AKC – American Kennel Club for Purebred Dogs: This is a great resource for any and all information on dogs and puppies. Thinking of getting a new puppy? Want to learn more about your breed? This is definitely the place to start.

AKC Reunite: What would you do if your dog was lost? This wonderful program has helped many dogs in the Roanoke valley find their way home as far away as California. Ask about enrolling your dog in this program – it’s easy, fast, and surprisingly affordable!

Pet Care Forum – VIN: Where can you go for reliable information about pet health issues? While we can’t endorse everything appearing on this site, we have found it to be one of the best on the Internet.

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation: The recent attacks in New York and northern Virginia have once again highlighted the role played by search and rescue dogs in times of need. How can you help? Donate to The American Veterinary Medical Foundation, which supports these dogs as well as supporting animal health needs in times of other disasters, supporting veterinary medical education, and funding research for the benefit of all animals.

The Animal Behavior Network: A very positive email course for both new and not so new puppy clients.  A short email is sent to you daily which will help you in shaping your pets manners at home.  Read Mountain Animal Hospital provides this service with your first pet visit to get the most enjoyment out of your pet.  Just request we sign you up.
 
Dog Star Daily: Positive dog and puppy training site with Videos and Podcast.  There is a free download of the book,
“Before You Get Your Puppy” by Dr. Ian Dunbar

Traveling with Your Pet

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): When traveling with your pet(s), there may be health requirements specific for that destination.  As soon as you know your travel details, please call us to assist with your pet’s travel process.  Dr. David Bruce is USDA accredited.
Even when traveling within your state or state to state, ALWAYS carry with you a copy of your pet’s current vaccine statues.
Dr. Andy Roark: The ever insightful and funny host of the Youtube Show featuring “The Cone of Shame”.