Elmwood-Grove Animal Hospital

8035 West Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171



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!

  • Choosing a new puppy  This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
  • Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
  • For Your Canine  They helped turn Hairy into the wonderful companion that he is. 
  • Heartworm Society  Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
  • Behavior Problems  Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!  
  • Animal Poison Control Center This is the website of the Animal Poison Control Center at ASPCA. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
  • American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)AAHA is the only organization that accredits animal hospitals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Elmwood-Grove Animal Hospital is AAHA accredited. On this website you can learn about the AAHA, what it means to be accredited, browse their extensive library and photos and if you are moving, this is a great website for locating a new AAHA accredited animal hospital.  
  • The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)  The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
  • Veterinary Schools in the US  This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
  • Taking Your Pet to a Foreign Country This link to the USDA website will help guide you through the exportation process. 
  • Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
  • 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
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health
  • Pet Photos This is a terrific company that took the great pictures of Dr. Fox and Hairy!
  • Chicago Veterinary Medical Association The CVMA is an association of nearly 1000 veterinarians and 4000 support staff who lovingly assist more than one million Chicago area pets and their families.