Helpful Pet Links

Helpful Pet Links

Shawsheen Animal Hospital places a strong emphasis on client education, both with our services and  the information on our website. The following is a list of websites that provide helpful information on a variety of pet topics, including health, training, and pet loss.

Pet Health

  • Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC): Provides information on parasite control guidelines and other resources
  • FDA Resources for Veterinarians: Provides resouces for veterinarians on a variety of topics, including science and research
  • Pet Place: Provides information for dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and small mammals as well as access to a free newsletter
  • Pets & Parasites: Provides information on ticks, mosquitoes, and other parasites, including articles written by licensed veterinarians, parasite prevalence maps, and expert insights
  • Tewksbury Animal Control: Provides dog and cat rescue information as well as a list of animal and pest control websites
Helping Veterinary Links


  • Dog Star Daily: Provides news, blogs, and articles about dog behavior and training
  • Dog Wise: Provides dog books and products for purchase, book reviews, reading lists, and other resources and information
  • Dogster: Provides news stories, contest information, photos, adoption information, and other dog-related resources
  • MSPCA Angell: Kindness and Care for Animals: Includes programs and resources related to animal adoption and protection

Pet Loss & Grieving

Pet Insurance

  • ASPCA: Medical insurance for pets that offers three different plans to fit your lifestyle and budget
  • Embrace: Medical insurance for pets that offers wellness, accident, and illness and an annual deductible
  • Trupanion: Medical insurance for pets that covers 90% of veterinary bills