Helpful Links

The team at Animal Medical Center of the Village in Houston loves pets, just like you do, and we encourage you to learn as much as possible about how to best care for them so they can live long, happy, healthy lives. We have provided the following helpful links with information direct from various veterinary manufacturers, organizations, and businesses. Please note, we update this page from time to time, so be sure to check back regularly!

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance Review: allows you to compare rates and benefits of various pet insurance companies so you can subsidize your pet’s health care

Poison Control

ASPCA Poison Control: resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Parasite Control

Trifexis: chewable preventive tablet for dogs that kills fleas, prevents heartworm disease, and treats and controls other worms.

Companion Animal Parasite Council: offers recommendations for parasite prevention and control for dogs, cats, and humans

American Heartworm Society: provides information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of heartworm disease

Feline Information

Know Heartworms: provides information about feline heartworm disease

American Association of Feline Practitioners: organization dedicated to improving the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education, and scientific investigation

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation

International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council: provides science-based education and resources to wildlife rehabilitators and the public to promote wildlife conservation and welfare

The National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA): dedicated to improving and promoting the profession of wildlife rehabilitation and its contributions to preserving natural ecosystems

The Wildlife Center of Texas: non-profit organization that was formed to offer wildlife assistance in the Greater Houston/Upper Gulf Coast, including caring for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife through rehabilitation, public education, and release

Lone Star Wildlife Rescue: rehabilitators who are dedicated to the care of injured and orphaned native Texas wildlife for the purpose of release back into the wild

The Sea Turtle Restoration Project’s Mission: organization dedicated to protecting and restoring endangered sea turtles and marine biodiversity worldwide through grassroots and policy-maker education, consumer empowerment, strategic litigation, and promoting sustainable marine policies.

TWRC Wildlife Center: Houston’s first wildlife rehabilitation organization that operates as an emergency room where the public can bring ill, injured, and orphaned wildlife

Pet Adoption and Welfare

Citizens for Animal Protection: provides shelter, adoption, foster care, rescue, and other valuable services that encourage love and respect for animals

Houston Humane Society: non-profit animal shelter dedicated to eliminating cruelty, abuse, and the overpopulation of animals

BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions: only city shelter in Houston required by law to accept every animal that comes through its doors

Houston SPCA: organization that promotes commitment to and respect for all animals and freeing them from suffering, abuse, and exploitation

Houston Area Dog Rescue: allows you to find breed-specific dogs to adopt in the Houston area

Microchipping/Pet Identification

Avid Microchip: Animal Medical Center of the Village’s microchip brand that provides a permanent form of identification for pets

Pet Key: worldwide database where you can register your pet’s microchip

End-of-Life Care

Live Oaks Pet Services: provides information on pet memorialization and cremation services

Little Friends Pet Memorial: offers quality cremation services for your pet


Arbor Day Foundation: information on memorial trees to remember pets that have passed on

World Wildlife Fund: world’s leading conservation organization that combines global reach with a foundation in science and involves action at every level to ensure the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature