These valuable links provide a wealth of information about pets and related topics which we hope you will find interesting and fun to browse through.
Adopt–a–Greyhound (www.adopt–a–greyhound.org) – Find out about how and where you can adopt a retired racing Greyhound. They make wonderful pets!!
American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) (http://www.aaha.org) – The logo seen on most of the brochures and literature produced at the Cheyenne Pet Clinic is the logo of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). AAHA is an international association of more than 17,000 veterinary care providers and 2,800 small animal practices. As a “certified member hospital” of AAHA, our facilities, equipment, and practice methods and management techniques are inspected at least every three years by a trained representative of AAHA. The Cheyenne Pet Clinic has been a member hospital since 1983 and is one of the only three AAHA–certified hospitals in Wyoming and the only one in Laramie County.
Animal Behavior Associates, Inc. (www.animalbehaviorassociates.com) – As certified, degreed behaviorists, we provide expert information on pet behavior wellness and behavior problems. Sign up for our free online newsletter, and check out our free articles, services and products at www.AnimalBehaviorAssociates.com.
Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) (www.awionline.org) – The AWI is a non–profit charitable organization founded in 1951 to reduce pain and fear inflicted on animals by humans. Their primary goals are the humane treatment of laboratory animals, ban on leghold traps, and saving endangered species such as whales. Their site will inform you of their latest endeavors.
Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement (AWI) (www.aplb.org/index.php) – Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement is a website specializing in the
area of pet loss. It is composed of professionally trained volunteers in pet bereavement counseling.
American Veterinary Medical Association (www.avma.org) – We think you’ll find the American Veterinary Medical Association’s “Care for Pets” web site full of useful information. This site features information on animal health care, animal safety, pet loss issues and even helps you select the proper pet for your family. They also have a “Kid’s Korner” with games that will help establish that special bond between your children and their pets. Read through their “Pet Stories” section where they feature stories of heroic acts.
Auburn University (www.vetmed.auburn.edu), Colorado State University (www.cvmbs.colostate.edu), and Kansas State University (www.vet.ksu.edu) colleges of Veterinary Medicine – Find out what is happening at the three premier Veterinary Schools in the United States. These links can provide you with much information on pet care as well.
AVID Chip (www.avidid.com) – The AVID Chip is a tiny microchip, which is injected under the skin of a pet to provide permanent identification. A scanner is used to find the chip and its corresponding number, which can then be traced back to the owner if the pet is lost or stolen. The Cheyenne Pet Clinic has been using this system of identification for two years and feels it is the best way of permanently identifying your pet. Ask us for information on the AVID Chip or visit this site.
Black Dog Animal Rescue (www.bdar.org) – Black Dog Animal Rescue is a Cheyenne–based organization devoted to finding “forever homes” for local homeless pets. Visit their website to learn more about volunteering or adopting a friend for life.
Bel–Rea Institute of Animal Technology (www.bel-rea.com) – Located in Denver, Colorado, the Bel–Rea Institute is the foremost school for training of veterinary technicians. Their students get much hands–on experience working at the Alameda East Veterinary Hospital (seen on television’s Emergency Vets) and are in much demand after graduation.
Cheyenne Animal Shelter (www.cheyenneanimalshelter.org) – The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is a non–profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors that sets policy as well as by an Executive Director who is in charge of daily operations. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter contracts with the City of Cheyenne, Laramie County and Warren Air Force Base to provide the services of handling animal control and providing housing for stray animals.
Dentistry(http://avdc.org/AFD/) – Ever wondered about dental care for your pet? The American Veterinary Dental College provides information for pet owners about dental care for their pet.
Devoted Friend (http://www.wrcfuneral.com/devoted-friend/devoted-friend) – Devoted Friend Pet Cemetery and Crematory provides services for both small and large animals – from hamsters to horses. Please contact their office for pet memorial services.
The Electronic Zoo (netvet.wustl.edu/e-zoo.htm) – Back in the care–free spring of 1993, Ken Boschert, DVM, the Associate Director for the Division of Comparative Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, started the project of organizing and categorizing veterinary medical information available on the internet. Today NetVet and the Electronic Zoo’s main objective continues to be the same, to categorize and organize veterinary medical and animal–related information on the internet in a relevant, easy to use format for people interested in these topics. No gimmicks or schemes here, simply an attempt to help people and their animals in the spirit of academic interest in telecommunications for the veterinary profession.
Gentle Leader Headcollar (www.premier.com) – Formerly called the “Promise System”, the Gentle Leader is an alternative to choke chains, harnesses, and standard collars. You have complete control of your dog with minimal effort! The Cheyenne Pet Clinic has promoted this device for several years and has a supply of different sizes and colors. Visit their website to see if your dog might benefit!
Healthy Pets (https://www.aaha.org/pet_owner) – Your link for healthy pets! This is the official web site of the American Animal Hospital Association, an organization of more than 17,000 veterinary care providers committed to giving you excellence in small animal care. You can count on AAHA for accurate, up–to–date, and entertaining information. They know your pet is an important member of your family. They will help you make the most of the relationship between you and your pet. Stroll through their site as they have something for everyone.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition (www.hillspet.com) – Hill’s is more than simply the maker of excellent pet foods; they also pioneered and developed the clinical nutrition field. Their scientific research and top quality, nutrition–based pet food products continue to lead the industry. Cheyenne Pet Clinic carries a complete line of Hill’s Prescription diets.
The Iams Company (www.iams.com) – The Iams company is one of the leading producers of quality pet foods, which have been sold and promoted by our clinic for over 17 years. We carry almost all of the Iams foods and their premier Eukanuba line as well as some of their Veterinary Specialty diets.
Invisible Fence (www.invisiblefence.com) – You can’t see an Invisible Fence System, but your pet knows it’s there. It creates a barrier that a pet can’t jump over, dig under, or cross over. Each system is customized to each pet, each home and each property. Visit their website to find out more!
Laser Surgery – for more information about Laser Surgery, visit www.PetLasers.com.
Laser Therapy – for more information about Laser Therapy, visit www.CompanionLaserTherapy.com.
Monks of New Skete (www.dogsbestfriend.com) – These gurus of dog training have written two books which the Cheyenne Pet Clinic has promoted for years: How to Be Your Dog’s Best Friend and The Art of Raising a Puppy, both of which are sold at the clinic. We have also donated several to the public library. Find out more about this fascinating group by visiting this site.
Morris Animal Foundation (www.MorrisAnimalFoundation.org) – The Morris Animal Foundation raises money to support selected research programs at veterinary colleges in the United States and Canada. They also fund the Mountain Gorilla Project started by Diane Fosse. The Cheyenne Pet Clinic uses their memorial program to honor pets which have died or been euthanized at our clinic.
My Pet Itches – Information about common skin diseases that may cause itching and possible treatments for your pet.
National Animal Poison Control Center (www.napcc.aspca.org) – In a life and death situation, when every minute counts for an animal, you can call the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center for 24-hour emergency information 888–426–4435.
National Audubon Society (www.audubon.org) – The mission of the Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Audubon Society is named for John James Audubon (1785–1851), famed ornithologist, explorer, and wildlife artist.
Orthopedic Foundation of America (OFA) (www.offa.org) – The OFA is the organization that certifies dogs as being free from the hereditary disease known as hip dysplasia. Medium to large sized dogs that are to be bred should have their hips x–rayed at two years of age and the films sent to OFA for certification. Visit their website and ask our staff if you have any questions about OFA or Hip Dysplasia.
Peak Veterinary Specialist (www.peakvetspecialists.com) – Peak Veterinary Specialists is a 24–hour specialty hospital located in Windsor Colorado. They offer advanced care in the fields of Internal Medicine, Radiology, Oncology, Surgery, Dentistry, and Acupuncture. Their services, including ultrasound and endoscopy, are available with appointments and on an emergency basis.
Veterinary Pet Insurance – Ever wondered about health insurance for your pet? Veterinary Pet Insurance is one company providing this service. You can find more information or obtain a quote at their website.