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General Links

Bradenton Veterinary Emergency – BVE is a separate practice operating in our facility at night, on holidays and weekends.  They have an amazing staff and provide excellent emergency care.

Vet Care Express – If you need assistance with animal transport, contact Vet Care Express – the original animal ambulance.

Veterinary Partner – The companion site to the Veterinary Information Network for pet owners.  It is an easily-searchable and reliable source of information about common illnesses and conditions found in dogs, cats, and other species as well.

Companion Animal Parasite Council – Florida is a tropical paradise for all of us, including parasites!  A very good resource for information about both internal and external parasites that can affect many species, including humans.

Care Credit – For information about, or to apply for Care Credit.

NABP – National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has important information for anyone buying medications on-line for themselves or their pets.  Be aware and get informed.

NASC – National Animal Supplement Council is somewhat similar to NABP, but is for over-the-counter supplements.  This site is a great source of objective information; some supplements are better than others.

FDA Pet Food Recall – The FDA regularly posts information concerning recalls of pet food and pet products.

Canine Links

American Kennel Club – The official site for pure-bred dogs.

Southeastern Guide Dogs – Freedom starts right here in Palmetto, Florida.

Feline Links

Cornell Feline Health Center – An excellent source of information for cat owners.

Cat Thyroid Center – Hyperthyroidism is very common in older cats.  Learn more about it from our colleague in Ruskin, Florida.

Microchip Links

PetLink – Register your pet’s microchip here.

AAHA Microchip Look-up – This site by the American Animal Hospital Association allows anyone to look up any microchip  from 14 different participating companies.  If you need to verify your own pet or identify a found pet, this site will tell you what company the chip is registered with and how to find additional information.

Other Links

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine – Our doctors are very proud of their schools.  Visit these sites to learn about the latest high-tech advances in veterinary care.

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine – The on-going rivalry continues!

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DeSoto Animal Clinic
2910 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205