Resources for Purcellville Pets & Their Families
Working Smarter to Care for Your Pet
At Blue Ridge Veterinary Associates, we believe in the importance of educating pet parents. As the person who spends the most time with your pets, you are uniquely equipped to ensure that your pet is living their best life. We are here to help. Below, you’ll find resources on a variety of different topics that we hope will help you give your pet the best care possible.
Licensing your pet is not only a legal requirement, but a practical necessity. When you license your pet, you’ll be able to recover them quicker if they wander off. You’ll also be supporting animal service programs in Loudoun County!
Learn more about licensing your pet:
Microchipping your pets is a great way to keep track of them should they wander off. The size of a grain of rice, microchips are implanted under the skin and last for the entirety of your pet’s life.
Learn more about the benefits of microchipping:
Your pet is an important part of your family and should be included in your emergency preparedness plans. Keep your pet safe by planning ahead and knowing the risks to watch out for.
For more information about preparing for emergencies with your pet in mind, visit these sites:
- Loudoun County Government: seasonal and emergency preparedness for animal owners
- FEMA: disaster and emergency preparedness information
- Red Cross: pet disaster preparedness for emergency evacuations and recovery afterward
Your pet’s nutrition is a key contributor to their overall health and wellbeing. At Blue Ridge Veterinary Associates, we can help you plan a nutritious diet to keep your pet happy and healthy. The below resources provide additional information to ensure your pet is getting the nutrients they need at every stage of their life.
Learn more about pet food and nutrition here:
There are many organizations across the country that offer useful information for pet owners. The sites we’ve listed below are trusted sources. You can rely on them for accurate, helpful information about caring for your pets.
Learn more about caring for your pet from these trusted sources:
- American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
- Humane Society of Loudoun County
- Humane Society of the U.S.
For additional resources and other information, we recommend the below websites and organizations. Keep yourself up to date and involved in your pet’s health and the health of local pets in the community.
We recommend the following sites:
- AAHA Helping Pets Fund
- Delta Society for service and therapy animals
- Good News for Pets
- Growing Up with Pets
- Healthy People, Healthy Animals, Healthy Planet
- Pets Need Dental Care Too
- The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention
- Tick Encounter Resource Center
Traveling with Your Pet
Travelling with your pet doesn’t have to be stressful or difficult. Blue Ridge Veterinary Hospital is happy to assist you with your questions and travelling needs.
Learn more about travelling with your pet:
For all of your other pet needs, we recommend looking into the websites below. For assistance in paying for your pet’s care to keeping them safe in uncertain conditions, you can find information at these trusted sources.
Take a look at these additional resources: