Middle River Veterinary Hospital

252 Rolla Mill Road
Verona, VA 24482




Helpful Links


In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!


  • Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can found here!

  • Veterinary Partner A series of articles on pet food labels, ingredients, diet and the skin, food safety, pet food manufactures and canning.

  • CattleDog Publishing Founded by Dr. Sophia Yin--focuses on teaching the individual how to use humane animal handling techniques. 

  • National Animal Poison Control Center This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.

  • AAVMC This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.

  • USDA Animal Health and Plant Health Inspection Service The USDA maintains this website with the information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Disease, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.

  • Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.

  • AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association - This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.

  • The American Association of Feline Practitioners The American Association of Feline Practitioners is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has a lot of good information regarding feline health.

  • The United States Drug and Food Administration The United States Drug and Food Administration provides pet health information from the Food and Drug Administration.

  • AKC Headquarters of the American Kennel Club. This site includes breeds, life with dogs, events, clubs, shop AKC, registration, news and inside AKC.
  • Rabies Control This site gives a lot of information about controlling and preventing rabies.

  • The Shenandoah Valley Animal Service Center The Shenandoah Valley Animal Service Center provides local animal control services regionally for Waynesboro, Staunton and Augusta County. Stray, abandoned, lost and surrendered dogs, cats and other companion animals will be cared for at this new shelter. 

  • Petlink Microchip Registration ResQ microchip registration site.

  • CareCredit Care Credit is a payment option for healthcare services. You can learn more and fill out an application online.

  • AVMA Feline Preventative Healthcare Guidelines AAHA/AVMA Feline Preventative Healthcare Guidelines.

  • AVMA Preventative Healthcare Guidelines AAHA/AVMA Feline Preventative Healthcare Guidelines.
  • Companion Laser Therapy Companion Laser Therapy is used world wide for the treatment regarding pain management, wound healing and as an anti-inflammatory mediator. Visit this site for more information on the use of laser therapy - now available at Middle River Veterinary Hospital.

  • Agape Pet Services Agape Pet Services provides a full range of pet cremation services for families in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina, including dog and cat cremation, as well as horse cremation services. Agape also provides pet cremation urns, cremation jewelry, and keepsakes available for delivery worldwide. We offer communal cremation, individual cremation, private cremation and resources to help you through the grieving process.