Resources for Pet Parents
At West Suburban Animal Hospital, we are committed to providing pet parents the resources they need to make educated decisions about the care their pets need.If you can’t find the answers to your questions here, our staff is only a phone call away, and we’d be happy to help you at any time.
Pet Poison Control
If you think that your furry friend may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, you should immediately call our office at 419-841-4745. You can also contact the Pet Poison Helpline at 1-800-213-6680 (a $49 fee will be charged) or the ASPCA's Poison Control Center at 1-888-426-445 (a $65 consultation fee may be required)
Pet Poison Helpline & ASPCA'S Poison Control Center are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Local Rescue Groups
Find a wild animal that you feel needs medical attention? Contact Nature's Nursery at 419-877-0060.
*You can also check out Ohio Department of Natural Resources Divison of Wildlife's website by clicking here.
The Indoor Pet Initiative - Provides a "resource checklist" with helpful suggestions regarding enriching the lives of indoor cats and meeting the behavioral needs of dogs.
American Association of Feline Practitioners - Provides a "resource checklist" with helpful suggestions regarding enriching the lives of indoor cats..
Veterinary Partner - A very useful site loaded with health news and information about behavior, health, diseases, and drugs related to dogs, cats and other pets.
Google This! - When you want to do some online researching of your own, here are some tips on being sure you get reliable information
Quick Links & Articles on Common Behavioral Questions
Getting Your Cat to the Veterinarian - Great tips on how to get your feline friend more comfortable with their carrier.
How to Trim Your Dog's Nails - Great instructional video on how to trim your dog's nails.
How to Trim Your Cat's Nails - Great instructional video on how to trim your cat's nails.
Traveling with Your Pet - Great information/tips if you are planning on taking your furry family member on a trip with the rest of the family.