Veterinary Related Links:
In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, The Animal Hospital of Lynchburg has provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to tell us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!
- HealthyPet A direct link to the American Animal Hospital Associations Healthy Pet website with information on all aspects of pet care and pet related topics.
- Lynchburg Dog Park Lynchburg's own fenced dog park, with separate areas for large dogs and small/older dogs!
- American Kennel Club Information about the American Kennel Club and about all recognized dog breeds, breeders, and help in choosing the dog that is best for you and your family.
- HomeAgain A permanent form of pet identification and sources for returning you lost pet safely.
- Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Heartgard Check out the most recommend prevention for heartworm disease.
- Indoor Pet Initiative A website hosted by The Ohio State University by Dr. Tony Buffington, dedicated to to enriching the lives of indoor cats and dogs, feeling that environmental enrichment is as important as an excellent diet and health care.
- Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
- The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA) The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
- American Veterinary Medical Association This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.
- The Nature Zone The Nature Zone (right here in Lynchburg!) is designed to be hands-on for everyone, from toddlers to teens, so bring the whole family with you. We've got live animals (snakes, toads, flying squirrels, turtles, an iguana and an opossum) for you to visit.
- Dog Owners Training Club Dog Owners Training Club of Lynchburg is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the Central Virginia area since 1970. We now offer obedience and agility training, and we sponsor obedience , agility and herding competitions throughout the year.
- Revolution Maker of Revolution topical preventative for dogs and cats to prevent internal and external parasites.
- American Ferret Association all you need to know about ferrets
- NexGard Oral flea and tick prevention. NexGard will kill fleas on your dog, before they can lay eggs, all month long. The adult fleas you see on your dog are usually only 5% of the flea infestation in your environment.