Emergency & Urgent Care
We want to share a list of resources and links to useful information in the care of your pet.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control
Have a poison emergency? Call (888) 426-4435
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A consultation fee may be required.
Pet Poison Helpline
Have a poison emergency? Call (855) 764-7661
The Pet Poison Helpline is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (855) 764-7661. A consultation fee may be required.
First Aid & Safety
Important information to have handy
The American Red Cross
The Red Cross has a pet first aid course available where you can learn how to respond to health emergencies and provide basic first aid for the four-legged members of your family. Practice and preparation will help you be calm and effective in an emergency, protecting you and your animal from further injury or suffering.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
This portion of the ASPCA website takes you through the process of emergency pet preparedness.
American Veterinary Medical Association
This page describes several publications designed to help veterinarians and other animal lovers prepare for animal safety in the event of a disaster.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
This portion of the FEMA website outlines how to prepare all of your family members for disasters and emergencies.
Red Rover brings animals out of crisis and strengthens the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education.
Below are a number of links to the various Veterinary Associations the doctors at FVRC are members of:
Do you have questions about animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior, or safety? Check out this site for answers to those questions, along with other commonly asked questions.
Washington State University
This portion of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s website holds information on a number of different topics regarding the care of your pet.
Grievance / Bereavement
Below are a number of grief support website, with information regarding how to cope with the loss of a pet:
In Memory of Pets
A website dedicated to pets who have been lost and their owners.
Lightning Strike Pet Loss Support
Lightning Strike Pet Loss Support because it provides “lightning-fast” pet loss support and grief counseling for pet lovers grieving over the death of a pet, a dying pet, sick pet, or a lost pet…no matter if they walk, crawl, fly, hop, or swim our great planet.
The Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement
The APLB offers services to anyone bereaving for a beloved pet, incorporating the collective wisdom and experience of their friends and members.
The Pet Loss Grief Support Website & Candle Ceremony
A gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet.
C.A.R.E. – Helpline for Companion Animal Related Emotions
The Companion Animal Related Emotions Pet Loss Helpline is a confidential telephone service offered through the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.
The Argus Institute
This section of the Argus Institute’s website offers ideas to help as you process your grief for your beloved companion.