Pet Owner Resources
Helpful Links for Beechnut Animal Hospital Clients in Houston metropolitan area
Please note, Beechnut Animal Hospital provides these pet resources as information only - we do not recommend nor are we affiliated with these organizations or websites. Always call us with questions.
Animal Welfare Organizations
Food Recall Resources
- VIN Drug and Food Recall Center
- AVMA pet food recalls
- AVMA product safety recalls and alerts
- US Recall News
- American recall notices - six federal agencies
- FDA Current Drug Shortages
- Veterinary Medicines Directorate (UK)
- AVMA Animal Health SmartBrief [Subscription]
Additional Pet Health, Pet Behavior & Pet Info Sites
- Plants Toxic to Animals Database - Full downloadable zip file of toxic plants with photos from the Illinois Veterinary Medicine Library.
- American Animal Hospital Association
- American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
- American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
- American Kennel Club
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
- Clean Run - Agility Information
- Center for Veterinary Medicine - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Pet Health Network - Answers about your pet
- Heartworm Society – Learn more about deadly heartworms and what you can do to protect your pet
- Assisted Living for Seniors with Pets
- The ASPCA - Exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty and alleviate fear, pain, and suffering in animals.
- ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center - for any animal poison-related emergency or if worried your pet ate something toxic.
- The Humane Society of the United States promotes the protection of all animals. Here you will find many wonderful animal-related stories and information on pet care, pet adoption, and animal welfare issues.
- Pets & Parasites - recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasite infections.
- Basic information on domestic and international travel of pets by the US Department of Agriculture
- Veterinary Oral Health Council – pet dentistry
- HomeAgain & AKC Reunite Microchips – update your pet’s microchip information
- Dog Owner's Guide – provides a starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
- GreatPets – This site provides advice on a variety of behavioral problems like feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, and much more.
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – A variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, etc.
- Rainbow Bridge – For those who have lost a pet, this site is a tribute to lost family members.
- CDC West Nile Virus – This site provides the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
- Cat Breed Selector