Library & Links

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The collection of links to external resources listed below should help you find all the information you need, whether you are doing research prior to adopting a new pet, trying to solve a problem you have encountered, or learning more about a condition your pet was diagnosed with.

Pet Supplies & Medications

Vets First Choice Home Delivery Pharmacy – Our partner pharmacy provides home delivery of medications as well as prescription diets.

Pet’s Store Next Door – “Not your ordinary pet store,” our friendly neighbor stocks the products our doctors and staff prefer for our own pets! Special orders from any of their distributors are accommodated at no extra charge.

Poison Control & Recall Center

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

Pet Food & Drug Recall Center – Check to assure the products your pet uses are being produced in a safe manner. You may also subscribe to a recall RSS feed so you’ll immediately know if any concerns about a product arise.

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VeterinaryPartner.com – A searchable database of articles on animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior, and safety.

HealthyPet.com – The American Animal Hospital Association’s all-inclusive resource for pet owners. Only about 15% of veterinary practices are AAHA-accredited… Find one in your area!

AVMA.org – Interested in learning more about your pet’s health care, management of emergencies, animal welfare, or careers in veterinary medicine? The American Veterinary Medical Association’s website is the place to begin.

Cornell Feline Health Center – A wealth of information on feline medicine and preventative healthcare, maintained by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Wisdom for Pet Parents – An insightful website offering guidance for families preparing for and experiencing the loss of a pet.

Rainbow Bridge – A supportive community for anyone grieving the loss of a pet.

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Financial

Care Credit – A healthcare credit card offered through GE Money.  We accept CareCredit as a form of payment.  The company offers a promotional interest free period for repayment on certain purchases.  Apply online via this link.

Local Resources

Connecticut Wildlife Rehabilitator’s Association – a non-profit organization formed by volunteer wildlife rehabilitators with the goal of improving the care of distressed wildlife in Connecticut. Visit this website to find a comprehensive list of local wildlife rehabilitators in your area.

The Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs – a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization which evaluates, tests, trains and qualifies owners and their well behaved dogs as therapy dog teams, including our own Allan’s Angels Therapy Dogs.

Moments in Time Photography – Brenda V. Cataldo, a local photographer specializing in pet portraits. Call the Pet’s Store Next Door for more information and photo shoot dates.