Resources

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:

Dog Influenza

Canine influenza (Dog Flu) is a serious illness that poses a threat to the health of all dogs. Get important information about the disease, treatment options, prevention tips and a variety of other helpful resources. Help keep your pet healthy and safe from this dangerous condition by educating yourself and taking the right measures for prevention.

 

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Remind My Pet

Remind My Pet is an innovative new resource to help keep pet owners up to date on various important animal health topics. Pet owners can enter their information and receive text message or email reminders whenever a dose of medication is due, such as flea and tick or heartworm prevention medicine. Help keep your pets up to date on all of their important medications and ensure ongoing good health.

 

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Petfinder

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals that are in need of homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Petfinder’s mission is to use Internet technology and the resources it can generate to: increase public awareness of the availability of high-quality adoptable pets, increase the overall effectiveness of pet adoption programs across North America to the extent that the euthanasia of adoptable pets is eliminated, and elevate the status of pets to that of family member.

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American Kennel Club (AKC)

Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, support the advancement of canine health and wellbeing and work to protect the rights of all dog owners as well as promote responsible dog ownership. The American Kennel Club website provides a wealth of information and resources for owners, future owners and breeders as well as detailed information about each designated breed.

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Hill's Pet Health

Hills® Pet Health is dedicated to helping pets reach their full potential through quality nutrition and healthcare. Find helpful resource on cat care and dog care as well as extensive information on each item in the product line offered by Hills®.

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The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University is dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching, research, and service to promote animal and human health for the public good. The website contains information about the college, available programs, continuing education and a number of helpful resources for both veterinary professionals and pet owners.

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Sentinel

Sentinel Flavor Tabs effectively kill flea eggs and larvae before they become adults, and combine flea prevention with heartworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm protection in one tasty, beef-flavored tablet. Learn more about the product and how you can get it for your pet on the Sentinel website.

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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.  Find a huge selection of helpful tips and informative articles as well as a section designed specifically for children.

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Lupine Pet

Lupine Pet markets a variety of functional, fashionable products that are designed to last – in fact, they’re guaranteed, even if chewed. The website features everything from leashes and collars to training products and even a bakery that offers tasty treats for your four-legged friends. Purchase online or find a local retailer in your area that sells Lupine products.

 

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Home Again Microchips

Do you have a plan in place should your pet become lost? Microchipping is a simple, minimally invasive way to permanently identify your pet so that if he or she ever wanders off and is delivered to a nearby shelter or humane society, you can be reunited again. Arroyo Vista Veterinary Hospital provides microchipping as part of our comprehensive veterinary services. Learn more about this innovative identification method at the Home Again website.

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American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a nonprofit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.

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