Animal Health Care Center

531 East Springfield Road
Arcola, IL 61910

(217)268-4747

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Links that Lend a Paw

 

In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!

 

  • Choosing a new puppy

    This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy


  • Breeds of Dogs

    A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.


  • Heartworm Society

    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!


  • Behavior problems

    Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline house soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!


  • Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
    We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.

  • National Animal Poison Control Center
    This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.


  • The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
    The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.


  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.

  • Advantage Flea Control
    This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.

  • Novartis Animal Health
    This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.

  • Frontline TopSpot by Merial
    Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers

  • Rainbow Bridge
    Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members

  • West Nile Virus
    This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
    This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.



  • AKC.org
    Answers any questions about the American Kennel Club.  Registry, breeder referral, breed info, show times and places. Anything you need to know about showing, breeding, and having fun with your dog! 

 

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Hours

Mon 7:30am 5:00pm
Tue 7:30am 5:00pm
Wed 7:30am 5:00pm
Thur 7:30am 7:00pm
Fri 7:30am 5:00pm
Sat 9:00am 12:00pm
Sun Closed ~

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