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 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.
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.
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.
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!
The American Veterinary Medical Association
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA)
The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association is the mindful leader elevating the veterinary professional through innovation, education, and advocacy of integrative medicine.
ChiDog is a different kind of fresh food. Not only is it prepared with fresh human grade meats, fresh veggies and whole grains, but it’s made to nourish each dog’s personal Element. Based on Eastern Medicine philosophies, ChiDog’s founders are practicing veterinarians who have seen the positive benefits that personalized Food Therapy can have on our cherished four-legged family members.
We are united in our mission to give your dog the very best food, for their very best life!