Can’t find information using our searchable Pet Library or our blog? We can help, the internet is a great place to find good information on your pet’s health; however it is also easy to find bad information as well. We are sharing some of our favorite pet health links!
Companion Laser Therapy Find out more information on our cold laser therapy unit from Companion. This non-invasive treatment option is not only great for older, arthritic pets but also promotes faster healing of wounds, strains and sprains.
Acupuncture This site is a great introduction into acupuncture on pets as well as people.
Behavior and Training
ASPCA Virtual Pet Behaviorist Have a behavior question? Just type it in related articles are brought up instantly or simply browse the collection of behavioral related articles.
Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) CCPDT is an independent certifying organization for professional dog trainers. To become certified a trainer must log their training hours, submit letters of recommendations, and pass a certification test. Once certified the trainer then must attend continuing education classes every year to maintain their certification. Their website offers a search for their certified trainers.
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) This national organization allows clients search for trainers in their national database. APDT believes in positive training methods and has educational articles explaining their methods on their website.
Ultimate Puppy The Ultimate Puppy is a great resource for all puppy owners. This site contains information on socialization, house training, basic obedience, prevent unwanted behavior, puppy development and how dogs learn. A week by week guide gives you a training plan that covers multiple areas.
American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) The AAFP improves the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education, and scientific investigation.
Cat Fancier’s Association Looking to learn more about cat breeds? The Cat Fancier’s Association is the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats.
Cornell Feline Health Center A veterinary specialty center devoted to cats! Check out their wealth of information and even sign up for their cat health newsletter.
Feliway This site is full of information on cat behavior and Feliway Natural Spray for cats. Tools include stress level tests, videos, articles, and rebates on Feliway products.
American Veterinary Dental College The AVDC is the clinical specialist organization for veterinary dentists. This website has great information for veterinary staff and owners.
Canine Good Citizen The CGC is a certification program designed to reward dogs with good manners at home and in the community. The CGC is also the first step for dogs to become therapy dogs.
Dog Breed Information Center This site has great dog breed information include description, estimated size of adult dogs, temperament, exercise requirements, grooming, and more.
The Pet Health Network A great source of information for pet health and preventative health.
Vet Info Healthcare information for dog and cat owners.
Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) Presented by veterinarians dedicated to reducing pet obese, this site has information on pet weight loss, surveys, and food/calorie charts.
Tick Encounter Found a tick on your pet? Use the University of Rhode Island’s Tick Encounter website to identify it. This website is also a great website for education on tick life cycles, and diseases carried by ticks.
Companion Animal Parasite Council Informational site on parasites that effect our pet?s health as well as pet parasites that can effect human health.
CDC Healthy Pets Healthy People The Center for Disease Control put together this educational site about the health-related risks of owning and caring for animals.
Healthy People, Healthy Animals, Healthy Planet The Animal Health Institute presents information on how healthy pets can help keep people healthy.
Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
How to Love Your Dog, A Kid?s Guide to Dog Care This site is kid friendly! There are fun games, jokes, and activities for kids alone or with their dogs.
Pet Taxi Plus Pet Taxi Plus offers transportation services in the Metro Detroit area. Delivery is available to veterinary centers, emergency and hospital transfers, daycare centers, and grooming shops.
Wags -N- Tails Wag -N- Tails, located on 26 Mile Rd and Mound, offers boarding, daycare, and grooming. They also offer a wide variety of positive training classes including basic obedience to trick classes to dog acting.
ASPCA Poison Control The ASPCA poison control center has veterinary toxicologist on call to assist pet owners and veterinarians in the treatment of inappropriate ingestion of chemicals, plants, etc.
HomeAgain Microchip Home Again is a great way to re-unite you and your pet should your pet ever become lost. Up to 90% of pets without identification won’t be returned home, microchips are a permanent form of id.
Care Credit Care Credit is a credit card with a revolving line of credit to help pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. Care Credit is can help with veterinary bills as well as medical expenses for people including dental care.
Pets For Patriots Pets for Patriots works to unite members of the U.S. military, veterans, and service members with adult companion pets (who are less likely to be adopted) at little or no cost.
PetInsurance.org This website is a pet insurance guide with information for owners and profiles of the major pet insurance companies. Their goal is to assist you find a pet insurance that fits your needs as well as your budget.
Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) The nation’s oldest and largest pet health care provider. They offer four plans to fit your needs and your budget.
Trupanion Trupanion keeps pet insurance simple by offering a single plan for accident and illness and has the fastest claim time for pet insurance companies today.
Pet Loss Support
Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement Professionally trained bereavement counselors are available at no charge to anyone grieving for a beloved pet.
Pet Loss Help This site is devoted to helping those grieving over the loss of a pet. Information includes stages of grief, tribute pages, and more.
National Wildlife Rahabilitators Association (NWRA) This site is great for finding a local wildlife rehabilitator in your area. They have great guides on what to do if you find a baby or injured animal until a licensed rehabilitator is available. The most common is birds and small mammals.
The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council Another great resource for finding a licensed wildlife rehabilitator.