Additional Resources

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
A non-profit organization that promotes the interest, improves the public stature, and increases the knowledge of veterinarians in the field of feline medicine and surgery.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
The Association is the authorized voice for the veterinary profession in presenting its views to government, academia, agriculture, pet owners, the media, and other concerned publics.

Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)
A non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease.


Healthy Pet
American Animal Hospital Association’s website with helpful information for pet owners.

Pet Microchip Lookup
An online tool to help return lost pets to their owners. Enter the microchip number and hit submit.

Pets 911
Listings for more than 30,000 adoptable pets at nearly 8,000 animal shelters, and postings of more than 8,000 lost or found pets

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is the premier animal poison control center in North America.

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)
A group of veterinarians and veterinary healthcare experts dedicated to reducing the pet obesity epidemic.

Weather Channel
Caring for your pet in all kinds of weather conditions.

Disposing Of Unwanted Medicine And Used Needles (Sharps)

You can help protect your family, pets, and the environment by properly using, storing, and disposing of medications and used needles (sharps).  These tips work whether the medicine is for people or pets.  Click on the links below for information.

FDA Guidelines

Saint Louis County Guidelines

Pet Loss Helpline

It is never easy to say goodbye to a beloved pet.  If you want to discuss your experience with someone, please contact the Pet Loss Helpline.  It’s free and confidential.

Humane Society of Missouri

Pet Loss Helpline

Pet Loss Support Group Coordinator

Susana Hemingway-Hird