Links - Monson Animal Clinic - Monson, MA

Monson Animal Clinic

2 Main Street
Monson, MA 01057


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!


MA Rabies Law Changes - As you may have heard or been informed, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, which regulates veterinary medicine, updated the Commonwealth's laws regarding rabies vaccination and animal quarantines in 2016. The changes are summarized in this attachment.


VOHC Approved Products -  These products have been evaluated by the Veterinary Oral Health Council, an organization of veterinary dentists and dental scientists, and been found to reduce both the incidence and severity of periodontal disease. 


Antihistamine Dosing for Dogs - Many pet owners are confused about which antihistamines may be safely given to their dogs, especially during the spring and summer when allergens are out in force. Consult this dosing chart to determine which antihistamines may be given to your dog, and how often it is safe to give them. NOTE: This information only applies to dogs. Do not give antihistamines to cats without the explicit approval of a veterinarian.


Healthy Pet Foods -  Listed are commonly-available brands recommended by Dr. Pienkos that are available in a variety of different forms - dry, canned, refrigerated, or freeze-dried. This list is not exclusive, and other foods may be added in the future.


Tufts Pet Loss Support Hotline - The loss of a pet can be very difficult to bear, and it is a pain that no one should have to cope with unsupported. Call (508) 839-7966 to speak with a medical student.