Client education is very important to our team at Avon Lake Animal Clinic. We have taken great care to compile this helpful list of informational links for our pet owners. Although there is much educational material available, it is important to remember that no amount of personal research can replace a professional veterinary consult. If you have questions about your pet’s care or concerns about their health, please contact us immediately.
Pet Health Campus
Avon Lake Animal Clinic is only one segment of the Avon Lake Pet Health Campus. Our other locations include a pet resort, grooming salon, and a full service animal rehabilitation facility. For more information, please visit the links below:
- American Animal Hospital Association
- American Association of Feline Practitioners
- American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians
- American Association of Veterinary Acupuncture
- American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
- Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
Dog Related Sites
- The Senior Dogs Project. A website devoted to looking out for older dogs.
- The American Kennel Club's list of dog breeds from A to Z.
- Learn About Heartworm Disease in Dogs.
- Medical Mutts: a guide to service dogs
Cat Related Sites
- The Cat Fancier's Association has information on cat shows, cat breeds, cat care, as well as a showcase of top winning cats.
- Cornell University Veterinary School's Feline Health Center website contains information on medical topics relating to cat health care.
- Ohio State University's Indoor Cat Initiative provides information related to enriching the lives of indoor cats.
- Information about Feline Hyperthyroidism
- The Internet Guide to Feline Diabetes.
- Heartworm is not only a disease for dogs; cats can get Heartworm, too. Learn more by visiting KnowHeartWorms.org or The Feline Heartworm Society.
General Pet Sites
- The ASPCA exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate fear, pain and suffering in animals.
- Visit the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center website for any animal poison-related emergency.
- If animals were able to talk, you would find their voices at The Humane Society of the United States. The Humane Society promotes the protection of all animals. Here you will find many wonderful animal-related stories and lots of valuable information on pet care, pet adoption and animal welfare issues.
- Learn more about the human-animal health connection at the Delta Society.
- Are you looking to adopt a pet? Are you looking for a lost pet? You can do both at PetFinder.com.
- Growing Up With Pets provides information on helping parents foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets.
- Recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasite infections.
- Home Again, the preferred choice for microchipping through Avon Lake Animal Clinic.
- If you are looking into pet insurance options, please check out Embrace Pet Insurance!
Pet Loss Information
- The University of Florida offers a Grief Support Hotline plus some articles on coping with pet loss.
- Tufts University offers a Grief Support Hotline and articles regarding the loss of a pet.
- Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's Pet Loss Support Hotline
- The University of Illinois Grief Support Hotline
Traveling With Your Pet
- Visit DogFriendly before you plan your trip.
- Travelling with your cat by the Feline Advisory Bureau
- Basic information on domestic and international travel of pets by the US Department of Agriculture
Prescription Food Products We Offer
- Hills (Science diet) prescription diets
- Purina prescription diets
- Iams veterinary diets
- Royal Canin veterinary diets
Non-Prescription Food Products We Offer