Local Resources

  • Central Vermont Humane Society— our local shelter in East Montpelier, not only a great place to get a pet, but a great place to take a puppy training class, to volunteer, or just to stop by.
  • Burlington Emergency and Veterinary Specialists (BEVS)— 24-7 emergency pet care and daytime services by board-certified specialists in surgery and internal medicine.
  • Onion River Animal Hospital— an excellent full-service local clinic that sees urgent care appointments during normal business hours, performs anesthetized procedures such as surgery and dentistry, and offers in-house diagnostics including bloodwork, x-rays, and urine testing.
  • Peak Veterinary Referral Center— board-certified specialists in internal medicine, surgery, radiology, opthalmology, oncology, dermatology, behavior, and cardiology.
  • Pawsitive Pantry— a food pantry for pets in need in Central Vermont.
  • VT-CAN— a low-cost spay and neuter clinic in Middlesex, VT.
  • VSNIP— the Vermont Spay/Neuter Incentive Program helps low-income Vermonters spay and neuter their pets.
  • VVMA— the home page of the Vermont Veterinary Medical Association.

Online Education

  •— a great site, written by vets, with lots of excellent information about all kinds of pet health and behavior topics.
  • ASPCA Pet Care— a large library of articles featuring clear advice about specific dog or cat problems and training techniques, as well as health and lifestyle topics.
  •— exhaustive site with everything you could ever want to know about feline diabetes, straight from people on the front lines (owners of diabetic cats).
  •— a similar site by and for owners of diabetic dogs.
  • AVDC— the American Veterinary Dental College has lots of great information about dental care for pets.
  • AVMA— the website of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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