For Veterinarians

Helpful Links: General

American Veterinary Medical Association

Website of the nation organization featuring national news, events, veterinary resources, etc.

www.avma.org

The AVMA has developed the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database (AAHSD), encompassing  prospective veterinary clinical studies in a variety of species and disciplines. You can read an introduction regarding the AAHSD in the most recent issue of JAVMA, www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/160715a.aspx or access the website directly: www.avma.org/FindVetStudies

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Important information on animal safety, poison control, adoption, etc.

http://www.aspca.org/

WV Board of Vet Med

Includes information regarding licensing and renewals, veterinary laws and regulations, etc.

http://www.wvbvm.org/

West Virginia Department of Agriculture – Animal Health Division

Lists information and regulations pertinent to food animal and large animal care.

http://www.wvagriculture.org/Division_Webpages/animal_health.html

Companion Animal Parasite Council

Up to date information and research geared towards veterinarians on parasite control, vaccinations, etc.

http://www.capcvet.org/

Adverse Event Reporting

Submit reports of adverse events association with animal foods or health products as well as suspected failures of animal health products to the manufacturer and one of the following:
 
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Helpful Links: For Drugs and Devices

FDA CVM

888-332-8387
www.fda.gov?AnimalVeterinary
 
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Helpful Links: For Pet Foods and Animal Feeds

FDA Consumer Complaint Coordinators

www.fda.gov/Safety/ReportaProblem/Consumer ComplaintCoordinators
 
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Helpful Links: For Topical Insecticides

National Pesticide Information Center (sponsored by the EPA)

800-858-7378
www.npic.orst.edu
 
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Helpful Links: For Vaccines/Biologics

USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics

800-752-6255
Please click this link
 
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Helpful Links: For Information about Animal Drugs:

FDA CVM

Report shortages of medically necessary animal drugs.
www.fda.gov/drugs
askcvm@fda.hhs.gov

Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank

Features information on animal drugs and chemicals with the potential to cause food borne residues.
http://www.farad.org/
 
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 Helpful Links: For Blood Bank Resources:

Animal Blood Resources International

A 24-hour hotline focusing on transfusion medicine, including recommended dosages and infusion rates for canines and felines; no cost to caller.
1-800-243-5759
www.abrint.net
 

Blue Ridge Veterinary Blood Bank

A 24-hour commercial blood bank that focuses on transfusion medicine.
1-800-949-3822
www.evbb.com
 

HEMOPET

A 24-hour national, full service, nonprofit blood bank and education network for animals.
714-891-9022

http://www.hemopet.org/

Veterinarian’s Blood Bank

A commercial blood bank for canines and felines.
877-838-8553

http://www.vetbloodbank.com/

American Association of Blood Banks

301-907-6977
http://www.aabb.org/Pages/default.aspx
 

Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine

Additional resources and links.
http://www.avhtm.org/
 

Controlled Drugs

Dea Office of Diversion Control; Registration

1-800-822-9539

http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drugreg/

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Helpful Links: For Disaster and Emergency Response

FEMA Disaster Assistance

800-621-3312
http://www.disasterassistance.gov/
 
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Helpful Links: For Disease Outbreaks

USDA APHIS Emergency Operations Center

Report suspected animal disease and outbreaks.
301-436-3110

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfocus/emergencyresponse

CDC Emergency Operations Center

24-hour hotline only for use by healthcare professionals or government officials.
770-488-7100
http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/eoc.htm
 
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Helpful Links: For Food Safety

FDA

888-723-3366

http://www.fda.gov/

USDA FSIS

202-720-9113

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/home

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline

888-674-6854
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/footer/!ut/p/a0/04_Sj9CPykssy0xPLMnMz0vMAfGjzOJNAyxdDU28DbwsvIxdDDzDnA3NLIONjdzCjPQLsh0VAZaJ_MY!/?1dmy&current=true&urile=wcm%3Apath%3A/fsis-content/internet/main/programs-and-services/contact-centers/usda-meat-and-poultry-hotline/usda-meat-and-poultry-hotline
 
 
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Helpful Links: For Impaired Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians

Impaired Veterinarians Information Line

Sponsored by the AVMA
800-248-2862, Ext. 6738
https://www.avma.org/ProfessionalDevelopment/Personal/PeerAndWellness/Pages/default.aspx
 
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Helpful Links: For Poison Control

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center

Small fee per case for veterinarians enrolled int he Veterinary Life Line Partner Program; no charge for calls covered by ASPCA Animal Product Safety Service.
888-426-4435
https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control

Pet Poison Helpline

A 24-hour, nationwide service offered by the Pet Poison Control Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. A small fee is charged.
800-213-6680
http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/
 
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Helpful Links: For Shipping Animals

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

For information about importing animals into the United States.
800-232-4636

http://www.cdc.gov/

Shipping Specimens

Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous materials

800-467-4922
http://phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat
 
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Helpful Links: For Workplace Safety

OSHA

800-321-6742
https://www.osha.gov/