Resources for New Puppy Owners
West Kootenay Animal Hospital
Our clinic website. Learn more about the doctors and staff, access our handouts and resources,
check out the pet of the month, take a tour of the hospital and post a memorial about your pet.
Canine Inherited Disorders Database
A great resource on the incidence of genetic diseases in different breeds.
ASPCA Poison control
The American SPCA has a great website on poisons for pet owner as well as a poison control
hotline for emergencies (there is a fee to phone this service)
Hills pet food
Medical/Royal Canin Pet Foods
A great website with information on diseases, medications and behavior problems written by
veterinarians for pet owners.
Companion Animal Parasite Council
The most comprehensive information and up to date guidelines for the control of parasites in
pets and people.
A website dedicated to dog bite prevention. Good tips on bite prevention for dog owners
A website by the American Animal Hospital Association for pet owners. A variety of articles on pet
care and also some instructional videos.
Before and After you Get your Puppy Dr. Ian Dunbar
The Monks of New Skete - How to be your dog’s best friend
The Art of Raising a Puppy