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:

Pet Poison Helpline

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.

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AVMA Pet Food Recalls

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has put together an extensive list of all the pet food recalls and alerts to help pet owners keep their companions safe and healthy. The list includes the brand, product name, UPC and lot code of each product, as well as more details of the reasons behind the alert.

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FFC Fencing

FFC Fencing offers 40 years of experiencing building and installing high quality fencing. They particularly specialize in livestock and equestrian fences, and keep much of the necessary materials on stock. This provides for fast, reliable service. Visit the FFC Fencing website to learn more.

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Singing Sands Bernese Mountain Dogs

Singing Sands is operated by Andrea Carlson and her partner JP (James Walker). Andrea is a licensed veterinarian and has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 13 years at Southlake Animal Hospital in nearby Merrillville, IN. Singing Sands breeds Bernese Mountain Dogs for temperament, health, type, and longevity. Their goal is to continue to improve the breed whether they are producing their next champion or your loving family companion. Click the link to learn more.

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2×2 Rescue

2 x 2 Rescue is dedicated to saving the often overlooked animals at high kill shelters and to bettering the lives of overlooked, neglected, or special needs shelter animals. It is their belief that some animals need more attention with medical, social, or behavioral issues than most shelters are willing or able to give. As such, they are dedicated to educating the public about the animals in need, and how they can help. 2 x 2 believes that each animal deserves the perfect forever home and it is their commitment to find them. If you are interested in meeting or adopting one of our animals the first step is visiting the site and filling out an application. Thank you to Southlake Animal Hospital for providing reduced cost veterinary care for all of our rescues!

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American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a nonprofit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.

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Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA)

Founded over 131 years ago, the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) is the professional association representing the state’s veterinarians and is dedicated to advancing organized veterinary medicine in Indiana. The IVMA’s mission is to promote animal wellbeing, public health and advances in the profession and serves as a voice for veterinarians while advocating the highest standards and ethics. Click the link to visit the IVMA website.

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Fetch Portraits

Fetch Portraits exists to capture your best friend so that you can keep them close to you, forever. Owner/photographer Jennifer Whaley also tries to help the rescue effort in any way she can. To date, she has photographed over 1,500 adoptable animals to help them get adopted. Her work with dog owners and rescues also inspired Jennifer to build an App that helps people get great photos of their pets and share them on social media. It’s called Pose A Pet™ and it’s available for iPhone and Android! Just click HERE for store links. And, visit the Fetch Portraits site to learn more about Jennifer’s services. Fetch Portraits provided most of the photos for the Southlake Animal Hospital website!

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Woof Life Dog Supply Store

Woof Life is a pet store and boutique located in Crown Point Indiana. Their main mission is to solve problems with good nutrition. They offer healthy pet food as well as all the fun toys, collars and clothing you’ll want for your dogs and cats with the goal of enhancing the bond you share with your furry family members. On the Woof Life website, you’ll find a large selection of foods to keep healthy pets healthy for life. They also offer training classes and fun events you can attend with your pets.

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Companion Animal Parasite Control

The mission of CAPC is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections. Visit the CAPC website to learn everything you need to know about parasites that can affect our animal companions and prevention tips for keeping your pet parasite-free.

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Positive Experience Dog Training School

Positive Experience is a premier pet training facility in Northwest Indiana, providing dog owners with the best training methods available based on behavioral psychology. They offer Foundation Manners workshops, Puppy Fundamental workshops and Reactive Angels workshops. In addition, they also offer in home behavior consultations performed by a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant. P.E.T.S. uses a positive reinforcement training approach which is extremely important to achieving rapid learning and retention. Click the link to learn more.

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Hungry Hound Dog Supply Store

Hungry Hound is a provider of pet care services in the Northwest Indiana area. They offer everything from natural pet food and raw pet food to pet food supplements, obedience training, dog clothing and designer treats. They even have a complete dog grooming salon – everything your furry friend desires. You can learn more about the Hungry Hound, its two locations and all its services by visiting their website. Southlake Animal Hospital refers all of their clients to Hungry Hound for grooming.

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Canine Connect Dog Training

Canine Connect Dog Training’s mission is to promote dog sports training in the Northwest Indiana area and to sell state-of-the-art, high quality dog training equipment, toys, supplements and treats. They are the only dog training facility with indoor soccer turf flooring in the region. Besides offering a large variety of agility classes, including skills workshops and seminars, Canine Connect also offers rally, obedience, tricks and canine freestyle classes.

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Paw Power Blues Dog Training Club

Paw Powers is dedicated to promoting canine sports and activities. They offer classes in multiple venues, both for members as well as the general public. Paw Powers also hosts titling events in rally, obedience, agility, and nosework. They are dependent on the membership to volunteer their time and expertise in order to educate our fellow dog fanciers and promote responsible pet ownership. To learn more about how you can get involved, click the link.

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Another Chance for English Setters ACES

Another Chance for English Setters (ACES) is a national organization of volunteers who willingly give of their time and talents to rescue homeless English Setters. ACES strives to place each dog with an adopter who will make a loving commitment to a rescue dog. Giving a rescue dog a safe and secure home can be extremely rewarding. Since its inception, ACES has helped more than 1,900 English Setters. We think English Setters are the best dogs around! Southlake Animal Hospital provides veterinary care for the Chesterton area ACES organization.

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