Pet Owner Resources

VeterinaryPartner.com– Highly recommended, answers to your questions about your pet’s health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior, and safety.

Dogs and Cats

Indoor Pet Initiative- The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine– Behavior, training, enrichment, health, and more for dogs and cats.

Pets and Parasites – Good resource for information about ticks, mosquitos, mange, worms, etc. It includes parasite prevalence maps for our area and the entire US (helpful when planning for travel.)

Dogs and Ticks– identification, diseases and more.

Veterinary Oral Health Council- Periodontal (Gum) Disease, lists VOHC approved dental treats, chews for pets.

Pet Obesity Prevention

Itch Tracker- landscape view- Chart for tracking itching and scratching in pets; This will help in evaluating how effectively a pet’s skin/allergy medication is working.

Itch Tracker- portrait view

Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine- Cat Enrichment Page– For owners indoor cats, everything from understanding them to problem solving.

Fritz the Brave– Helping owners and caregivers of cats with feline asthma education, treatment and management.

Caring for Your Diabetic Cat, with video– from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Multidrug Sensitivity in Herding Breeds- MDR 1 Gene Mutation

Pet Quality of Life Checklist – An evaluation and decision-making tool for pet owners to gauge of quality of life of geriatric or seriously ill pets.

Rabbits, Pocket Pets, Exotics

House Rabbit Society– Rabbit care, how to medicate, and more.

American Pet Diner – Complete diets for Rabbits, Chinchillas, and Guinea Pigs.

Oxbow Animal Health (Oxbow Hay Company)- Complete diets, treats, bedding, and more for Rabbits, Chinchillas, Guinea Pigs, Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils, Tortoises, and Iguanas.

UK Chameleons– Resource for Chameleon care, health, and more.

SEAVS– Exotic pet care information for Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Small Exotic Mammals.

Loss of a Pet

Coping With the Loss of a Pet from the American Veterinary Medical Association

Pet Loss Support Hotline- Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine– 540-231-8038. Staffed by trained volunteers on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 8 pm, or you can leave a message and they’ll call you back when a counselor is there.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine- Pet Loss Support Hotline607-253-3932
6:00pm-9:00pm Eastern Time on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Washington State University Pet Loss Hotline

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Books for children on loss of a pet: Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven by Newbery Medalist author Cynthia Rylant. These are available online and at Barnes & Noble. Recommended by our doctors!

Product Rebates and Reward Programs

For Simparica, ProHeart6, Revolution, Rimadyl, and Convenia: zoetispetcarerewards.com

For Trifexis, Interceptor Plus, Comfortis: elancorebates.com

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