General Care Resources
Pet Names With Personality
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.
The Independent Pet & Animal Transportation Association
An international network of concerned pet shippers, IPATA was founded in 1979 to provide professional, competent and caring pet transportation relocation services throughout the USA and around the world.
Find information on travelling with your pet and finding pet friendly hotels and vacation rentals.
American Kennel Club
Trupanion Pet Insurance
VPI Pet Insurance
Pet Insurance Review
can assist you in comparing rates and benefits
ASPCA Poison Control Society
The ASPCA provides a consultation service for animals that ingest foreign substances. There is a charge for this service.
Pet Poison Help Line
Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. We have the ability to help every poisoned pet, with all types of poisonings, 24 hours a day. Our knowledge and expertise of pet poisons will put your mind at ease when dealing with a potential emergency. There is a charge for this service.
General Health Resources
Companion Animal Parasite Council
Information on pets, parasites and keeping your family safe from parasites and zoonotic diseases.
This site has a large collection of animal health articles written by veterinarians and animal health workers.
List of Dog Breeds & Their Common Genetic Diseases
This website has a host of pet care information for pet owners.
The Animal Health institute
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. Healthy People. Healthy Animals. Healthy Planet.
AVSAB Position Statement
These are the American Vet Society of Animal Behaviour’s position statements on various behaviour topics such as dominance, punishment, puppy socialization and guidelines on choosing a trainer.
Dog Gone Safe
Dog bite prevention through education
Help For Stressed Pets
Veterinary Oral Health Council
VOHC is a collection of veterinary dentist who evaluate the efficacy of dental products and recognize those that aid in dental health.
Feline Specific Health
Indoor Pet Initiative
Great information on enriching pets indoor living, especially reducing stress on indoor cats.
American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has loads of good information regarding feline health.
Cornell Feline Health Center
Here at the Cornell Feline Health Center, we are dedicated to improving the welfare of all cats by supporting research into a variety of issues that affect feline health and well-being and to the dissemination of information to cat owners, breeders, veterinary professionals, conservationists, and cat lovers worldwide
Hills Pet Nutrition
Information on Science Diet formulations and other nutritional information on pet food.
Royal Canin Pet Food
Information on Royal Canin pet foods and other nutritional information.
American Association of Food Control Officials
American Association of Food Control Officials. This is the regulatory body that controls Pet Food in the USA and ensures that pet food meets all nutritional requirements. There is no such body in Canada. There is not a lot of useful information on this website but you should see a statement on your pet food saying it meets all AAFCO standards.
The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)
The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) is made up of dedicated veterinarians and veterinary healthcare personnel who are committed to making the lives of dogs, cats, all other animals and people healthier and more vital. There are lots of tools on this website to help you keep your animal in its best body condition.
Supplementary Health Care
Find information about the various signs and symptoms that often we face in the animal chiropractic world. Our own Dr. Rennert can see your pet for a chiropractic consultation.
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
Veterinary Associations and Resc
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.
Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association(PSVMA)
Old Dog Haven
A 501 not-for-profit charitable organization whose goal it is to improve the quality of life of geriatric or “senior” dogs that need care and homes, mainly in the western part of Washington State.
Everett Animal Shelter
The Everett Animal Shelter cares for lost and abandoned animals for most of Snohomish County.