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:
Orthopedic Foundation for Animal’s mission is to improve the health and well being of companion animals through a reduction in the incidence of genetic disease, namely hip dysplasia. The organization has also begun to expand into other inherited diseases as well as other companion animals such as cats. The OFA databases serve all breeds of dogs and cats, and provide breeders a means to respond to the challenge of improving the genetic health of their breed through better breeding practices. You can view these databases and learn more about the organization by visiting the OFA website.
Don’s Pet Care & Training Center provides the greater Ogden, UT area with professional puppy training classes. Don’s Pet Care & Training Center is also available to assist the public with all questions and concerns involving dog ownership and care and to provide education to owners for better pet care. They offer basic puppy obedience training, available as group classes or in private lessons within their large, indoor training facility. A well-trained puppy develops into a well-behaved and much loved member of the family, so set up your training session today!
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Indoor Cat Initiative and WOSU Public Media present Keeping Indoor Cats Healthy. Tony Buffinton, DVM, PhD provides an informative presentation about keeping your indoor cat healthy.
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.
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.
Petplace.com is the premier web destination for people who love their animal companions. More than 85 veterinarians, including many veterinary specialists, have written for Petplace.com, building an ever-growing library of over 10,000 veterinarian approved articles to peruse and select from. Petplace offers the most comprehensive resource for pet health and wellness articles, as well as over 4,000 heartwarming pet stories that will make you, laugh, cry and feel good inside. If you are “PetCrazy”, then Petplace.com is for you!
This is an excellent online 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.
The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement is a group of compassionate volunteers who are professionally trained in pet bereavement counseling. The APLB is unique, and its services are free and available to anyone grieving a beloved pet. The website incorporates the collective wisdom and experience of all of the members of the online community. It offers a wealth of information and resources meant to assist in dealing with the grief of losing a pet.