The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is an international association of more than 42,000 veterinary care providers who treat companion animals. AAHA is the only organization that accredits animal hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada. AAHA-accredited hospitals voluntarily choose to be evaluated on 900 standards in the following areas: quality of care; diagnostic & pharmacy; management; medical records; and facility.
A source of information about the veterinary medical profession and topics related to animal health and welfare and the role of veterinary medicine in our society.
We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline numbers, and many other resources.
Learn about dogs, find the best food for your dog, or discover the best dog breed for you.
Lost Dog and Cat Foundation is a non-profit animal rescue organization saving the lives of thousands of homeless and abandoned pets each year. We rescue dogs and cats facing euthanasia in overcrowded shelters and place them for adoption in loving homes. All our animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption.
Are you wondering how you are going to care for your pet as you age in place? Are you wondering if you should adopt a pet as you age in place? This guide will help you decide on the best choice for you. Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages.
Pet Partners’ Therapy Animal Program represents the best that the field of animal-assisted interventions has to offer. Volunteers in the Therapy Animal Program interact with a wide variety of clients including veterans with PTSD, seniors living with Alzheimer’s, students with literacy challenges, patients in recovery, people with intellectual disabilities, and those approaching end of life.
At Pet Partners, we believe that the human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial relationship that improves the physical, social, and emotional lives of those we serve. We are motivated by connection, compassion, and a commitment to sharing this meaningful bond with everyone who can benefit from time spent with an animal.
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) website provide a variety of information on animal health and welfare-related topics.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) supports its members in improving the health and welfare of cats through high standards of practice, continuing education, and evidence-based medicine.
A source of information on all aspects of heartworms and what you need to know to protect your pet.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. Our organization was founded on the belief that animals are entitled to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans and must be protected under the law. The ASPCA’s mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
Bark Busters’ mission is to promote clear and open communication between owners and their dogs using simple and effective training methods that appeal to the canine psyche.
Resource of information on Feline Chronic Renal Failure and an overview of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
A source of information for emergency assistance by phone for suspected cases of animal poisonings as well as helpful library links and information on substances toxic to animals.
Are you a new pet parent, or looking to bolster your pet care skills? Read on for grooming guides, nutrition information, safety tips, and more.
A source of information about plants that are toxic to animal, includes names and pictures of common poisonous plants.
The Cat Fanciers’ Association website provides information and pictures of cat breeds, advice on cat care, news of upcoming cat shows, and much more for those who love cats!
This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
A source of information and contact details for all schools of veterinary medicine in the United States.