Resources for pet owners, especially cats, from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Extensive health information about dogs, cats, small mammals, horses, and reptiles.
Indoor Pet Initiative – More health information about dogs and cats.
Tips on choosing and caring for a new puppy.
Hurricane preparedness for your pets.
American Association of Feline Practitioners – Cat health topics.
Cat Fanciers – Mostly breed-related cat information.
American Kennel Club – Breed specific information and much more. Information on over 150 canine breeds.
Dog and cat adoption information and much more.
Veterinary topics from the Food and Drug Administration.
Can’t decide what name to give your new dog or cat? Many thousands of suggestions here.
All you want to know about parasites of dogs and cats.
Site of the American Heartworm Society.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Poison Control.
Website of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals with extensive information about breed-related genetic diseases and disorders such as hip dysplasia.
United States veterinary schools.
Information about microchipping, the best way to permanently identify and recover your pet.
Information on how to finance veterinary expenses.
Site of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.
Site of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County Website – Adopt, donate, volunteer.

Pet Insurance
Compare and choose the right pet insurance for your pet.
Another source to review pet insurance.
Pet insurance options through American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMA).

Pet Nutrition
Manufacturers of Prescription Diets and Science Diet – Nutrition and general pet care information.
Science-based and practical information on pet nutrition for pet owners.

Pet Behavior
American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Click on “About Dogs” or “About Cats” under “Resources” for pet behavior advice from the true experts.
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. Scroll down to the latest blog articles.
Information on training and on addressing behavioral problems in pets.

Resources for Grieving Pets


From the north:
 Traveling south on U.S. 41 (also called Cross Street in Punta Gorda), we are just a few blocks over the bridge on the right side between West Olympia Ave. and West Marion Ave. The building is light green in color.

From the south: Traveling north on U.S. 41, turn left on Marion Avenue, then left again on U.S.  41 South (also called Cross Street in Punta Gorda). We are the light green building on the right side between West Olympia Ave. and West Virginia Ave.



               327 Cross St.
               Punta Gorda, FL
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  • Sat:
    9 am to 12 pm
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