Resources & Links
The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) seeks to enhance the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care to companion animals and to enable veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence. AAHA also seeks to enhance the abilities of veterinarians to meet the public’s needs as they relate to the delivery of small animal veterinary medicine. Only 5% of veterinary practices meet the high standards of AAHA accreditation.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Center for Veterinary Medicine
This division of the FDA covers a variety of animal and veterinary related topics, including drug development and approval, news and events, approved product information, safety and health resources, as well as animal health literacy, and information for consumers and veterinarians such as pet food and treat recalls.
Hills Pet Health is dedicated to helping pets reach their full potential through quality nutrition and healthcare. Find helpful resource on cat care and dog care as well as extensive information on each item in the product line offered by Hills. Visit this link for information on special offers and discounts.
For decades, Purina has been focused on pet nutrition and supporting the welfare of animals. The Purina website features information about their extensive line of products, both for cats and dogs, as well as a more detailed background on the company and the many pet-related initiatives they are promoting. Visit this link for information on special offers and discounts.
Royal Canin is committed to an approach leading to health nutrition, with a view to giving the most precise and adequate nutritional answers to the specific requirements of dogs and cats. Learn more about the extensive line of Royal Canin products through their website and access a number of helpful resources for pet owners.
AAHA Universal Pet Microchip Lookup
Microchip identification helps to reunite lost pets with their rightful owners every day. In an effort to support this important pet safety initiative, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has created a universal online tool where microchip numbers can be entered and the microchip company associated with them retrieved. Visitors simply type in the 9, 10 or 15 character microchip number and click submit. It’s that easy!
This is an excellent online resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants and products that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.
Founded in 1949, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals in our community. HSPPR rescues and cares for animals in distress, reunites lost pets with their owners, finds loving homes for homeless animals and teaches people how to properly care for and respect animals, as well as enforces licensing and other animal ordinances.