Helpful Links

A collection of resources to help you care for your small or large animal.

  • After-Hours Emergencies
  • Animal Welfare & Rescue Organizations
  • General Pet Information
  • Parasite Information
  • Pet Dental Care
  • Pet Insurance
  • Pet Licensing
  • Pet Poison Control
  • Physiotherapy Videos
  • Veterinary Organizations

After-Hours Emergencies

If you have an emergency outside of our regular business hours, we recommend that you contact one of the following emergency facilities:

Burlington Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital
775 Woodview Road, Burlington, ON

Mississauga Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital
2285 Bristol Circle, Oakville, ON

Lakeshore Animal Health Partners (Opening March 2023)
Emergency & Specialty Hospital
806 Southdown Road, Mississauga, ON

Toronto Animal Health Partners
Emergency & Specialty Hospital
1 Scarsdale Road, North York, ON

Animal Welfare & Rescue Organizations

1. Golden Retriever Rescue

2. Lions Foundation of Canada – Dog Guides

3. Oakville Humane Society 

- Promotes responsible pet ownership through education and public awareness
- Protects all animals, investigating and prosecuting under the authority of the OSPCA Act
- Provides shelter and care for animals in need

General Pet Information

24PetWatch Microchip ID

Government Guidelines for travel with pets Canadian Food Inspection Agency

OVC Pet Trust Fund OVC Pet Trust honours the relationship between pets and their people and veterinary care givers. We do this by raising funds and supporting learning, healthcare, and research at the Ontario Veterinary College.

Pet Health Network A reliable source of information for general pet healthcare topics, including topics such as behaviour training and how to give your pet medications.

The Healing Movement - PEMF Therapy stands for Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy. It is a non-invasive technique that uses electromagnetic fields to help reduce pain, wound healing and inflammation associated with various conditions, such as arthritis, injuries, or post-surgical recovery.

Veterinary Partner For reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community

Parasite Information

Companion Animal Parasite Council 
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent council of veterinarians, veterinary parasitologists, and other animal health care professionals established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites.

Dogs and Ticks

Tick information and prevalence maps 
Tick information with maps!

Pet Dental Care

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth 

A detailed step-by-step guide on how to start brushing your pet’s teeth, written by veterinary dental specialist, Dr. Fraser Hale.

Pet Insurance

Pet Licensing

City of Burlington

City of Mississauga

Town of Oakville 

All dogs in the Town of Oakville must be licensed. The Oakville and Milton Humane Society acts as a licensing agent on behalf of the town. Failure to purchase and annually renew your licence could result in a fine.

Pet Poison Control

ASPCA Poison Control Center 
An excellent resource for information about toxic plants and other poisons that your pet may come into contact with. Includes a searchable database for toxic and non-toxic plants.

Pet Poison Helpline 
A valuable resource that provides 24-hour advice and information if you suspect that your pet has gotten into a poison or toxin.

Physiotherapy Videos

Rehabilitation Therapy Videos 

Please consult a Veterinarian before starting physiotherapy treatment.

Veterinary Organizations

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

Ontario Veterinary College (OVC)

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association 

Our veterinary association offers information about veterinarians, pet care information, and The Farley Foundation.

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) 

CVO regulates the practice of veterinary medicine in Ontario to protect the public interest. The CVO is not a school or university. The CVO licenses veterinarians, inspects and accredits veterinary facilities.