging from feeding tips, to caring for feline diabetes.

Cornell Feline Health Center
A veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere.

The CATalyst Council
Reaching out to all parties - the pet healthcare community, shelter and welfare organizations, government, commercial groups, and the public - to ensure that cats receive the proper care and attention they need and deserve.

American Heartworm Society
Resouce for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease in animals.

American Veterinary Medical Association
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 80,000 veterinarians. Their mission is to improve animal and human health and advance the veterinary medical profession.

ASPCA - poison control information
Critical information on poison threats to your pet.

Healthy Pet (AAHA)
An invaluable online resource for all pet owners, from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

Companion Animal Parasite Council
A non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease.

Delta Society: Service and Therapy Animals
National non-profit organization that helps people live healthier and happier lives by incorporating therapy, service and companion animals into their lives.

Dr. Lewis Weber and Associates
The loss of a beloved pet can be a particularly difficult time for individuals and families. Dr. Weber and his team of mental health professionals (and pet lovers!) offer a free grief counseling session to anyone feeling they need help processing and working through this transition.

Good News for Pets is an online source for pet news from the veterinary and pet care communities.

Pet Wellness Campaign
How often should pets be examined and vaccinated? Provides information, videos, and press releases regarding the topic of pet wellness and disease prevention.

Petfinder: Pet Adoptions
Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)
A group of veterinarians and veterinary healthcare experts dedicated to reducing the pet obesity epidemic.

Hill's Science Diet
Prescription and non-prescription foods for your pet.

Independent Pet & Animal Transportation Association
An international network of concerned pet shippers, the Independent Pet & Animal Transportation Association International, Inc. (IPATA) was founded in 1979 to provide professional, competent and caring pet transportation relocation services throughout the USA and around the world.

National Missing Pet Network
In the event your pet goes missing, this is a great place to post.

Pets Welcome
Great resource for finding pet-friendly lodgings.

USDA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
APHIS leads inspections to help ensure the health and care of animals in American agriculture.

Veterinary Cancer Society
A non-profit educational organization, VCS was formed in 1976 by a small group of veterinarians who wanted to establish a professional organization dedicated to veterinary oncology. Nearly 1,000 members include specialists in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, internists, pathologists, pharmacologists and general practitioners worldwide.