Pet Health Links
As we move along your pet’s journey to wellness it is important to fully understand the nature of your pet’s health. The following sites are great online resources to help you on your way:
Pet Health Network is a leading vet authority on all topics related to your pet’s health. Here you can find answers to all of your questions about caring for your pet.
The American Animal Hospital Association sets the standard for quality veterinary care as the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in The United States and Canada. This link takes you to a page dedicated to you, the owner, where they have great resources to let you excel with quality care for your pets at home, too.
Dogs and Ticks is a great place to learn about the health risks ticks and other biting insects can pose to your dog, including information on the diseases they carry and a map showing their prevalence in your own community.
The ASPCA: Animal Poison Control website has a great list of resources compiled by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals covering topics like what to do if your pet ingests something poisonous and what types of plants cats and dogs can and cannot eat.
Pet Link is a 24/7/365 pet registry and recovery service that maintains a database of pet microchip IDs in order to help reunite lost pets with their owners as quickly and easily as possible. Their website also has some great information about keeping your pet safe and secure both at home and abroad.
Partners for Healthy Pets wants to improve the lives of you and your pets. Their website has more information on preventive health care that will give you and your pets the options needed to provide the health care your pets deserves through regular veterinary visits.
Petaid was founded to support education, scholarships, and service programs that improve animal health and welfare of in Colorado. Their website has valuable information on the importance of how each veterinarian broadens the impact on animal health.
Bringing your Cat to the Veterinarian
We know that often times the most difficult part of keeping your cat healthy is actually getting your cat to the vet’s office in the first place. While our clinic practices low stress handling techniques to make your cat’s visit to the vet less traumatic, the process of even coaxing your cat into the carrier can be too stressful for both of you to attempt it. The following are some helpful videos from The CATalyst Council to give you the inside scoop on how to make such an important trip a lot easier.