Slippery Rock Veterinary Hospital

131 Branchton Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057


Pet HealthCare Links 


Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid Training  

American Red Cross Pet First Aid Training On-Line  


Pets and People

CDC (Center for Disease Control) Healthy pets Healthy people.  National Center for Infectious Diseases. Pets provide many benefits to humans. They comfort us and they give us companionship. However, some animals can also pass diseases to people. These diseases are called zoonoses. 


Pets and Parasites Guidelines  

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease. 


Rabies and Kids 

A fun and informative website for kids to learn more about Rabies. Sponsored by the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) 


Medication Reminders

Heartgard and Nexgard E-mail Reminders 

To help ensure your dog gets its Heartgard and Nexgard treatment on time at regular monthly intervals, take advantage of our FREE monthly email Reminder Service.  It just takes a minute to sign up!


Revolution E-mail Reminders 

Sign up for this handy FREE reminder service for applying your cat's monthly Revolution. 


Veterinary Technician, Assistant & Receptionist School 

Vet Tech Institute 

The Veterinary Technician program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) as a program for educating veterinary technicians.  Pittsburgh Campus at 888-VTI-PGH1 (888-884-7441) or 412.391.7021!


Distance Education Veterinary Technician Program    

AVMA-accredited college degree program where veterinary assistants and other support staff have an opportunity to earn an associates degree in veterinary technology on-line.


Great Lakes Institute of Technology  

Veterinary Assistant 8 month diploma program.

Distance Education Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program


Pet Care Information

Care for Animals  

AVMA Care for Pets Home Page Site has information on many topic related topics including pet health, loss, selection and safety. 


Pet Travel

Pet Travel 
USDA web site provides basic information on domestic and international travel of common pets and other animals. If you have any questions or concerns about exporting animals to another country, you should contact the Veterinary Services Area Office in the State from which your pet will be transported.  You will need to set up appointments for all of the necessary requirements.  


Pet Fence

Invisible Fence 

Invisible Fence® Brand can solve a wide range of problems - everything from keeping your pet out of neighbors' yards to protecting your gardens to keeping them off expensive furniture. Learn more about how they can customize an Invisible Fence® Brand system for you and your pet.


Dog Law and Permanent Identification for Pets

AVID Microchip Pet Id   

Global 24/7 Recovery Network. 1-800-336-2843.  Email:


On-Line PA Dog License   

Apply on-line for your dog's Butler County Dog License.


PA Dog Law 

Find out more about Pennsylvania Dog Laws.


Hill's Prescription and Science Diets

Hill's Home Page Website from the makers of Science Diet® and Prescription Diet®. Site provides nutritional, health and life-stage information.

Pet Grief Support

Someone's Caring Pet Grief Support Group - for those who have experienced the death of their beloved animal companion. Provides a safe confidential place where pet parents bound by the experience of loss can come together, share their stories and walk the journey of grief together.  To provide encouragement for one another in warm atmosphere of caring and acceptance and to allow expression of true feelings without being judged.  Support group meets in the privately secluded "Garden Lounge of Hope" at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc. (124 East North Street, Butler, PA)  To register contact:  Robin Miller, Bereavement Specialist and Educator 724-287-2273 (CARE).   


University of California-Davis Pet Loss Hotline -  Monday - Friday from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm PST.  Call 530-752-4200.


Other Contacts

Slippery Rock Pet Grooming  Located at 247 Grove City Road in Slippery Rock PA.  Call owner and groomer Carol Weghorst at 724-794-3585.


Country Club Kennels  Located in Grove City, Pa on 173 Amsterdam Road.  Call  724-967-1670.  Re-opened May 2023: New Owners: Alexis and Robby Johnson.  

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