The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:
Since 1991, VIN has been the number one online veterinary destination – and always has been and always will be — for veterinarians, by veterinarians. The VIN site features databases, message boards, conference rooms, online proceedings, and much more. VIN focuses on bringing together veterinarians “world-wide” as colleagues, bringing instant access to vast amounts of up-to-date veterinary information to colleagues, and bringing instant access to “breaking news” that affects veterinarians, their patients and their practice.
The Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society (DAVMS) serves local veterinarians through education, connections, and community service. The DAVMS website is full of helpful information for both veterinary professionals and pet owners, including a “find a vet” feature, a lost and found animal section, pet parent resources and much more. Visit the link to learn more.
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) seeks to enhance the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care to companion animals, to enable veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence, and to meet the public’s needs as they relate to the delivery of small animal veterinary medicine. The AAHA website contains information about membership, accreditation, a store and a comprehensive library of resources.
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) provides species-oriented certification for veterinary practices. They are dedicated to the advancement of quality veterinary medicine. The ABVP website provides a wealth of information about the board, the certification process and a variety of other resources.
Love Westies? Looking for a new one to make your family complete? The Westie Rescue of Colorado is a website that is designed to bring Westies in need together with loving pet parents that can give them a safe, happy and “furever” home. Visit the website to view available pets for adoption and to learn how you can help.
The goal of the Colorado Japanese Chin Rescue organization is to save the world, one dog at a time. They are a group of volunteers dedicated to rehabilitating and rehoming Japanese Chins. Their dogs are never kept in a kennel or shelter environment. Instead, they are kept in volunteer homes and treated like members of the family until they are able to be matched with their own special people. To learn more about the breed, view available Chins for adoption or learn about the organization, visit the website.
Safe Harbor Lab Rescue’s mission is to rescue and successfully rehome stray, abandoned or surrendered Labrador Retrievers located primarily in Colorado. The organization partners with professionals to provide medical care, training resources and breed education. Visit the Safe Harbor website to see adoption-ready labs, learn about how you can donate and volunteer, read success stories and more.
The mission of All Breed Rescue Network, Inc., is to provide a vehicle for the fostering and rehoming of abandoned purebred dogs, to assist in increasing the adoption of shelter dogs by promoting awareness and working with shelters, and to educate the community regarding responsible dog ownership including the spay/neuter of companion animals. Click on the link to learn more.
The CVMA is an association made up of professional veterinarians and support staff who lovingly assist more Colorado area pets and their families. Membership of the CVMA is dedicated to the health and well being of animals through its nurturing of the human animal bond. The CVMA website contains a wealth of information for veterinary professionals and pet owners, including helpful links and pet loss support.
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is the recognized specialty college responsible for establishing training requirements, evaluating and accrediting training programs, and examining and certifying veterinarians in the veterinary specialties of Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Large Animal Internal Medicine, and Small Animal Internal Medicine. The ACVIM is a a non-profit organization that promotes and fosters scientific and professional activities which lead to better care for both animals and humans through education, training and certification of specialists in veterinary internal medicine, discovery and dissemination of new medical knowledge, and increasing public awareness of advances in the field of veterinary medicine. Learn more about the ACVIM or find a certified specialist by visiting their website.
Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, support the advancement of canine health and wellbeing and work to protect the rights of all dog owners as well as promote responsible dog ownership. The American Kennel Club website provides a wealth of information and resources for owners, future owners and breeders as well as detailed information about each designated breed.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a nonprofit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) provides leadership for and promotes excellence in academic veterinary medicine in order to prepare the veterinary workforce with the skills and scientific knowledge required to meet the animal healthcare needs of society. The association aims to promote and protect the health and welfare of animals, people and the environment. The AAVMC website provides information on veterinary educators and AAVMC programs and initiatives, as well as resources for students and applicants.
The Clean Run website contains a wealth of helpful information regarding agility training for dogs. There’s a special course designing section, a page that lists upcoming events, a forum to participate in discussions and share knowledge and a store where you can order a wide variety of quality agility training and other pet care products.
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. The website contains information about a variety of animal drugs, products, news and events and a number of safety and health resources for pet owners. Find important updates on pet food and toy recalls and read up on animal health issues that may affect you and your pet.
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