U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives and drugs for pet (or companion) animals. CVM is responsible for regulating drugs, devices, and food additives given to, or used on, over one hundred million companion animals, plus millions of poultry, cattle, swine, and minor animal species. (Minor animal species include animals other than cattle, swine, chickens, turkeys, horses, dogs, and cats.)
East Bay Pet Sitters Association
The East Bay Pet Sitters Association (EBPSA) is an organization of small businesses that provide pet care in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California.
The Cat Coach
The Cat Coach interprets the motivations behind puzzling and inappropriate behaviors that cats sometimes do. Through a combination of behavior modification, training techniques and education, the issues can be resolved, making life easier both for the cats and the people who share their lives with these wonderful animals.
This organization, based in Oakland CA, helps bring animal-assisted therapy to those in need across the Bay Area. Studies have shown that animals offer us many healing benefits. They lower blood pressure, relax repiratory patterns, encourage social stimulation, and increase confidence and self-esteem. Therapy Pets brings pets into health care and other institutions. Their Web site contains links to other therapy groups as well.
We offer nutritional and homeopathic consulting and many natural alternatives for treating common ailments such as allergies, arthritis, irritable bowel, fleas/ticks and separation anxiety. We are the Bay Area's premier source of all things natural and good for your dog and cat.
Dog Fun Directory
Listings of dog parks, throughout all of California. Dog parks are listed by counties.
Animal Protection Institute
The Animal Protection Institute (API) is a national animal advocacy nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible. Founded in 1968, API's mission is to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation.
Pet People Network
Pet People Network is your Bay Area, CA. connection to People who love their pets -- and an easy link to the high quality services you need to take care of your best friends!
House Rabbit Society
An international nonprofit organization that rescues rabbits from animal shelters and
educates the public on rabbit care and behavior.
Canines In Crisis - People for Pet Exchange
This site has been created by and for people who had or have pets with cancer and other serous ailments.