FIND A VETERINARIAN in the U.S.
When you are traveling, it's always good to know that you can find a Veterinarian and Animal Hospital wherever you are. If you will not be traveling with your computer, you might like to bring a list of Vets and Hospitals for the locations to which you are traveling. You may also want to bring along the information below on poison, just in case of an emergency.
The American Animal Hospital Association has a comprehensive list organized by state. http://www.healthypet.com
Veterinarians that make house calls Here is a U.S. listing - The American Association of House Call Veterinarians (AAHV) which is a member organization of The American Veterinarian Medical Association www.housecallvets.org
Holistic Veterinary medicine - American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association http://www.holisticvetlist.com
Before you go, pack a first aid kit that has bandaids, gauze bandages, antiseptic cream and a veterinarian prescribed anti-diarrhea medicine. Always be attentive to changes in appetite, water consumption and elimination habits.
For further information on veterinary issues: The American Veterinary Medical Association. www.avma.org
Poison: The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Animal Poison Control Center offers a 24-hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, call in hot line. They charge $50.00 and accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
With a credit card, call 1 - 888 - 426 - 4435