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:

Ventura County Animal Regulation

The mission of Ventura County Animal Regulation is to improve the lives of animals, to educate through community outreach and public awareness, and to provide for the health and safety of the citizens and animals of Ventura County. They aim to be a catalyst in working toward a future where everyone is a responsible pet owner, there are no unwanted pets, and the rabies virus is no longer a menace to animals and humans. This website contains a wealth of helpful information for pet owners.

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The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) aims to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide, which they do through a number of programs. The ASPCA website contains a wealth of information on pet adoption and pet care, including articles, links and more.

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Home Again Microchips

Do you have a plan in place should your pet become lost? Microchipping is a simple, minimally invasive way to permanently identify your pet so that if he or she ever wanders off and is delivered to a nearby shelter or humane society, you can be reunited again. Arroyo Vista Veterinary Hospital provides microchipping as part of our comprehensive veterinary services. Learn more about this innovative identification method at the Home Again website.

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CareCredit offers special financing and low monthly payment options, no up-front costs, and no-prepayment penalties so you can keep your pet healthy and happy. CareCredit can be used to pay for any or all of your pets’ veterinary services, from routine care to emergency visits. Visit the CareCredit website to learn more and apply.

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Operation Blankets of Love

Operation Blankets of Love is an emergency response that saves lives by providing comfort to homeless animals, making them more adoptable. They collect, transport and distribute recycled and new pet-related items to comfort stray, sick, neglected and abused homeless animals in shelters, rescue groups, sanctuaries and foster groups. In addition, they also partner with various organizations to provide relief and comfort to animals that are displaced or endangered by catastrophe. Visitors to their website can assist in their efforts through the donation of goods or financial contributions.

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