National Organizations & Pet Med
Carlson Animal Hospital is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is an international association of more than 29,000 veterinary care providers who treat companion animals. Established in 1933, AAHA is well known among veterinarians and pet owners for its standards for hospitals and pet health care. Over 3,000 veterinary hospitals voluntarily participate in the AAHA hospital evaluation program. Trained consultants regularly visit these hospitals to ensure compliance with AAHA’s standards for services and facilities. Individual veterinarians can also be members of AAHA.
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
Dr. Carlson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Board Certified in Canine and Feline Practice.
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Inc. advances the quality of veterinary medicine through certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence in species oriented clinical practice. The ABVP is an approved veterinary specialty organization of the American Board of Veterinary Specialties, and is recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
American Veterinary Medical Association
Carlson Animal Hospital is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is the premier animal oriented poison control center in North America. You may obtain assistance with any animal emergency 24/7, 365 days a year. The telephone number is 888-426-4435.
This is a dog breed quick reference. This site has numerous photos and brief descriptions of breed characteristics.
The Cat Fanciers' Association, Inc.
The Cat Fanciers Association (CFA) is the world’s largest registry of purebred cats. It has information on cat shows, cat breeds, and cat care.