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The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Emergency Links

South Metro Animal Emergency Care
Located in Apple Valley. Open 24/7.

Animal Emergency & Referral Center
Located in St. Paul and Oakdale. Both are open 24 hours including holidays.

Pet Poison Helpline
A resource if you suspect your pet may have ingested something toxic or poisonous. There is a $75 per incident fee.

Educational Links

VeterinaryPartner.com is here to support your veterinarian and you in the care of your companion animals by providing 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.

End of Life Support and Services

MN Pets
MN Pets is an in-home euthanasia service.  Our clients that have used them have had only good things to say. They also provide support for knowing when it is time to say goodbye.

Pets Remembered
Pets Remembered is a cremation service. They will pick your pet up immediately following your appointment with us and they usually have the cremains back the following day.

Burnsville Animal Control

The City of Burnsville works with American Boarding Kennels for any animal control issues. If you have any questions or want to report a stray dog or cat please call 952-894-DOGS (3647).

Pet Insurance

There are many different companies who now have various types of plans for pet insurance. For now payment is still due at the time of service and the pet insurance will reimburse you after filing a claim form. We recommend researching and getting quotes from multiple companies as they each have their own deductibles, payout limits, etc. 

Healthy Pet

Healthy Pet by American Animal Hospital Association
A wealth of resources from the American Animal Hospital Association, including pet care resources, information on breed, behavior, disease, animal bond, nutrition, pet care tips, preventive care info, adoption, relocation and travel tips, as well as a section dedicated to children, which contains a variety of fun animal-related games and activities.

Veterinary Partner

Veterinary Partner
The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori. You can even submit your question to be answered by a veterinary professional.


Petplace.com is the premier web destination for people who love their animal companions. More than 85 veterinarians, including many veterinary specialists, have written for Petplace.com, building an ever-growing library of over 10,000 veterinarian approved articles to peruse and select from. Petplace offers the most comprehensive resource for pet health and wellness articles, as well as over 4,000 heartwarming pet stories that will make you, laugh, cry and feel good inside. If you are “PetCrazy”, then Petplace.com is for you!

ASPCA Poison Control

ASPCA Poison Control
This is an excellent online resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement is a group of compassionate volunteers who are professionally trained in pet bereavement counseling. The APLB is unique, and its services are free and available to anyone grieving a beloved pet. The website incorporates the collective wisdom and experience of all of the members of the online community. It offers a wealth of information and resources meant to assist in dealing with the grief of losing a pet.