Pet Links and Resources
American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
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 Fancier’s 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.
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.
AKC Canine Good Citizen
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.
The Gabriel Foundation
Non-profit and rescue organization for pet parrots.
General Pet Sites
AAHA Helping Pets Fund
As the benevolent arm of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the AAHA Foundation seeks to improve the lives of pets. The AAHA Helping Pets Fund works with AAHA-accredited veterinary practices to identify pets in need. Accredited practices may then apply for assistance from the Fund for emergency and non-elective treatment of abandoned pets and pets whose owners are facing financial hardship.
Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement
Professionally trained volunteers in pet bereavement counseling, the APLB's services are free and available to anyone bereaving for a beloved pet.
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.
Growing up with pets
Growing Up With Pets is an educational program devoted to bringing parents a resource for information and advice on how to help them foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets.
Healthy People. Healthy Animals. Healthy Planet.
The Animal Health Institute and its member companies have developed a campaign to educate the public on the disease-prevention continuum — by giving animals medicine, we can keep humans healthy, too.
Pet Loss Grief Support Website
A gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet.
Pet Loss Help
Devoted to helping you manage the grieving process that follows the loss of an animal companion.
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.
The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)
A group of veterinarians and veterinary healthcare experts dedicated to reducing the pet obesity epidemic.
Health care information for dog and cat owners.
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!
A pet microchip creates a forever bond between you and the pet you love. And together with the HomeAgain pet recovery system, you’ll give your pet the best chance of coming back home to you.
Veterinary Schools in the U.S.
Provides links to all the veterinary schools in the U.S.
National & Local Organizations
AAHA’s pet owner site
An invaluable online resource for all pet owners, from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
American Heartworm Society
The global resource for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease.
ASPCA – poison control information
The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere. Our mission, as stated by our founder, Henry Bergh, in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization—backed by 11 million Americans, or one in every 28. Established in 1954, The HSUS seeks a humane and sustainable world for all animals—a world that will also benefit people. We are America's mainstream force against cruelty, exploitation and neglect, as well as the most trusted voice extolling the human-animal bond.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition
The Hill's® pet food lines began in 1939. Dr. Mark L. Morris Sr. believed certain diseases in pets could be managed through carefully formulated nutrition. His ideas were visionary in veterinary medicine, and he soon had the chance to prove his theory.
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
For over 140 years, the ASPCA has been making a difference in the lives of animals across the country. ASPCA Pet Health Insurance Plans can make a difference in the life of your pet with affordable pet insurance.
Pets Best Insurance
Pets Best strives to help pet owners achieve financial security and protect the health of their pets by providing quality insurance coverage, prompt claim payment, and unsurpassed service both before and after the sale.
Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)
As the nation’s oldest and largest pet health insurance provider, VPI has a proven track record of protecting pets—for life.
Pets with Cancer
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.
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.
Find pet-friendly lodging, pet sitting, and other related pet travel services and information.
"Very caring and compassionate"– William & Grace P.
"The best care for your animals in the valley"– Michael J.
"Clinic is super clean and well organized. Staff is very professional, helpful, and friendly"– M. Crawford
"I was so impressed with the professionalism at your office. Bella and myself were treated so lovingly and caring. I felt at ease the moment I met the doctor and felt her warm care toward Bella"– K. Spears
"Excellent! Quality of care is the best"– Cherri & Randy S.