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SRVH ASSOCIATIONS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES RESOURCE 

Associations

The associations listed below are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of preference or importance.

American Association for Feline Practitioners  – www.catvets.com
Dr. Weber is a member of The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), a professional organization of veterinarians who share an interest in providing excellence in the care and treatment of cats.The AAFP seeks to raise the standards of feline medicine and surgery among practitioners by sharing knowledge, rewarding advancement in research, sponsoring continuing education, supporting American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certification in the Feline Practice category, and encouraging veterinary student interest in feline practice.

American Kennel Club – www.akc.org
The American Kennel Club is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of purebred dogs. AKC is a “club of clubs,” comprised of over 500 member clubs and almost 5000 affiliated clubs. AKC maintains a registry of recognized breeds; adopts and enforces rules and regulations governing dog events; and fosters and encourages interest in, and the health and welfare of, purebred dogs.

Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation – www.arflife.org
ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives. ARF strives to create a world where every loving dog and cat has a home, where every lonely person has a companion animal, and where children learn to care.

American Veterinary Medical Association – www.avma.org
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), established in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 67,000 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services.

American Animal Hospital Association – www.aaha.org
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is an international association of more than 24,000 veterinary care providers who treat companion animals. Established in 1933, AAHA is well known among veterinarians and pet owners for its standards for hospitals and pet health care. San Ramon Veterinary Hospital has repeatedly been awarded AAHA’s highest level of accreditation.   

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners – www.abvp.com

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – www.acvim.org

ASPCA’s Poison Control Center – www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control
As the premier animal poison control center in North America, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, make the call that can make all the difference: 888-426-4435. A consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges – www.aavmc.org

California Veterinary Medical Association – www.cvma.net
As the largest state veterinary medical association in the nation with more than 4200 members, the California Veterinary Medical Association is committed to serving their membership and community through innovative leadership and to improving animal and human health in an ethically and socially responsible manner.

CDC Healthy Pet – www.cdc.gov/HEALTHYPETS
Although animals can carry germs, it is important to know that you are more likely to get some of these germs from contaminated food or water than from your pet or another animal you encounter. The CDC has created this Web site to provide information about the health-related risks of owning and caring for animals. By following CDC’s simple tips on the Healthy Pets, Healthy People Web site, you can enjoy your pets while protecting yourself against diseases they carry.

Center for Veterinary Medicine- U.S. Food and Drug Administration – www.fda.gov/cvm

Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) – www.petsandparasites.org
CAPC The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease. The mission of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections. Visit them online at PetsAndParasites.org.

Cornell Feline Health Center – www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc

Healthypet.com –  www.aaha.org
Healthypet.com is an extension of AAHA and your link for healthy pets. You can count on AAHA for accurate, up-to-date, and entertaining information. AAHA knows your pet is an important member of your family. They will help you make the most of the relationship between you and your pet.

Guide Dogs For The Blind – www.guidedogs.com
Guide Dogs for the Blind helps create a profound partnership between person and dog – and help to unleash the potential in both of them. But it doesn’t happen by accident. It takes preparation, a world class training program, and support through life’s challenges.

Pet Loss Support – Provided by the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement – www.aplb.org

The Valley Humane Society (VHS) – valleyhumane.org
Is a non-profit, non-political organization consisting strictly of volunteers. Their mission is to educate the community on the need for responsible pet ownership, including the spaying and neutering of dogs and cats. They also assist in the rescue and placement of abandoned/stray or injured animals.

Veterinary Partner, a service of Veterinary Information Network – www.veterinarypartner.com

Products & Services

The products and services listed below are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of preference or importance.

Anypet.com – www.Pets4You.com
AnyPet.com is a popular resource to learn about all pet and animal breeds: dogs, cats, dog mixes, birds, reptiles, horses, rabbits, monkeys, rescues and shelters. Find information on individual pet breeders, trainers, pet supplies, products and services.

Agility Information – www.cleanrun.com

Bring Fido – Search your area for Dog-friendly Destinations! – www.bringfido.com

Frontline Plus – www.frontline.com
Frontline Plus is the only product of its kind that eliminates fleas and kills ticks on dogs and cats. It’s highly effective, easy to use and provides superior, guaranteed protection for your pet.

Heartgard Plus – www.heartgard.com
(ivermectin) Brand Products have helped other dog lovers, just like you, keep their pets happy and healthy. HEARTGARD is well tolerated. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Following the use of HEARTGARD, digestive and neurological side effects have rarely been reported. For more information, call us at (925) 837-0526

Hills – www.hillspet.com
As the company that defined clinical nutrition and spawned an entire industry, Hill’s has a past they’re very proud of. With over 125 veterinarians and a staff of thousands, they’re committed to providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition, technology, products, and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals, and pet specialty retailers worldwide.

Home Again – public.homeagain.com
The HomeAgain pet recovery and identification system includes a national network of over 20,000 veterinarians and animal shelters, 200,000 volunteer Pet Rescuers, and pet safety and wellness services designed to prevent your pet from becoming an unfortunate statistic.

John Van Olden Expert Canine Behavior Training and Consulting – www.johnvanolden.com
With over 20 years of professional experience, John Van Olden is one of the most successful and experienced dog trainers in California. John works with you and your pet, one-on-one, in the home-environment. Pet owner reviews have been excellent!

Pets Best Insurance – www.petsbest.com
Unlike many pet insurance providers, Pets Best proposes to deliver affordable protection for your entire pet family-not just the young ones. Read our Insurance coverage details for dogs & cats. From signing up online to filing a claim, no other company makes pet insurance this easy. Visit them online at PetsBest.com.

Pet Insurance Review – www.petinsurancereview.com

Pets Welcome – www.petswelcome.com
It’s a pet-friendly universe out there, so why not explore it with Petswelcome.com — the Internet’s largest pet/travel resource? Click on their logo and visit their Listings page for over 25,000 hotels, B&Bs, ski resorts, campgrounds, and beaches that are pet-friendly.

Sherlock Bones – www.sherlockbones.com
Yes, there really is a real live pet detective and he’s been on the beat for almost 20 years, helping thousands of clients find their lost and stolen dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and, believe it or not, pet turtles. A simple toll-free phone call to 1-800-942-6637 or e-mail can put you in touch with Sherlock Bones.

Trupanion Pet Insurance – www.trupanion.com
Trupanion Pet Insurance proposes to offer the most complete pet health insurance coverage for unexpected illnesses and accidents. If your pet becomes sick or injured, they will pay for all diagnostic tests, surgeries, and medications up to $20,000 – including coverage for hereditary and congenital disorders.

Tri Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) – www.tvar.org
Tri Valley Animal Rescue is a nonprofit, all volunteer organization whose mission is to end the unnecessary euthanasia of homeless animals. TVAR cooperates with area shelters and rescue groups, primarily the East County Animal Shelter, to provide homeless animals with socialization, foster homes, medical care and an opportunity for a second chance.

VPI Pet Insurance – www.petinsurance.com
A VPI Pet Insurance policy proposes to help pay for your pet’s treatments, surgeries, lab fees, X-rays, and much more. They provide you peace of mind knowing you can care for your pet no matter what the cost. Get a free no-obligation quote to find out how little it can cost to get peace of mind from America’s most trusted name in Pet Insurance.

Wisdom Panel MX Mixed-Breed Dog DNA Test – www.wisdompanel.com
Every Dog Has A Tale. That’s why Mars Veterinary created Wisdom Panel™ MX, the gold standard in mixed-breed genetic identification for dogs. There are approximately 38 million mixed-breed dogs in the US. One simple test at your veterinarian’s office reveals the untold story of their ancestry.

Disclaimer: The websites or links listed are not directly associated with San Ramon Veterinary Hospital (SRVH), thus we assume no responsibility, offer no warranties, and will not be liable for damages to any person or pet for information or statements acquired through any or all of the links listed. Any kind of advice or medical information found on these sites does not replace professional veterinary care. Any medical condition should be examined by a trained, licensed doctor of veterinary medicine before any medical decisions are decided and/or implemented.