The main menu provides you direct access to the Pet Information Library created by the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) of which Cordova Veterinary Hospital is a member. VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community.
¨ General Information
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.
General Care and Preventive Measures
¨ 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, this is a great resource.
¨ 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.
Licensing and Regulation of Pets
¨ Animal Licence for Sacramento County
Pet Loss Support
¨ Cordova Veterinary Hospital, (916) 363-9443
¨ UC Davis Veterinary Hospital, Pet Loss Hotline (530) 752-4200
Pet Identification, Domestic & International Travel
AKC Policy Manual. The American Kennel Club policy manual recognizes the use of microchips for record keeping and proof of ownership and has encouraged their use.
¨ Poison Control. Animal Poison Control Hotline. 1-888-426-4435.
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.
For the Aspiring Veterinarian
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
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