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Helpful links to help keep your pet happy & healthy


Here, you will find a collection of helpful links and resources to assist you in making informed decisions about your pet’s health and well-being.

We hope you find these links and resources helpful in providing your pet with the best possible care. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our hospital.

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Helpful Links

Pet Bylaw

Pet Bylaw

Animal Services – The City of Calgary Animal Services provides support and information regarding responsible pet ownership.

Licensing – Information on how to license your pet, how to transfer ownership, costs, and fines associated with pet licensing in the city of Calgary.

Pet Health

Pet Health

Dental Care

Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) – Not all dental products marketed to pets are made equally; learn which products are proven to make a difference in dental health.


Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Royal Canin, Purina Veterinary Diets – Veterinary pet nutrition companies dedicated to providing nutritious options for your pet.

Pet Food Recalls – A list of current pet food recalls in effect that is maintained by the FDA.

Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) – Providing information on pet food recalls, what is in pet food, how to understand pet food labels, and much more.

Pain Management

Assisi Loop Pain Management – The Assisi Loop speeds the healing of soft and hard tissues – including skin, tendons, ligaments, bones, and organs. 


Fox Tapeworm – Echinococcus multilocularis is a real threat to people and pets in Alberta; learn how to minimize the risks.

Pets & Parasites – Information for pet owners regarding particular parasites, including parasite prevalence maps, risks to their pet and family. 

Poison Prevention

Pet Poison Helpline – The Pet Poison Helpline is dedicated to identifying and treating the ingestion of substances that are poisonous to pets. 

Pet Financing

Pet Financing

Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society of Alberta – ACTSS is a not-for-profit society that focuses on cancer education, treatment, and accessibility of care for pet owners.

Affirm or Petcard – These financing companies deal exclusively with costs associated with veterinary care.

Pet Insurance

Lost Pets

Lost Pets

Tips to Find a Lost Dog

Tips to Find a Lost Ferret

Impounded Cats & Dogs – A list of cats & dogs that have been found in the city of Calgary that have been brought to The City of Calgary Animal Services.

Lost & Found Animal Database – A list of cats, dogs, and exotics found in and around the city of Calgary that have been brought to the Calgary Humane Society.



Sit Happens – Force-free dog training to encourage and reinforce desirable behaviors while fostering the human-animal bond.

Responsible Dog Ownership – City of Calgary information including bylaws, training, veterinary care, adopting/purchasing animals, identification, and manners.



Responsible Cat Ownership – City of Calgary information including bylaws, training, veterinary care, adopting/purchasing animals, identification, and manners.

Cat-Friendly Caregiver – How to keep your cat happy, healthy, safe, and calm in and out of your home. 

Cat Behavior Associates – Information about cat behavior, including articles, books, tips, and healthcare.

Cat Healthy – Canadian initiative promoting proper cat health and behavior.

Common Cat Diseases learn more about about them.

Cornell Feline Health Center – Feline health topics ranging from hairballs to heart problems.

Ohio State Indoor Pet Initiative  – Discover the unique needs of indoor cats.

Pet Travel

Pet Travel

Parasite Prevalence Maps – Before you travel, make sure that you have protected your pet against parasites in the area. 

Travel to the USA – Information for traveling with pets into and around the United States of America.

Pet-Friendly Hotels Directory – A directory of pet-friendly hotels in North America.

Wildlife Resources

Wildlife Resources

Alberta Institution for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) – A wildlife hospital for the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife serving southern Alberta.

Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (CWRS) – A local wildlife hospital that focuses on providing a second chance for injured wildlife. They offer information on finding and living with wildlife.