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AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
The AVMA's extensive website has a large section of Public Resources which can help you with everything from pet care to handling emergencies to careers in veterinary medicine.
CHOOSING A VETERINARIAN
Click here for information from the AVMA on what to think about before choosing a veterinarian to make sure that you make a choice that works for your individual needs.
NATIONAL PESTICIDE INFORMATION CENTER
Find answers to questions about how pesticides can affect your family and your pets. Visit www.npic.orst.edu or call 1.800.858.7378.
PET POISON HELPLINE
Did your dog or cat just eat something poisonous? Call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately. The sooner a dog poisoning or cat poisoning is diagnosed, the easier, less expensive, and safer it is to treat your pet. Call 800-213-6680 or visit www.petpoisonhelpline.com.
DOG BITE PREVENTION RESOURCES
PENNSYLVANIA VETERINARY FOUNDATION
Click here to read about dog bite prevention for kids, as well as access some great links leading to dog bite prevention coloring books, games, and a quiz. There are also printable information sheets that teach about how to read a dog's body language, tips, and more.
The charitable arm of PVMA, the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation (PVF) raises money for veterinary student scholarships, The Last Chance Fund which provides funds for the veterinary care of abused or neglected unowned companion animals, and Henry's Cupboard which provides the elderly and disabled with food for their pets.
THE RIGHT PET FOR YOU
PETPLAN PET INSURANCE
The ASPCA explores several types of pets and gives food for thought to see if the temperament of you and the pet, as well as your lifestyle, might be compatible.
Unexpected accidents and illnesses can wreak havoc on your family budget. Petplan® pet insurance helps cover the costs so that you can concentrate on what matters most — getting your four–legged family members the care they deserve.