Helpful 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:

  • Charitable Organizations
  • General Information & Resources
  • Pet Health & Diseases
  • Pet Loss & Grief Support
  • Veterinary Profession & Education
  • Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation

Charitable Organizations

Veterinarians Without Borders
Veterinarians without Borders is working to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us—improving goat production and empowering AIDS/HIV affected families in Uganda, managing free-roaming dogs in Chile and Guatemala and enhancing community awareness of animal health care in Laos. Our work promotes long term sustainability and community independence and works toward a global solution to better health and livelihoods for the world’s poorest people.

The Farley Foundation
The Farley Foundation is a registered charity that assists people in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for the pets that mean the world to them. The Foundation currently serves only Ontario residents.

General Information & Resources

Pet Health Network
Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care.

Veterinary Information Network, Veterinary Partner supports veterinarians and pet owners in the care of companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.

FAB is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for out cats.

Pet Dental
A healthy mouth is an important part of an overall healthy body and a long, happy life. Help your pet live a long, healthy life through the power of daily brushing, regular checkups and the right nutrition.

ASPCA Poison Control
Excellent online resource for 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 that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

American Heartworm Society
This site contains detailed information about heartworm disease, its prevention and treatment.

Pet Health & Diseases

Worms and Germs Blog – University of Guelph
An excellent discussion forum on infectious diseases and how they affect both humans and animals.

Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine – Indoor Pet Initiative
Our goal is to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals world-wide so that all pets and their caregivers can experience optimal well-being. Optimal well-being permits individuals to thrive in their environments. By giving caregivers the information and tools needed to recognize thriving in their pets, and to create an environment that permits them to thrive across the lifespan, we aim to sustain the highest quality relationship between pets and their owners possible. The Indoor Pet Initiative (IPI) provides a foundation for pet owners and veterinarians to create plans tailored to promote thriving that are based on the soundest, most up-to-date science available.

Pet Loss & Grief Support

Help Guide
Help yourself to greater health and happiness. Providing valuable information on dealing with pet loss as well as other topics.

The Pet Loss Support Page
Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet.


Veterinary Profession & Education

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association – The Veterinary Profession – A Career Guide
A career guide for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine.

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA)
The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association is a professional association representing veterinarians across Ontario. The OVMA is committed to advancing and promoting excellence in veterinary medicine, the betterment of animal health, and contributing to the protection of human health. Visit “For Pet Owners” section.

Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation

Ontario Wildlife Rescue
The primary goal of the Ontario Wildlife Rescue is to connect people who have found injured or orphaned wild animals with those who can look after them and get them back into the wild. The secondary goal is to help raise money for wildlife centers across Ontario.