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Educational Links

Sesser Animal Hospital is pleased to provide these educational links you might find useful:

American Heartworm Society
The mission of the American Heartworm Society is to be the global resource for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease.

ASPCA Poison Control Center
For any animal poison related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Companion Animal Parasite Council
Recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of parasite infections

Growing up with Pets (Novartis) (http://www.growingupwithpets.com/index2.shtml)
How to help parents foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets.

Information about purchasing pet medicines from online pharmacies from the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

Instructional and Educational Videos from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Know Heartworms
Heartworm is not only a disease for dogs, cats can get heartworm! Learn more by visiting either of the website links above.

Microchip Information: Home Again
You can read about microchipping your pet, updating your pet's registration (if your pet was microchipped with a Home Again chip) and found pet stories.

Pet Microchip Lookup
You can use this website to find a pet's owners based on the microchip number, independent of the microchipping company.

Ohio State University's Indoor Pet Initiative
Needs, information, and problems concerning your indoor cats and dogs, designed for the enrichment of your indoor pet.

VeterinaryPartner.com is here to support your veterinarian and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up to date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world's first and largest online veterinary database and community.

Pet Loss:
Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline
Information about the stages of grieving, euthanasia, and frequently asked questions about pet loss. List of books, videos, and website links.

In Memory of Pets
Memorial pages with poems, photos, comments, stories, and message boards. Resources for grief support, pet hospice, pet cemeteries, rescues, and shelters as well as books and more.

Tufts University Pet Loss Support Hotline
Offers articles regarding the loss of a pet and information for C.A.R.E., the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss Helpline.