Educational Information in Springfield

Our veterinary team can help to educate you on a variety of pet-related topics, but you also deserve to have access to helpful information at all times. Browse the links provided below to satisfy non-urgent questions and keep tabs on important websites and other resources. You never know when you might need them! If you have questions or need to book an appointment call (217) 525-9556 or use the online form.

American Animal Hospital Association Blog

An informative, entertaining blog for pet parents supported by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

The Animal Poison Control Center is a 24-hour hotline service that connects pet parents with poison control experts. The most common pet emergencies often involve a pet ingesting a poisonous substance, so be sure to keep their phone number where you can reach it quickly.

Benld Adopt-A-Pet

Benld Adopt-A-Pet (BAAP) is a no-kill, non-profit animal shelter founded in 1983 by Lorraine Jackson. BAAP is also a 501(c)3 charity and supported solely with the help of donations, fundraisers, and memberships.

C.A.R.E. Pet Loss Helpline

It is natural to grieve the loss of a beloved pet, and you are not alone. The Companion Animal Related Emotions (CARE) Pet Loss Helpline is a fully confidential call service that can help you through difficult times.

Home Again Pet Recovery Service

Microchipping your pet equips them with a permanent ID that makes it easier for animal shelters, animal hospitals, and other veterinary facilities to identify them and trace them back to you.

Illinois Humane Society

Located right here in Springfield, the Illinois Humane Society is a non-profit organization run by volunteers providing foster homes for rescued dogs and cats. Their goal is to successfully re-home as many abandoned, abused, and neglected pets as possible.

Meow Mobile

Meow Mobile is a volunteer-founded, 501(c)3 non-profit group helping cats and kittens find their loving forever homes.

National Center for Infectious Disease

helpful guide to various animal diseases, both common and uncommon.

Pet Care TV

Use this online video library to learn more about animal health.


Looking to adopt? Use this database to help you find a homeless pet to welcome into your family.

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

The APLB is a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides counseling for people and families grieving the loss of their pet.

The Indoor Cat Initiative

How can you enrich the life of your indoor cat? Learn how to keep them active, happy, and healthy in your home.

Veterinary Partner

An extensive online veterinary database containing articles about various animal species and a large variety of pet health topics.

Educational Information in Springfield, IL