The following is a limited list of resources for veterinary health. The best starting place when seeking information is always your personal veterinarian. There are twenty-seven schools and colleges of veterinary medicine throughout the nation. Not all have been listed. These are excellent resources that may offer advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities for complex medical problems. You, your veterinarian, and a university veterinary school or specialty clinic can work collaboratively to improve your dog's health.
Angell Memorial Animal Hospital 350 S. Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02130 617-522-7282
The Animal Medical Center 510 E. 62nd St. New York, NY 10021 212-838-8100
Henry Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital 424 E. 92nd St. New York, NY 212-876-7700
Cornell University Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Ithaca, NY 14853 607-253-3060
Tufts University, Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals 200 Westboro Rd. North Grafton, MA 01536 508-8395395
Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3850 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-898-4680
University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital 1008 W. Hazelwood Dr. Urbana, IL 61802 217-333-5300
Kansas State University Medical Teaching Hospital 1800 Denison Ave. Manhattan, KS 66506 785-532-5690
Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 601 Vernon L. Tharp St. Columbus, OH 43210 614-292-3551
Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 1249 Lynn Hall West Lafayette, IN 47907 317-494-1107
Auburn University Small Animal Clinic Auburn University Auburn, AL 36849 334-844-4690
North Carolina State University 4700 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27606 919-821-9500
Texas A & M University Teaching Hospital College Station, TX 77843 409-845-9062
University of Tennessee Veterinary Teaching Hospital P.P. Box 1071 Knoxville, TN 37901 423-974-8387
University of California-Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Davis, CA 95616 916-752-1393
Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 300 W. Drake Rd. Fort Collins, CO 80523 970-491-7101
Florida Infusion 1-800-624-0152 Florida Infusion offers chemotherapeutics at low cost. Only your veterinarian can obtain these drugs. If chemotherapy is prescribed for your dog, you might want to ask your veterinarian to call Florida Infusion and compare prices. This is not a recommendation over any other resource for chemotherapy drugs. It is simply an alternative for those people with limited funds who wish to proceed with treatment.
National Animal Poison Control Center 900-680-0000 ($20 for the first 5 minutes, $2.95 for each additional minute; will appear on telephone bill) 800-548-2434 and 888-426-4435 ($30 per case; need credit card). A 24 hour resource maintained by the ASPCA. For further information, contact: ASPCA/NAPCC, 1717 Philo Rd., Suite 36, Urbana, IL 61802
The Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America is
committed to protecting and advancing the
interests of the breed through health, education,
research, responsible breeding and rescue.
About the Flat-Coated Retriever
A determined hunting dog with a small head and mouth can retrieve a large bird, but will not be able to hold it as gently and securely and retrieve repetitively with as much stamina and longevity as the dog with the long head, long muzzle and large, strong jaws.