Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chi Institute   This  is the website of the school where Dr. Buchanan has received much of her training, also on this website is a good general introduction to Chinese Medicine.

Dog2Doc This is a great resource for aspects of TCVM on veterinary medicine in general but neurology in particular.  It is run by Dr. R. Clemmons who is a board certified veterinary neurologist as well as a TCVM practitioner.

Government Sites

FDA  This is the main page for recalls, on this site you can also find information about human product recalls as well.

CDC  This is the website of the Center for Disease Control, this area discusses zoonotic diseases.

AAFCO This site explains feeding trials and different ingredients.

FDA  This is a link to a fact sheet on the safety of the Isoxazoline class of flea and tick products such as Nexgard, Credellio, and Simparica Trio.

DEA This link allows you to find the nearest location  to dispose of unwanted or unused medications


General Veterinary Information

Veterinary Information Network  This is the public version of a website and listserv that Dr. Buchanan and Dr. Scheck use often.

Endocrinology  This website discusses endocrine problems such as diabetes, cushings disease, and thyroid problems.

Veterinary Nutrition This is the website for the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, this site is maintained by specialists in the field of nutrition.

American Veterinary Medical Association The website of the professional arm of veterinary medicine, on this site you can find information on careers, education, and some other resources.

American Heartworm Society This site has a tremendous amount of information on heartworm disease and the current standards for prevention and treatment of the disease.

Worms and Germs  This site covers all things parasitic.

IRIS Kidney Grading  This site helps to understand the grading of kidney disease in both dogs and cats.  It also explains why some tests are needed.

Orthopedic post operative rehabilitation  This site gives great, step by step information on at home rehabilitation exercises.

Hopewell Animal Hospital’s Library and video how to’s  Of course, we trust this site, it has lots of great stuff check it out, also perform a search in our search window as we have written lots of stuff.  We also have a really cool blog as well.

Local Parasite information  This site allows you to search on certain infectious diseases by zip code and region.  It also can give the number of cases that have been diagnosed in you county.

Pet Health Network  This site has loads of information about general pet healthy.


Tufts Veterinary School Nutrition Department This site gives good information about reading pet food labels, how to select a food and feeding tips

Veterinary Oral Health Council  This website gives a listing of all oral hygiene products that have been shown to work. Only use products with their seal.

Hopewell Animal Hospital You Tube Channel Our newest endeavor, we will be posting how to videos for different medical procedures that we ask you to do.

Pet Loss Support Line  Resources for emotional support concerning the loss of a pet.

Final Gift  Resources for pet memorial products

Rabies Aware Information on state rabies laws as well as current case reports

Pet Safety

Pet Poison control This website has useful information on animal poisonings, there is a fee to consult with a specialist.

ASPCA Poison center  The website of the ASPCA poison hotline, there is also a fee for consultations.

Center for Pet Safety  This group evaluates harnesses and kennels for safety.

Tick Report   For a fee, this company will identify and test ticks for diseases.  We can then treat your pet for these diseases if indicated.


Things we support

Puppies Behind Bars  A local program that trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for veterans.

F.A.V.O.R.   A program through Dutchess County Government, that provides discounts for veterans of all services as well as reservist and National Guard who were honorably discharged.

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine   This group locates usable leftover food and matches the food with local shelters.

Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce

RedRover  This group helps to raise awareness about the need for pet friendly domestic violence shelters across the country, additionally they work to provide care for animals in disaster situations.  Hopewell Animal Hospital is proud to be a part of the Purple Leash Project


For Cats Only

American Association of Feline Practitioners  This is the website for all things cats.

Food Puzzles for Cats   A great site that will teach you how to make food puzzles for cats. A great way to lose weight and have fun.

Feline Friendly Practice   This site has lots of great information on cat diseases, introducing new cats to the household and a plethora of other topics.