Pet Education Documents & Websites

Click on the links below to print out Hawthorne’s informational documents (pdfs) on the listed subjects.
Arthritis Care
Arthroscopic surgery
Checking you pet’s blood glucose at home
Common hazardous items for pets
CIV, What is it and how can I protect my canine?
Diabetic care and your pet
Dental-Brushing your dog’s teeth
Dental-Brushing your cat’s teeth
Fleas and you pet
FIV, What is it and how do I protect my pet?
FELV, What is it and how do I protect my cat?
Food Allergy Trial
Gastric dialation- What is it and how can I prevent it in my canine?
Heartworm disease and your canine
How to clean your pet’s ears
Kitten play & aggression
Laser therapy treatments
Minimally invasive surgery- Laparoscopy
Mobile vet service
Neutering your pet- Canines

Neutering your pet- Felines
Non toxic plant list
Obesity and your pet
Pet food myths
Platelet rich plasma
Puppy play & dominance
Puppy proofing your home
Potty & crate training your puppy
Rehabilitation therapy for pets
Reptile care
Safe medication disposal 
Setting up your cat’s litterbox
De-skunking your pet bath recipe

Spay- Canine FAQ 
Spay- Feline FAQ
Transitioning your pet’s food
The scoop on poop 
Toxic plants for pets

Visit these RELIABLE websites and articles for additional information about diseases, conditions and products:

Pet Safety Checklist- Red Cross

Disaster Preparedness- FEMA

C.A.R.E. Pet Loss Helpline (University of Illinois)

Animal Poison Control Center

Caring for an Older Pet- AVMA

TreeHouse Wildlife Center

Visit these sites for more information on intestinal parasites and zoonotic diseases:

Companion Animal Parasite Council

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

Center for Disease Control’s One Health Office

Sign up for the AAHA PetsMatter informational newsletter!  A great source for pet tips, trends and information!