As spring approaches for many pet owners, the battles lines are drawn. The never ending war against fleas and ticks will once again begin.
VeterinaryPartner.com is an excellent informational site for pet owners operated by VIN, the Veterinary Information Network. It is a great site for current veterinary information supplied by veterinarians who are experts in their respective fields.
HealthyPet.com is a pet owner’s site administered by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and is also an excellent site for accurate and up-to-date information.
American Kennel Club has information on specific dog breeds and their characteristics.
Cat Fanciers’ Association is the web site for the Cat Fanciers Association, the largest breed registry for cats. It has breed-specific information for many cat breeds.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals This site contains the ASPCA Poison Control Center which can also be reached at 1-888-426-4435. For a reasonable fee, they can give you a wealth of information on toxic plants, drugs and chemicals, the symptoms they might cause if your pet is exposed, and recommended treatments for these toxins.
Upstate Veterinary Specialists is a veterinary specialty referral hospital With locations in Asheville as well as Greenville, SC. We frequently refer cases to Upstate for consultations on complicated cases, for advanced imaging techniques not available in our practice, for advanced surgical procedures, as well as for cancer therapies including radiation therapy. They are available for after hour and holiday emergency care.
Carolina Veterinary Specialists Medical Center has referral hospitals in Charlotte and Huntersville. They are our hospital of choice for performing Cataract surgery. Their ophthalmologist, Dr. Glover, holds office hours in Asheville monthly for the convenience of WNC pet owners.