"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Blue Pearl Pet Hospital logoBluePearl Pet Hospital

BluePearl is open 365 days a year to provide specialty and emergency care to dogs and cats. Specialty services include medical and radiation oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, surgery, and internal medicine. With a focus on compassionate care, BluePearl’s team of doctors provides accessible specialized medical services for your pet. Just as your physician may refer you or a family member to a specialist to receive treatment for a specific illness or injury, your veterinarian may recommend that your pet see a veterinary specialist at BluePearl. For more information, please visit the BluePearl website: BluePearl Pet Hospital/



Pet EMT and Taxi

Do you need help transporting your pet? Contact Dennis Money, the Pet EMT and Taxi. Whether it is something as routine as a busy schedule leaving Fido with no way to get to the groomer, or as serious as a sick pet needing emergency medical attention, he will get the job done. Dennis will also transport your pet from your vet’s office to an emergency or specialty hospital when more advanced care is required. He has specialized equipment, including the ability to provide oxygen support. With many years of experience in the animal care industry (veterinary assistant, veterinary surgical nurse, animal hospital manager and more) Dennis provides pet transport throughout the Triangle with gentle and compassionate care. Contact Dennis Money 919-526-7233 thepetemt@gmail.com



ASPCA Poison Control

This is an excellent online resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.



Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement is a group of compassionate volunteers who are professionally trained in pet bereavement counseling. The APLB is unique, and its services are free and available to anyone grieving a beloved pet. The website incorporates the collective wisdom and experience of all of the members of the online community. It offers a wealth of information and resources meant to assist in dealing with the grief of losing a pet.



Trupanion Pet Insurance

Pet medical insurance from Trupanion was designed with your furry friend in mind. With no payout limits, you can focus your love and attention on your pets and giving them optimal veterinary care. Trupanion is an affordable way to help protect your pet and yourself. Learn more at http://www.trupanion.com



Always Pawsitive Dog Training

Kassondra worked as a veterinary technician here at Falls Village for many years before becoming a Certified Dog Trainer. She is certified through the Animal Behavior College in Dog Training, Pet CPR, and Pet Massage. We have seen firsthand the results of her training techniques. Contact her for individualized training for your canine companion. 919-457-7956 info@alwayspawsitive.com



Veterinary Partner

The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori. You can even submit your question to be answered by a veterinary professional.



Healthy Pet by American Animal Hospital Association

A wealth of resources from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), including pet care resources, information on breed, behavior, disease, animal bond, nutrition, pet care tips, preventive care info, adoption, relocation and travel tips, as well as a section dedicated to children, which contains a variety of fun animal-related games and activities.



NC Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA)

The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association is dedicated to promoting integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine; providing the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences; supporting its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials; and listening and lobbying on behalf of the interests to the entire profession and serve as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. Please visit the link provided to learn more.



American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is a nonprofit association representing more than 82,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. The AVMA acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the profession.




Petplace.com is the premier web destination for people who love their animal companions. More than 85 veterinarians, including many veterinary specialists, have written for Petplace.com, building an ever-growing library of over 10,000 veterinarian approved articles to peruse and select from. Petplace offers the most comprehensive resource for pet health and wellness articles, as well as over 4,000 heartwarming pet stories that will make you, laugh, cry and feel good inside. If you are “PetCrazy”, then Petplace.com is for you!



Quartet Veterinary Specialists

Quartet Veterinary Specialty Hospital

Our surgical team is committed to improving the quality of life for our patients. We are an approachable and dedicated team that offers individualized surgical solutions for each pet. Our board-certified surgeons each have over 30 years of surgical experience.



Furry Friends Petsitting

Furry Friends Petsitting

For over 26 years we have been providing loving care for pets in the comfort of their own homes. We focus on all aspects of cat care and stay busy giving plenty of hugs and kisses.



Wake County Animal Control Shelter

Wake County Animal Control Shelter

The Wake County Animal Center strives to create a humane community for the pets and people that live here. As the only open admission shelter in the county, we take in all stray, abandoned and surrendered pets in Wake County. Together, with community partners, we treat and re-home thousands of homeless animals every year.