Veterinary Tips and Help for Pet Owners in the Kennett Square, Chadds Ford, Wilmington PA Area
Below are several veterinary resources we think you will find helpful.
The Pet Poison Helpline, at 1.800.213.6680, is a good source of information if you think your pet has ingested or been exposed to a toxic substance. Please note there is a fee associated with this service. The ASPCA at 1.888.426.4435, is another great source of help if poison ingestion is suspected. This is a free service if your pet has a Home Again microchip, otherwise, there is a fee associated with this service.
With pet insurance, pet owners can enjoy the emotional benefits of having a pet without the fear of financial burden. Pet insurance makes it easier for owners to budget their expenses. To learn more, please visit Pet Plan or Nationwide Whole Pet with Wellness. Here are a few items to consider when selecting a pet insurance provider.
Care Credit is a credit card that offers several interest free options that may be used for your family’s or your pet’s medical care. See Care Credit for more information.
Pure Breed Associations:
The American Kennel Club provides information about dog breeds and can aid in picking the right breed for your family and lifestyle. The American Cat Fanciers Association promotes education, knowledge, and welfare of purebred and non-purebred cats for breeders, owners, and the general public.
Rescues and Shelters:
The staff at Longwood Veterinary Center are generous supporters of several rescue organizations. Please learn how you can help place many homeless pets into a loving home by visiting The Delaware Humane Association, Faithful Friends Animal Society or Andy’s Friends.
We use Delaware Pet Cremation‘s service to help gently take care of our pets that are deceased. Their website tells about their services and offers additional resources on memorials for your pet.