Veterinary Resources

At Affordable Pet Care Basse, client education is very important to our team members. We believe that pet owners deserve the best pet care resources available. We are proud to provide the following helpful links to answer many of your pet care questions. If you are concerned about your pet’s health or behavior, we are always available to answer your questions. We believe that no amount of pet owner education, no matter how excellent, can ever replace professional veterinary care!

  • Pet Proofing Your Home - Before you bring your new pet home to meet the family, learn how to pet proof your house. These tips can help to prevent dangerous situations for your pet and give you peace of mind when you are away.
  • Choosing a new puppy – Are you considering adding a new puppy to your family? This website can educate you on all you need to know!
  • Breeds of Dogs – Ever wonder about some of those amazing and obscure dog breeds? This website is one you could lose yourself in for hours!
  • Heartworm Society – Heartworm is a valid concern for all pet owners and it’s important to understand what it is, what it does, and how it be prevented.
  • Behavior problems - Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, two best-selling authors and experts on animal behavior, created this site to help pet owners who are dealing with training issues in their pet. This is a great resource for all of your behavior concerns!
  • Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement – We understand that losing a pet can be the hardest thing. This website can help provide a number of resources for grieving pet owners.
  • National Animal Poison Control Center - The National Animal Poison Control Center is the most important site for pet poisoning information. It contains many useful resources and important emergency contact numbers.
  • Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC – Are you a plant person or a gardener? It’s important to recognize which plants can be toxic to your pet. This website has all the information you will need to create a pet safe area in your home.
  • The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA) – Feline lovers will appreciate the helpful information found in this site. It is geared toward all things “cat.”
  • Veterinary Schools in the US – Working in the veterinary industry is not only rewarding, it is also a very popular career choice. This website can help you if you are interested in making a decision about a veterinary education and career.
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – When animals travel across state lines or national borders, the USDA needs to be involved for health and safety reasons. This website will help you learn how to travel properly with animals.
  • Novartis Animal Health – Novartis, the makers of Sentinel and Interceptor provide useful preventative information for pet owners.
  • Rainbow Bridge – Losing a pet is hard, and this website can help you learn to cope with that grief.
  • American Veterinary Medical Association – The American Veterinary Medical Association is a trusted group that provides useful educational materials to pet owners and veterinary professionals alike.
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners – Are you a cat owner? This website provides a wealth of information about cat health, geared toward feline veterinarians and cat owners alike.
  • VIN – Welcome to the world’s largest library of veterinary resources.
  • Facebook – The team at Affordable Pet Care Basse would love to get connected with you on social media. Like us today!

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