pocket-pets

Helpful Links

Disaster & Emergency Response

FEMA Disaster Assistance
Phone: 800-621-3362
Website: www.fema.gov


Disease Outbreaks

USDA APHIS Emergency Operations Center
Report suspected animal disease outbreaks.
Website: www.aphis.usda.gov/emergencyresponse

CDC Emergency Operations Center
24-hour hotline only for use by healthcare professionals or government officials.
Phone: 770-488-7100
Website: www.cdc.gov/phpr/eoc.htm

State Veterinarians
Website: https://www.usaha.org/upload/Federal_and_State_Health/State_Animal_Health_Officials.pdf

State Public Health Veterinarians
Website: www.nasphv.org/Documents/StatePublicHealthVeterinariansByState.pdf


Food Safety

FDA
Phone: 888-723-3366
Website: www.fda.gov/food

USDA FSIS
Phone: 202-720-9113
Website: www.fsis.usda.gov

USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline
Phone: 888-674-6854
Website: www.bit.ly/USDAhotline


Pet Loss Support – Grief Counseling

Chicago VMA
Phone: 630-325-1600
Website: www.chicagovma.org

Colorado State University, Argus Institute
Phone: 970-297-1242
Website: www.argusinstitute.colostate.edu


Pet Insurance

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance
Phone: 1-888-716-1203
Website: www.aspcapetinsurance.com

Nationwide Pet Health Insurance
Phone: 1-877-263-6008
Website: www.petinsurance.com


Poison Control

American Association of Poison Control Centers
Phone: 800-222-1222
Website: www.aapcc.org

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Small fee per case for veterinarians enrolled in the Veterinary Life Line Partner Program; no charge for calls covered by ASPCA Animal Product Safety Service.
Phone: 888-426-4435
Website: www.aspca.org/apcc

Pet Poison Helpline
24-hour, nationwide service offered by the Pet Poison Control Center; small fee charged.
Phone: 855-764-7661
Website: www.petpoisonhelpline.com