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Helpful Links

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

American College of Veterinary Surgeons

American Kennel Club
AKC.org offers information on dog breeds, competition events, club search for training and services, dog ownership and registration to help you discover more things to enjoy with your dog.

Animal Lifeline of Iowa
A no-kill, special needs animal shelter.

Animal Rescue League of Iowa
The Animal Rescue League of Central Iowa. Pet adoptions, pet care information, pet programs, and much more.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Best Friends Animal Society
Best Friends Animal Society runs the nation's largest sanctuary for abused and abandoned animals. Best Friends operates a low-cost spay/neuter program, runs a wildlife rehabilitation center, sponsors a network of members in rescue, provides foster care and humane education, and works with humane groups nationwide to bring about a time when there will be No More Homeless Pets.

Cat Fanciers
Brought to you by cat breeders, exhibitors, show judges, veterinarians and other ailurophiles (cat lovers) throughout the world.


How to Love Your Dog
A kid's guide to dog care. This is a must see site for kids with dogs, or those that want one. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
This site has resources for pet owners as well as where to find a veterinarian.

Pet Biographies
Share your love and admiration for your pet with the world. Whether your pet has passed on or is still with you, Bio Stars is a fantastic vehicle for sharing information, photos and memories about your pets.

Pet Insurance Zone
Pet insurance is similar to a person's medical insurance. It pays for the costs of veterinary care if the pet becomes sick or injured.

Pet Loss Grief Support
Excellent site! If you are grieving the loss of a pet, you will find healing support here.

Pet Loss Help / Grief Services

Pet Finder - Find your next new best friend!

For anything you wanted to know about traveling with your pet!

Animal Safety

The American Veterinary Medical Association
The AVMA Web site is the place where veterinary professionals, pet owners and animal lovers go to find comprehensive information on pet care, animal health, veterinary medicine and careers in veterinary medicine, public health and animal health news.

The Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society of the United States.

The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
The Objective of the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society is to raise the level of patient care for seriously ill or injured animals through quality education and communication programs.

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas.

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