Recommended Links

Pet Care Links

AAHA Healthy Pet
A Pet Care resource from the American Animal Hospital Association featuring a plethora of health care information, blogs, adoptable pets, community events and more.

American Animal Hospital Association
AAHA is the only organization that accredits animal hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada. AAHA accredited hospitals voluntarily choose to be evaluated on 900+ standards which ensure your pet will have access to the best health care available.

American Veterinary Medical Association
American Veterinary Medical Association – The AVMA Network provides information on pet care, animal health, veterinary medicine, and careers in veterinary medicine for veterinary professionals.

Home Again Microchips
About the size of a grain of rice, Home Again microchips are designed to last your pet’s entire lifetime and they link to a permanent listing in a nation lost pet database

Memorial Pet Services
MPS provides cremation and after care services for Odyssey clients including group and private cremation, memorial services, urns, paw prints, and pet loss support groups.

Parasite Prevalence Maps
From the Companion Animal Parasite Council, these parasite prevalence maps show how at risk your dog or cat is to tick-borne diseases (like Lyme disease), intestinal parasites and heartworm. Also view how many positive cases have been recorded in all of Wisconsin and specifically in Dane County.

Pet Obesity Prevention Association
A website designed by a group of veterinarians and healthcare experts dedicated to reducing the pet obesity epidemic. Be sure to check out the Pet Weight Translator tool, the Calorie Counter for your brand of food, and download lots of great information about safe weight loss in cats and dogs.

Pets Welcome
Find pet-friendly hotels and lodging, pet travel information, and airline policies.

Veterinary Partner 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.

Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
The WVMA is Wisconsin’s largest veterinary organization which provides resources and continuing education for veterinarians, technicians, and practice managers. The website is designed to advocate and promote veterinary medicine while enriching animal and human health

Pet Portals
Within your customized pet portal, you will find tons of credible, easy-to-understand information on breed profiles, comprehensive medical and wellness, and customized life stage tips and advice.

Cat Links

America Association of Feline Practitioners
A non-profit organization that has developed a campaign to educate cat owners about recognizing subtle signs of sickness in our feline companions and when it is time to contact your veterinarian. They also provide tips about how to transport your cat to the vet and make their visit a stress-free as possible.

Cat Fancier’s Association
The world’s largest registry of pedigreed cats. Includes information on cat shows, breeds, cat care, and a showcase of the winning breeds.

Feline Diabetes
A complete pet health guide to the treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats.

Dog Links

American Kennel Club
The AKC is a registry of purebred dog pedigrees in the United States. This site is a great resource for selecting a breed that fits your lifestyle and locating a breeder in your area. You will also find information on training, socialization, classes, dog shows, and keeping your dog healthy.

Dog’s Best Friend Training

Dog’s Best Friend Training was founded in 1988 Patricia McConnell, Ph.D., an internationally known and respected expert in animal behavior. We are now owned by Aimee Moore Jarosz, Patricia’s training program director for many years and our guide and visionary who continues Patricia’s legacy and overall philosophy for training dogs.

Homeward Bound Animal Behavior and Training, LLC
Homeward Bound Animal Behavior and Training, LLC is a force free, positive reinforcement-based consultation and training service that offers in-home behavior consultations within a 40 mile radius of Wyocena, Wisconsin. Cases will be considered outside of this radius for an additional charge of $0.35 per mile. Remote consultations are offered nationwide! We specialize in canine, feline, and avian behavior.

Emergency & Specialty Links

ASPCA Poison Control Center
An online resource for poison-related information and an emergency contact available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (should you not be able to reach Odyssey).

Pet Poison Helpline
A 24-hour poison control service for pet owners and veterinary professional who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. This site also includes a searchable poison list and a guide to pet safety.

Veterinary Emergency Service
With locations in Middleton (High Point Rd) and Madison East (East Broadway), Veterinary Emergency Services is prepared for animal emergencies 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. VES also has a Specialty Center for cases involving surgery, dermatology, oncology, internal medicine, and advanced procedures.

Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Offers more specialty services and specialists than any other facility in Wisconsin including cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, oncology, physical rehabilitation, and emergency services.

Madison Veterinary Specialists – Emergency and Specialty Veterinary Care (

Located on Royal Avenue in Madison, Madison Veterinary Specialists are ready for any animal emergencies 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. MVS also has specialists on staff for cases involving internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery, and radiology.

Pet Insurance Links

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance

Embrace Pet Insurance
Embrace Pet Insurance

Pets Best Insurance
Pets Best Insurance

Pet First Pet Insurance
Pet First Pet Insurance

Purina Care Pet Health Insurance
Purina Care Pet Health Insurance

Trupanion Pet Insurance
Trupanion Pet Insurance

Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)
Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI)

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Figo Pet Insurance
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Prescription Diet Links

Hills Prescription Diet
Ordered every Tuesday, arrives here the next day!

Royal Canin Veterinary Diets
Ordered upon request, food arrives in 4-5 business days.

Purina Veterinary Diets
Ordered upon request, food arrives in 4-5 days.

Online Pharmacy

Humane Origanizations & Adoptions

Angel’s Wish
Angel’s Wish is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing animal overpopulation, rehoming companion animals, and raising awareness of animal welfare issues.

Madison Cat Project
Madison Cat Projects mission is to establish a no-kill standard and to promote the value and well-being of Dane Country’s feral cats. Over 4,000 once feral cats have been rescued, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and adopted out to loving homes.

Dane County Humane Society
A non-profit corporation serving south central Wisconsin in the areas of animal intake and care, medical services, education, and adoption. Search here if you have lost or found a pet, or if you are looking to adopt a new furry family member.

Dane County Humane Society Wildlife Center
Injured or orphaned wildlife should be taken to Dane County Human Society’s Wildlife Center. A program of DCHS, this program is dedicated to providing responsible care for ill, injured, and orphaned wildlife.

Pet Finder
An online, searchable database of animals who need homes. This site has more than 13,000 shelters and adoption organization across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.