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Additional Veterinary Resources

It's important to maintain your pet's health. We want to keep your furry friend healthy with our quality veterinary services and by offering you helpful tips to keep your pet healthy between visits. Return to the tips for a healthy pet page.

Animal Alliances

Kelley Bollen, MS, CABC (Certified Animal Behavior Consultant)
http://www.animalalliances.com/

ASPCA

http://www.aspca.org/

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center's veterinary toxicology experts are your life-line for critical information during any poison-related emergency! Put their number in your speed dial 888-426-4435!
www.aspcapro.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Healthy Pets

Facts and tips to help you live happily with your pets while staying healthy.
www.cdc.gov/healthypets/

Companion Animal Parasite Control

www.petsandparasites.org

Cornell Canine Health Center

http://www.canine.vet.cornell.edu

Cornell University - College of Veterinary Medicine

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/

Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association

www.massvet.org

Pet MD

http://www.petmd.com/

Pet Safety Tips- Hot Weather Tips

Hot weather is hard on pets as well as people. Think twice before bringing your dog to the beach or park on very hot days.

If your pet exhibits the following signs, please contact your veterinarian and animal emergency service as these are signs of heat stroke and may prove fatal: excessive panting, vomiting, tiring easily, diminished appetite and lethargy.

For more helpful hints on summer safety for your pets, please click on the provided link.

https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/hot-weather-tips

Pet Travel Tips

The summer is a great time to bring your family on vacation! Don't forget about your family pets. The MSPCA has offered great tips when traveling with your four-legged friends.

Provided is a helpful link to make your trip in your truck or car a safe one for both you and your pet.

http://www.mspca.org/programs/pet-owner-resources/living-with-pets/pet-safety-tips/pet-travel-tips.html

PupQuest

PupQuest is a website that will guide you in your search for a healthy puppy from a responsible source, whether it be a breeder, animal shelter, or rescue.
http://www.pupquest.org/

The Humane Society

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/pets/?credit=web_id103701348

The Paw Project

http://www.thepawproject.org/

Trupanion - Medical Insurance for Your Pets

Trupanion gives you the power to protect your pets with NO LIMITS. Be a truHero! Call 800-569-7913 or visit their website for a free quote.
www.trupanion.com

American Animal Hospital Association

The American Animal Hospital Association is the accrediting body for companion animal hospitals in the United States and Canada.
https://www.aaha.org/

American Veterinary Medical Association

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 86,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services.
www.avma.org