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Veterinary Links

The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

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ASPCA Poison Control

This is an excellent online resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

Home Again Microchips

Do you have a plan in place should your pet become lost? Microchipping is a simple, minimally invasive way to permanently identify your pet so that if he or she ever wanders off and is delivered to a nearby shelter or humane society, you can be reunited again. Learn more about this innovative identification method at the Home Again website.

Dogs and Ticks

Are your pets protected from these pesky little creatures? This website provides a wealth of information about these tiny little pests, the dangers they pose to your animal companion, and the many ways you can help keep your pet safe. You can even complete a quick assessment based on your location to determine if your pet is at risk.

VPI Pet Insurance

VPI Pet Insurance has earned a reputation as the most trusted pet insurance company in the nation with every pet they’ve insured—one million and counting. Their mission is to empower pet owners to work with their veterinarians in making optimal healthcare decisions for their pets. They offer flexible options to fit every budget. Visit the VPI website to view plans and coverage, compare rates, read customer reviews and get a free quote.


CareCredit offers special financing and low monthly payment options, no up-front costs, and no-prepayment penalties so you can keep your pet healthy and happy. CareCredit can be used to pay for any or all of your pets’ veterinary services, from routine care to emergency visits. Visit the CareCredit website to learn more and apply.

Balance It Pet Nutrition

The Balance IT website provides an online tool to create fresh homemade pet food recipes for your pet. Choose from online formulation software, supplements and fortified carbohydrates created by Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. You can also purchase a number of recommended ingredients and supplements for use in your homemade pet food.

Pet Health Network

Pet Health Network is dedicated to the health and well-being of your dogs and cats. This website features a community of people who have dogs and cats as part of their families. The group provides comprehensive and trustworthy information to ensure your four-legged family members live long, happy and healthy lives. Visitors can access a wealth of information to help keep their pets healthy, and a community where people who love their pets go to share ideas, stories, pictures, and more.

American Kennel Club (AKC)

Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, support the advancement of canine health and wellbeing and work to protect the rights of all dog owners as well as promote responsible dog ownership. The American Kennel Club website provides a wealth of information and resources for owners, future owners and breeders as well as detailed information about each designated breed.

Emergency Clinic Referrals

  1. VCA Valley Oak (Chico) Try to call first regarding availability (This is Not a 24-hour facility) 530-342-7387
  2. VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic (Loomis) 916-652-5816
  3. VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center (Sacramento) 916-362-3111
  4. VCA Mueller Pet Medical Center (Sacramento) 916-362-3111
  5. Atlantic Street Pet Emergency Center (Roseville) 916-783-4655
  6. Vista Veterinary Specialists (Sacramento) 916-231-4445
  7. MarQueen Pet Emergency Center (Roseville) 916-757-6600
  8. Insight Veterinary Wellness Center (El Dorado Hills) 916-618-4700
  9. UC Davis Small Animal Veterinary Hospital (Davis) 530-752-1393

How to Keep Your Pets Safe While Driving

Travel season is coming up and what better way to enhance your experience than with your pet? Find ways to travel safely with your furry family member.