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Veterinary Nutritional Consultations, Inc. is an independent consulting group for professionals in the practice of veterinary medicine and individual pet owners seeking nutritional advice. Use their interactive online tool to create and download homemade diets for your healthy cat or dog. They specialize in making sound dietary and nutritional recommendations for dogs and cats with medical conditions.
ConsumerLab.com, LLC (“CL”) is the leading provider of independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals identify the best quality health and nutrition products. It publishes results of its tests in comprehensive reports at www.consumerlab.com. CL also conducts an annual Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users. CL’s research is cited frequently by the media, in books, and at professional meetings. In addition to the products it selects to review, CL enables companies of all sizes to have their products voluntarily tested for potential inclusion in its list of Approved Quality products and bear the CL Seal. Since its founding in 1999, CL has tested more than 3,200 products, representing over 350 different brands and nearly every type of popular supplement for adults, children, and pets.
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) is an association of associations. Its membership is made up of veterinary organisations from all over the world, which are concerned with companion animals. Currently there are 92 member and affiliate associations, representing over 145,000 individual veterinarians from around the globe.
When the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) made the decision to develop the AAHA Nutritional Assessment Guidelines for Dogs and Cats, the Association also made the commitment to support the development of educational resources to increase compliance with the guidelines’ recommendations. The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) used the AAHA guidelines to develop the WSAVA Global Nutritional Assessment Guidelines. WSAVA has committed to developing tools to support this initiative globally. To promote the importance of nutrition in the health of pets worldwide, the following organizations have been working together on what has now become known as the Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA)
The American Animal Hospital Association is the only organization to accredit companion veterinary hospitals. Our accredited hospitals hold themselves to a higher standard. Pets are their passion, and keeping them healthy is their #1 priority. They strive to deliver excellent care for pets. Why? Because pets deserve nothing less.
One of the most valuable services provided by the American Heartworm Society is the Current Guidelines for Canine and Feline Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Heartworm Disease. These guidelines, which are periodically updated as new information becomes available, can be downloaded at no charge. The American Heartworm Society also provides a number of additional educational resources and services, including symposia, publications, client education materials and heartworm outreach to veterinarians and the public. The ultimate goal: to promote effective procedures for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heartworm disease.
The mission of the CAPC is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, by generating and disseminating credible, accurate and timely information for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is a professional organization representing feline practitioners who are passionate about the care of cats. The AAFP is dedicated to advancing the field of feline medicine and surgery by setting the standards of feline care through the publication of practice guidelines, position statements, and by providing continuing education.
Through publications, education, and thriving relationships with other organizations, the AAFP engages the veterinary community and its members by facilitating the exchange of scientific data and ideas.
Our goal is to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals world-wide so that all pets and their caregivers can experience optimal well-being.Optimal well-being permits individuals to thrive in their environments. By giving caregivers the information and tools needed to recognize thriving in their pets, and to create an environment that permits them to thrive across the lifespan, we aim to sustain the highest quality relationship between pets and their owners possible. The Indoor Pet Initiative (IPI) provides a foundation for pet owners and veterinarians to create plans tailored to promote thriving that are based on the soundest, most up-to-date science available.
The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists is a professional organization of veterinarians who are board-certified in the specialty of Veterinary Behavior. Board-certified specialists are known as diplomats.
Take care of your furry family member. The American Red Cross Pet First Aid app puts veterinary advice for everyday emergencies in the palm of your hand. Get the app and be prepared to act when called upon. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know Pet First Aid.
This site focuses on infectious diseases of companion animals (household pets and horses), with an emphasis on zoonotic diseases – diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. In reality, we take a broader approach, considering diseases that can be spread from animals to people AND from people to animals.