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:

Trupanion Insurance

Trupanion wants make pet insurance simple and easy to understand. Their comprehensive pet insurance policy covers surgeries, diagnostic tests, medications, treatments and hospital stays if your pet gets sick or injured. They also reimburse from your actual veterinary bill so you don’t have to worry about a predetermined benefit schedule. Learn more about Trupanion and request a free quote by visiting their website.

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Healthy Paws Pet Insurance

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance offers complete coverage for everything that matters including injuries, illnesses, genetic conditions, and emergency care. Caring for your animal companion can be expensive – but with Healthy Paws, it doesn’t have to. They make managing the costs associated with veterinary care easy and straightforward. Check out the Healthy Paws website to compare plans and sign up.

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Pets Best Pet Insurance

With pet insurance from Pets Best, you can get affordable rates, comprehensive coverage and you can choose your own vets. The folks at Pets Best are pet owners and pet lovers, too. They don’t want anyone to go through the pain of euthanizing a pet simply because they can’t afford veterinary care. Visit the Pets Best website for more information, to compare plans, and to apply for your own coverage.

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Veterinary Partner

The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori. You can even submit your question to be answered by a veterinary professional.

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ASPCA Toxic Plant List

This is a comprehensive list that has been assembled by the ASPCA and contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Please note that the information contained in this online plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants. If you believe your pet has encountered a toxic plant, you should contact your family vet immediately.

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ASPCA

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) aims to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide, which they do through a number of programs. The ASPCA website contains a wealth of information on pet adoption and pet care, including articles, links and more.

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Forgotten Paws

Forgotten Paws is a non-profit agency whose mission is to to find loving and lasting forever homes for animals in need using the most responsible and safe rescue means possible. They specialize in helping red listed pets that have either been abandoned or surrendered after tragic family events, re-homing them into loving forever families. Learn more about the good works of Forgotten Paws, and find out how you can help through volunteer work, donations, fostering and adoption by visiting the website.

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Petfinder

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals that are in need of homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Petfinder’s mission is to use Internet technology and the resources it can generate to: increase public awareness of the availability of high-quality adoptable pets, increase the overall effectiveness of pet adoption programs across North America to the extent that the euthanasia of adoptable pets is eliminated, and elevate the status of pets to that of family member.

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Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Pet is North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website. They assist over 13,600 animal shelters, humane societies, SPCAs, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies advertise their homeless pets to millions of adopters a month, for free. The ultimate goal is to get homeless pets into loving, forever homes. The Adopt a Pet website contains a huge database of adoptable animals, as well as a wealth of other helpful resources for pet owners.

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San Diego Rabbit House Society

For over 20 years, San Diego House Rabbit Society has supported the local community through education about responsible rabbit care, spay/neuter, and adoption. The website features a number of helpful resources to assist new and experienced rabbit owners. There are also plenty of ways you can help this important cause, including volunteer work and monetary donations. Learn more by visiting the website today.

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Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is a leading provider of specialty and emergency veterinary care in the San Diego County area. The hospital is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, offering state-of-the-art technology and exceptional patient care. They have two convenient locations to serve you and your pet. Visit the VSH website to learn more.

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California Veterinary Services

California Veterinary Specialists is a 24-hour specialty and emergency facility committed to excellence in internal medicine, surgery and critical patient care. The hospital features a dedicated team of specialists, emergency clinicians, and experienced staff, offering a unique team approach to referral medicine. The goal is to ensure that your pet receives the highest level of care available whenever that care is needed.

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Escondido Urgent Care

Animal Urgent Care (AUCSG) provides emergency and urgent care service for dogs and cats in the San Diego County area, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The hospital is staffed with veterinary specialists in emergency and critical care, seasoned veterinary specialists and experienced nurses who are prepared to diagnose and treat all manner of pet emergencies. Visit the AUCSG website to learn more.

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CareCredit

CareCredit offers special financing and low monthly payment options, no up-front costs, and no-prepayment penalties so you can keep your pet healthy and happy. CareCredit can be used to pay for any or all of your pets’ veterinary services, from routine care to emergency visits. Visit the CareCredit website to learn more and apply.

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Face Foundation

The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and preserve the quality of life of animals by providing access to necessary medical care and education. Based on established criteria, FACE provides financial grants to animal owners who are unable to partially or fully cover the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care. Learn more about the program by visiting the FACE website.

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PAWS San Diego

The PAWS Pantry is a supplemental food program that assists the needs of low-income pet families and other non-profit human service organizations in San Diego. From preparation to distribution, the PAWS Pantry engages and assists many individuals (human and animal) in the local community. For more information about PAWS San Diego’s programs, please visit pawssandiego.org/programs.

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American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

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.

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California Veterinary Medical Association

The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is one of the largest veterinary medical associations in the United States and has assumed a strong position of leadership through ambitious, innovative programs. The CVMA website contains information about the organization, news and events, and other helpful resources both for veterinary professionals and pet owners alike.

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Business Builders Network of North County

The Business Builders Network (BBN) of North County is committed to supporting and strengthening local enterprise in North County through local events, such as weekly breakfasts and other quarterly gatherings. Through BBN, local business professionals across several industries have a friendly forum for cultivating their influence, deepening their knowledge, and expanding their networks and relationships with other professionals. Visit the BBN website to learn more.

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Palomar Animal Hospital Charitable Foundation

The Veterinary Care Foundation (VCF) is a 501 3-c charitable foundation that helps veterinary practices fund their discounted and no – charge cases. 100% of all funds donated to a practice’s charitable fund go directly to that practice – all Foundation operating expenses are met by membership dues paid by veterinarians. Your donations are 100 % tax deductible! Learn more about Palomar Animal Hospital’s Charitable Foundation, and all of the work that we’re doing to help improve the lives of animals and the people who love them by visiting this website.

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