Check out these sites for helpful information:

  • Choosing a new puppy
    This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
  • Heartworm Society
    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
  • Behavior problems
    Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
  • National Animal Poison Control Center
    This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.
  • Rainbow Bridge
    Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
  • West Nile Virus
    This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
  • American Kennel Club
    Visit the American Kennel Club’s website to learn about each of the recognized breeds of dogs.
  • Sawgrass Kennels
    Sawgrass Kennels is a dog and cat boarding facility located three miles north of Decatur, Illinois. The location offers clean air and a country atmosphere.
  • Veterinary Partner 
    A service provided by the Veterinary Information Network – the same information resource our clinic trusts.  You will find a library of article written by experts with you, the pet owner, in mind.
    The American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Dental Society and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc., have teamed up to educate pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their pets during National Pet Dental Health Month. As part of the National Pet Dental Health Month campaign, this website, provides information about proper oral health care.
  • Pet
    Helpful site featuring grief workshops, pet tribute pages, healing poetry and more.  For owners grieving their seriously ill or recently deceased pet.
  • Veterinary Technician
    Website dedicated to helping people find the veterinary technician degree that is right for them!
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance 
    Pet insurance that is actually health insurance for your pet!  There are tables that explain the different coverages but if you prefer you can get an online quote.  They also offer online enrollment if you want to get started right away.
  • Hills Science Diet Pet Nutrition 
    A pet nutrition and information source.  Access information about special diets, the Hill’s mission statement.
  • American Animal Hospital Association 
    To learn more about the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) to which we, Northgate Pet Clinic, belong.

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