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Local Pet Resources
- City of St John’s Animal Care and Adoption Centre (http://www.stjohns.ca/living-st-johns/animal-care-and-adoption)
- SPCA St John’s (http://www.spcastjohns.org/)
- NL Helping Lost Pets (https://www.facebook.com/groups/NLHelpingLostPets)
- Beagle Paws (http://www.beaglepaws.com/)
- Bird and Small Animal Rescue (http://www.birdandsmallanimalrescue.com/)
- Greyhound Pets NL (http://www.gpac-nl.com/)
- Heavenly Creatures (http://www.heavenlycreatures.ca/)
- Mollie’s Dream (http://www.molliesdream.org/)
There is a lot of information out on the Internet – some of it reliable, and some of it not. We know that many pet owners like to do their research and educate themselves on their pets’ conditions, or even just the best ways to care for their pets. Typing your question into Google can get you an overwhelming amount of information, and sometimes a lot of scary information.
We’re here to help. The following is a collection of websites our team trusts, that will provide you with reliable and useful information. We encourage you to start your research with these pages – you should be able to find what you’re looking for, without having to weed through too many unreliable sources!
- Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (www.animalhealthcare.ca)
- American Animal Hospital Association (www.healthypet.com)
- American Association of Feline Practitioners (http://www.catvets.com/) – An excellent resource for cat lovers.
- Dr. Sophie Yin (http://drsophiayin.com/) – A fantastic resource for animal behaviour.
- Guinea Lynx (http://www.guinealynx.info/) – An excellent resource for guinea pig owners.
- House Rabbit Society (http://rabbit.org/) – An excellent resource for rabbit owners.
- Paw Club (http://pawclub.ca/) – An online community for dog owners.
- Pet Health Network (http://pethealthnetwork.com/) – Health information for cat and dog owners.
- Pet Nutrition Alliance (www.petnutritionalliance.org) – A nutrition resource.
- Pets & Parasites (http://www.petsandparasites.org/) – Everything you could possible want to know about parasites and your pet!
- Vet Street (http://www.vetstreet.com/) – Full of interesting news articles, as well as useful resources about pet care.
- Veterinary Partner (http://www.veterinarypartner.com/) – A place to learn more about health issues your pet may have.
- Winn Feline Foundation Cat Health Library (http://www.winnfelinefoundation.org/education/cat-health-library) – Another fantastic resource for cat owners, covering a broad range of disease topics.
- Worms & Germs Blog – Information Sheets for Pet Owners (http://www.wormsandgermsblog.com/promo/services/) – A wonderful resource from a great blog, especially about animal diseases that can also be a risk for people.