Pet Health

Worms & Germs Blog
https://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/

Pet Poison Hotline:
https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/

ASPCA Poison Control Centre – 1-888-426-4435
a consultation fee may apply

Veterinary Partner:
www.veterinarypartner.com

Heartworm Society: https://www.heartwormsociety.org/ 
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

Acupuncture: Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) from the Chi Institute in Florida:
https://www.tcvm.com/Home.aspx

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/
The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health-related topics, including the latest news on
such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth diseases, and many other things.

Health Canada:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca 


General Information

Our kitten and adult cat plans: 
Feline Wellness Plans as of February 2022

Our puppy and adult dog plans: 
Canine Wellness Plans as of February 2022

Spay & Neuter (pdf)
Canine Lifecycle Spay/Neuter

Spay & Neuter guidelines:
https://www.aaha.org/aaha-guidelines/life-stage-canine-2019/spay-and-neuter-timing/

Healthy pets, Healthy people:
https://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/index.html

Choosing a pet:
https://www.ovma.org/pet-owners/choosing-a-pet/

What you need to know before adopting or buying a pet:
https://www.ovma.org/what-you-need-to-know-before-buying-or-adopting-a-pet/

OVMA – Dog Owner’s Handbook:
http://www.ovma.org/pet_owners/dogs/welcome_dog.html

Ohio State University – Indoor Pet Enrichment Initiative:
http://indoorpet.osu.edu/

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA):
https://ontariospca.ca/

Behaviour Problems:
Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behaviour,
this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioural problems such as feline house soiling, barking dogs, aggression,
or any other behavioural problem.
https://greatdogs.com

The Canadian Cat Association
A wealth of information on purebred cats and breeders
www.cca-afc.com 

Ontario Veterinary College:
www.ovc.uoguelph.ca 


Pet Loss

OVC Pet Support hotline: (519) 824-4120 ext: 53694 – 
http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/petloss

Web-based support:
http://www.petloss.com

Walking With You:
Tim Boulton, grief counsellor: 
(519) 831-2082
http://walkingwithyou.ca

Rainbow Bridge – Grief Support Community:
https://www.rainbowsbridge.com/hello.htm
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members