Pet Care & Veterinary Information

The following reputable organizations provide an abundance of information on pet health that you can trust.

Veterinary Partners, http://www.veterinarypartner.com

American Heartworm Society, www.heartwormsociety.org

Companion Animal Parasite Council, http://www.capcvet.org/

ASPCA Poison Control Center, www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-...

American Animal Hospital Association Healthy Pets, www.healthypet.com

American Veterinary Medical Association, www.avma.org

Tufts Veterinary Hospital, http://www.tufts.edu/vet/fhsa/

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Feline Center, www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc

The Humane Society of the U.S., www.humanesociety.org

Veterinary-Verified Internet Pharmacy Sites, for a listing of accredited pharmacies, http://www.nabp.net/news/new-vet-vipps-accreditation/

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  • "Dr Allen is absolutely amazing. I contacted her because my elderly cat Clara was very ill, and needed to be put to sleep. My regular veterinarian did not do House Calls and I wanted Clara's passing to be as comfortable as possible- in her own home, on her own bed, surrounded by peace and love. Dr Allen came to my home within three hours of my phone call. She was overwhelmingly kind to both Clara and me. Clara's passing was completely serene, which was exactly what I wanted. I CAN NOT recommend Dr Allen's veterinary services enough. She is simply a WONDERFUL veterinarian, and all pets deserve a doctor like her."
    Hadley, MA

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