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419-626-0754

1616 Columbus Avenue Sandusky, OH

Keep Your Pet
Happy and Healthy

Understand Your Pet’s Behavior Better

We have found these links helpful for better understanding your pet’s behavior or how to keep them happy and healthy for a long life.

The American Kennel Club Online (The AKC)

The American Kennel Club Online (The AKC) offers many resources related to your dog’s health, care, and training. It also has links to find breed-specific groups and AKC-Certified breeders.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA Online)

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA Online) keeps up-to-date on any recalls on dog or cat food or toys, as well as any FDA warnings regarding pet supplies.

Royal Canin

Royal Canin is a trusted dry food brand for cats and dogs. The company also works with veterinarians to develop various diets for pets, such as urinary health, weight loss, food sensitivity, and digestive support.

MedVet

MedVet is a valuable resource for the owners of pets with cancer and other specialty illnesses. MedVet has locations across the country, with the closest being MedVet Toledo. Your veterinarian may refer you to MedVet if your pet requires advanced testing or surgeries.

The Cornell Feline Health Center

The Cornell Feline Health Center supports cat health with information and health studies. Cornell University has put together many great guides about cat behavior and health hazards, as well as general health and feeding.

Animal Poison Control Center

Animal Poison Control Center is run by the ASPCA. Just like the human poison control center, the APCC has a hotline you can call if you believe your pet has ingested something poisonous. Trained staff is on hand to assist you and your pet in an emergency. The number for the APCC is: (888) 426-4435.

Morris Animal Foundation

Morris Animal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports scientific research into animal health. Their research has resulted in huge successes, including the management of feline diabetes, canine cancer diagnostics, and testing for canine genetic blindness.

Cat Fancier’s Association

Cat Fancier’s Association helps potential cat owners determine the correct breed for their lifestyle, as well as provides a list of CFA-certified cat breeders.

Kong

Kong dog toys are high-quality toys with a multitude of uses. Their website provides ideas for how to use Kong toys to keep your dog active, as well as dog-friendly recipes to make playtime delicious.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals has dedicated over 40 years to the advancement of animal health. It supports research into the incidence of genetic disease and strive to improve a pet’s quality of life by determining the genes that cause certain genetic diseases and lowering the incidences of genetic disease.

Western Farm Pet Crematory & Cemetery

Western Farm Pet Crematory & Cemetery is a dedicated pet cemetery that offers cremation and burial for your pets that have crossed the rainbow bridge. Western Farm offers several options for individuals who wish to take advantage of their services.

Ohio State University – College of Veterinary Medicine

Ohio State University – College of Veterinary Medicine educates future veterinarians. The University also offers puppy classes for training, Greyhound wellness, and cat and dog diet searches. The University is a full-service veterinary hospital.

The Merck Veterinary Manual

The Merck Veterinary Manual is a leading resource in animal health. The Merck Manual offers information and clinical findings on a variety of diseases

Canine: Diseases by Name (VeterinaryPartner.com)

Canine: Diseases by Name (VeterinaryPartner.com) breaks down symptoms, testing, and treatments for almost all canine diseases.

Feline: Diseases by Name (VeterinaryPartner.com)

Feline: Diseases by Name (VeterinaryPartner.com) breaks down symptoms, testing, and treatments for almost all feline diseases.

FetchDog

FetchDog is an online retailer that sells premium-quality dog beds, collars, harnesses, gates, crates, stairs, ramps, feeders, toys, treats, dog apparel, and more. Their inventory adjusts seasonally to reflect holidays.

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building where Metroka Animal Hospital is located

419-626-0754

1616 Columbus Avenue • Sandusky, OH

Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

building where Metroka Animal Hospital is located

419-626-0754

1616 Columbus Avenue • Sandusky, OH

Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

©2018 Metroka Animal Hospital | All Rights Reserved