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

Animal Rescue Associations

Regina Cat Rescue
Regina Cat Rescue is a Regina-based, non-profit, volunteer-run animal welfare organization that works to assist companion animals in need and to educate people about the humane treatment of pets and other animals. In addition to conducting animal rescue and rehabilitation operations, they also provide them with necessary veterinary care such as spay/neuter, identification, vaccination and rehabilitate these animals for adoption into loving homes.

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Regina Humane Society
For over four decades the Regina Humane Society has been making a difference in the lives of local animals in the community. Over the years, the Society has worked to improve the welfare of animals through programs and services in sheltering, education, protection and advocacy. Their website provides a wealth of information on such topics as adoption, pet care and ways that you can get involved to support the cause.

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The Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) is a charitable organization which provides leadership in creating public understanding of animal welfare. Their mission is to ensure the humane treatment of animals through education, prevention and intervention. You will find a variety of educational materials on their website, as well as information on how to donate directly or organize a fundraiser.

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Cat Associations

Cat Fancier's Association
The Cat Fancier’s Association is the world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats, recognizing 42 pedigreed breeds ranging from the ever-popular Persian and Siamese to the rare Chinese Li Hua. The Cat Fancier’s website contains detailed information about each breed, educational resources for cat care needs and schedules for upcoming events.There’s even a kid’s section that contains fun and informative content designed especially for the little ones.

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City of Regina

Dog Licensing
Find helpful information on how to license your dog in Regina, as well as the local rules and regulations governing dog ownership in the area.

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Cat Licensing
Find helpful information on how to license your cat in Regina, as well as the local rules and regulations governing cat ownership in the area.

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Kennel Clubs

American Kennel Club
Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, support the advancement of canine health and wellbeing and work to protect the rights of all dog owners as well as promote responsible dog ownership. The American Kennel Club website provides a wealth of information and resources for owners, future owners and breeders as well as detailed information about each designated breed.

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Canadian Kennel Club
The Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) is the primary registry body for purebred dogs in Canada and currently recognizes 175 breeds. The CKC is dedicated to encouraging, guiding, and advancing the interests of purebred dogs and their responsible owners and breeders in Canada and promoting the knowledge and understanding of the benefits which dogs can bring to Canadian society. The website contains a variety of resources for breeders and owners as well as information on registration and future events.

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United Kennel Club
Established in 1898, the United Kennel Club is the largest all-breed performance-dog registry in the world. Their programs include Obedience Trials, Rally Obedience Trials, Agility Trials, Weight Pull Events, Terrier Races, Dock Jumping Events, Lure Coursing, Total Junior Program, Coonhound Field Trials, Water Races, Nite Hunts and Bench Shows, Hunt Tests for retrieving breeds, Pointing Dog Events, Beagle Events (including Hunts and Bench Shows, and Cur and Feist Squirrel and Coon Events and Bench Shows. Find information about breeds and events, purchase merchandise and view resources for children.

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Pet Health

Cat Friendly Homes
Cat Friendly Homes provides you with credible and trustworthy information on a variety of feline topics. The American Association of Feline Practitioners created this resource to help you learn more about your cat’s natural behaviors, the importance of routine veterinary care, and providing care of your cat, as well as answer many common questions.

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Indoor Pet Initiative
Our goal is to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals world-wide so that all pets and their caregivers can experience optimal well-being.Optimal well-being permits individuals to thrive in their environments. By giving caregivers the information and tools needed to recognize thriving in their pets, and to create an environment that permits them to thrive across the lifespan, we aim to sustain the highest quality relationship between pets and their owners possible. The Indoor Pet Initiative (IPI) provides a foundation for pet owners and veterinarians to create plans tailored to promote thriving that are based on the soundest, most up-to-date science available.

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Sask Vets
Sask Vets aims to inform the people of Saskatchewan about the importance of vet visits and veterinarian services for both domestic pets & livestock animals.

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Veterinary Oral Health Council
The Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) recognizes products that meet pre-set standards of plaque and calculus (tartar) reduction in dogs and cats. Products are awarded the VOHC Seal of Acceptance following review of data from trials conducted according to VOHC protocols. The VOHC does not test products itself. Visit the website to view products awarded the Seal of Acceptance.

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Veterinary Partner
Veterinary Partner is here to support your veterinarian and you in care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information. Visit their website for information on animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior and more.

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International Renal Interest Society
Fear Free Happy Homes
Veterinary visits are extremely important for our pet’s health and welfare. We understand that pets and their owners may delay these appointments due to their animal’s fear, anxiety and stress when in the clinic environment. Fear Free Happy Homes provides tools and resources to make your pet’s vet visit as stress free as possible.

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Pet Health Research Groups

Morris Animal Foundation
Morris Animal Foundation’s (MAF) vision is simple: a healthier tomorrow for animals. They work to advance health and welfare research that protects, treats and cures companion animals, horses and wildlife worldwide to help animals enjoy longer, healthier lives. To date the Foundation has funded more than 1,700 studies, many of which have led to breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatments, prevention and cures. Visit the website for helpful resources and to find out how you can help support the cause.

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Pet Identification

Microchips for Pets
Microchip4Solutions (M4S ID) microchipping program and the animal sheltering and service program are currently being used by veterinarians and humane societies across Canada. Get more information on this valuable pet identification option through their website.

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Pet Finder
Lost pets that have been registered on the site can be easily reunited with their owners. Simply take a few minutes to register your pet and if you wish, provide some contact information that would be used in case your pet becomes lost.

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Pet Insurance

As pet parents, we want to provide our dogs and cats with the best possible care, no matter what. But when accidents and illnesses come up unexpectedly, the costs can quickly run in to the hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars. Pet medical insurance helps you pay your unexpected veterinary bills, so if your pet has an accident or becomes ill, you’ve got help covering the cost. With Petplan on your side, you can follow your veterinarian’s recommended course of treatment knowing that your pet health insurance will help provide you with financial peace of mind.

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Each year, there are tremendous advances in veterinary treatment. However, the cost of providing the very best care can be high. While there’s no public health system in Canada for pets, with insurance from Petsecure, you’ll always know your pets will have access to excellent medical care if they suddenly become sick, develop a serious medical condition, or suffer any injuries. Visit the website for more information.

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Pet Loss

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 bereaving 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.

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Pet Nutrition

Hills Pet Nutrition
Hills® Pet Nutrition is dedicated to helping pets reach their full potential through quality nutrition and healthcare. Find helpful resource on cat care and dog care as well as extensive information on each item in the product line offered by Hills®.

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Royal Canin
Learn more about the Royal Canin line of veterinary exclusive diets, designed for the health and wellbeing of both cats and dogs. The website also features a resource library and information on proper animal nutrition.

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Balance IT®
The Balance IT® website provides an online tool to create fresh homemade pet food recipes for your pet. Choose from online formulation software, supplements and fortified carbohydrates created by Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. You can also purchase a number of recommended ingredients and supplements for use in your homemade pet food.

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Pet Products

AccuVet Laser Surgery
LuxarCare offers the most extensive line of affordable medical laser accessories manufactured by LuxarCare’s sister company Aesculight, LLC, in the USA. Distal laser power calibration and pinpoint laser beam pointing accuracy make these American-made LuxarCare fibers, hand pieces and tips one of the safest beam delivery system on the market today. Find out more about these cutting-edge surgical tools by visiting the company website.

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Companion Therapy Laser
Therapeutic laser uses a bean if light to deeply penetrate tissue without damaging it. It can help reduce pain, inflammation and speed healing time.

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Poison Control

ASPCA Animal Poison Control
Excellent online resource for 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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Pet Poison Helpline
Pet Poison Helpline is a 24-hour animal poison control service available throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. 

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Veterinary Associations

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is the national voice for the veterinary profession dedicated to serving and representing the veterinarians of Canada. The Association is committed to excellence within the profession and to the wellbeing of animals and promotes public awareness of the contribution of animals and veterinarians to society. The CVMA website contains a lot of information on pet care and health with the added bonus of providing a quick and accurate search tool to help find the information you are looking for.

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The Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association (SVMA) is an organization dedicated to the protection of the public by ensuring the proficiency, competency and ethical behavior of its members in the practice of veterinary medicine. They support the physical, personal, financial and professional wellbeing of their members through continuing education and professional interaction and they regulate the profession through the licensing of veterinarians, approval of practices and disciplining of members as required.

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University of Saskatchewan’s Western College of Veterinary Medicine website. Visit the site to get information as a current or future student and learn more about the school and the programs it offers to those seeking degrees in the field of veterinary medicine.

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Veterinary Financing

Petcard is a simple and affordable way to finance veterinary treatments and products. Applying for the Petcard is as simple as filling out an application form and the approval can be processed in minutes. Petcard users have no down payment, no collateral, competitive interest rates and easy monthly payment options. Visit the website to find out more or apply for a Petcard account.

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