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Every second counts when you have an emergency with your animal. We want to be a quick source for you to grab an emergency contact if you need it fast. Always have your local vet’s number handy by posting it on your refrigerator or having it on your speed dial on your phone! Here are some important numbers for your information:

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Number: 1-888-426-4435

This number is available 24/7, but we believe there is a fee for a poison-related emergency consultation with a veterinarian or toxicologist. (We’d give you information for free.)

Pet Poison Helpline: 1-800-213-6680

This number is available 24/7 in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. There is a fee for information. (Again, we’d give you the information for free.)

Emergency Disaster Hotline Number: 1-800-227-4645

This number is being provided by the American Humane Association for what to do and where to go in the case of a natural disasters.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Number: 707-795-2533

Call this number is you suspect animal abuse or neglect! This is a nonprofit organization run by attorneys dealing with animal law. They will help with housing issues having to do with your animal, domestic pet custody or how to include an animal in your will. (Please leave your baby to someone who will care for him/her just as well as you would.)

ASPCA Pet Loss Hotline: 877-474-3310

This program is available to help you with the loss of your animal. They will also help with the difficult decision to euthanize your pet and to aid those he or she leaves behind with the grieving process. On the brighter side, they can also give assistance to your family as they acclimate to adding a new animal to the family. (Please rescue an animal from a shelter!)

Lyme Disease Foundation: 860-870-0070

Tick related questions? Call this nonprofit organization.

Animal and pet travel resources and regulations: 1-800-545 USDA

The Animal Welfare Act protects your animal’s rights in the way of travel. Call the number if you have complaints about how your animal was treated during flight or for other travel related questions.

Animal Behavior Hotline: 312-644-8338  x343

Have a behavior question that we have not answered here and you need the answer quickly? Call here for answers.

Spay/USA Helpline Number: 1-800-248-7729

PLEASE SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR ANIMAL! Call this number for information on local low cost clinics to have your animal spayed or neutered.

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