Resources

The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project

Gorilla Doctors is dedicated to saving the mountain gorilla species one gorilla patient at a time. Their international veterinarian team provides hands-on medical care to sick and injured mountain gorillas living in the national parks of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). With only 780 mountain gorillas left in the world today, the health and wellbeing of every individual gorilla is vital to the species’ survival.

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Dog Breed Info Centre

Dog Breed Info Center® is your one stop shop for dog information. The website is both entertaining and informative at the same time. The number one cause of death in dogs today is euthanasia. A dog’s temperament is a direct result of the owner’s ability to understand him and give him what he instinctually needs as a canine animal. There are no bad dogs, just uneducated owners. Learn how natural dogmanship (dog psychology) can help your dog become more balanced.

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Veterinary Information Network

Since 1991, VIN has been the number one online veterinary destination – and always has been and always will be — for veterinarians, by veterinarians. The VIN site features databases, message boards, conference rooms, online proceedings, and much more. VIN focuses on bringing together veterinarians “world-wide” as colleagues, bringing instant access to vast amounts of up-to-date veterinary information to colleagues, and bringing instant access to “breaking news” that affects veterinarians, their patients and their practice.

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Ontario Veterinary College

The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is dedicated to the advancement of veterinary and comparative medicine through teaching, research and service. Since 1862, OVC has been a world leader in veterinary health care, learning and research. They work at the intersection of animal, human and ecosystem health: training future veterinarians and scientists, improving the health of our animal companions, ensuring the safety of the food we eat and protecting the environment that we all share.

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Ontario Agricultural College

The University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) is a global leader in innovative life sciences education and research for environment, agriculture, food, and rural communities.  The OAC is ranked as Canada’s top comprehensive research university, providing innovative life sciences education and research for agriculture, food, the environment and rural communities in Canada and around the world.

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Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association is the professional association representing veterinarians across Ontario. The OVMA is committed to advancing and promoting excellence in veterinary medicine, the betterment of animal health, and contributing to the protection of human health. Visit OVMA.org “For Pet Owners” section.

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Ontario SPCA

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) has a very colourful site containing information on the Ontario SPCA Act, lists of shelters in the province, ways to help prevent cruelty and fun facts for the kids.

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Canadian Kennel Club

The Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) is the primary registry body for purebred dogs in Canada and currently recognizes 175 breeds. As a non-profit organization, the CKC is dedicated to encouraging, guiding, and advancing the interests of purebred dogs and their responsible owners and breeders in Canada and promoting the knowledge and understanding of the benefits which dogs can bring to Canadian society.

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Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo will be a dynamic and exciting action centre that inspires people to love, respect and protect wildlife and wild spaces. The Zoo has over 5,000 animals representing over 500 species, as well as over 10 km (six miles) of walking trails.

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Eco-Cell

Eco-Cell has designed a program that encourages organizations to collect used electronics, including batteries, to help the environment. This endeavor is about a lot more than just collecting the “profitable” used electronic goods – it’s about cleaning up and helping to save our environment by reducing the amount of electronics that end up in landfills.

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Ontario Wildlife Rescue

Our primary goal is to connect people who have found injured or orphaned wild animals with those who can look after them and get them back into the wilds. Through a network of rehabilitators (government word for people who help wild animals) and wildlife centres across Ontario we try to save as may wild animals as possible. See our link provided for more information.

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Pet Food Nutrition

The website, petfoodnutrition.com, was created to answer health and nutrition questions of pet owners without promoting or rating specific brands of dog and cat food. The answers provided are fact-based, meaning they are supported by scientific evidence, and are an unbiased collaboration of experts in the veterinary and nutrition fields. The articles and blog pieces are peer-reviewed and edited prior to their inclusion on the website. Biographies for all the authors of this site are available so that you can get to know each and every one of them.

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