Helpful Pet Links

Helpful Pet Links

From pet recalls to new food products, there are dozens of updates available online to help pet owners provide the best possible care for their loyal companions. Palos Animal Hospital has created this page of helpful links to give you access to resources that address these updates as well as other pet topics, including poison control, microchipping, and more. Click on the topics below to view a list of links, and give us a call if you have any questions.

Pet Health and Nutrition

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Provides details on various toxic substances, including informative articles and a phone number for consultations

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
Includes a wealth of information for cat owners, including health and handling tips

American Heartworm Society
Provides information about heartworm disease, including symptoms, prevention, and treatment

Cornell Feline Health Center
Addresses cats’ unique medical needs from a university level

FDA Pet Recalls & Withdrawals
Lists the latest pet product recalls from the Food & Drug Administration

Includes material on various Hill’s nutrition products and health topics for dogs and cats

Provides information on various Iams nutrition products and health topics for dogs and cats

Provides information on Merial pet products, including parasite prevention medications

Veterinary Associations

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Provides information on the latest pet topics and news in veterinary medicine

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
Non-profit accrediting veterinary organization that promotes the highest standards in veterinary care.

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
Provides information about all of the veterinary schools in the United States

Chicago Veterinary Medical Association
Local branch of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Miscellaneous Helpful Veterinary Links

AAHA Universal Pet Microchip Lookup
Serves as search tool that helps lost pets return home to their owners

Best Friends
Large animal sanctuary in Utah that provides foster care and permanent homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, potbellied pigs, and parrots as well as wildlife shelter and rehabilitation

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)
MAF funds research to protect, treat, and cure animals. Donations can also be made in memory of a person or pet.