Carefully selected helpful pet resources

After Hours Emergency Care

For emergency after hours care please call one of the following:

Olympia Pet Emergency in Olympia 360-455-5155

Olympia Veterinary Specialists 24-hour Emergency Services (360)339-3596 OPTION

Summit Veterinary Center in South Tacoma 253-983-1114

Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Tacoma 253-474-0791

Dr. Sophia Yin - Training and Obedience

Dr. Sophia Yin – Training and Obedience

Dr. Yin is a veterinarian, animal behaviorist, author, and international expert on Low Stress Handling. Her “pet-friendly” techniques for animal handling and behavior modification are shaping the new standard of care for veterinarians and pet care professionals. Dr. Yin’s website contains a wealth of valuable information for pet owners surrounding the topics of animal behavior, training tips and techniques, and obedience issues.

The Veterinary Partner

The Veterinary Partner

The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori.

Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Marty Becker, often referred to as “America’s Veterinarian,” has spent his life working toward better health for pets and the people who love them. He has written 22 books that have sold more than 7 million copies, including three New York Times best-sellers, and was a frequent guest on the Today Show. Dr. Becker also shares our passion for service by volunteering with World Vets! To learn more about Dr. Becker, read his helpful blog posts or order one of his books, visit the website.

Dr. Ernie Ward

Dr. Ernie Ward

Dr. Ernie Ward has deservedly earned the title of “America’s Pet Advocate.” Whether he’s discussing the dangers of obesity, how to perform a physical examination, dealing with behavioral issues, answering pet owner’s questions about surgery or how to provide better care for aging pets, Dr. Ward’s unifying theme is: “Do what is in the pet’s best interest.” Dr. Ward’s website contains a wealth of helpful pet owner information, including a blog and video clips

Dogs For Kids Resource Guide

Dogs and kids are a classic pairing, but fostering a healthy relationship between kids and animals requires special care. From finding your new dog and planning for its expenses to keeping it healthy and active, there is plenty to take into consideration.

The following resources were compiled to help you think of all aspects of dogs for kids.