ASPCA Ani-MedŽ Call-In Index

Do you have questions about your cat's health or behavior, or about responsible pet ownership?  The ASPCA, with the input of numerous veterinarians and animal behaviorists, provides a phone service that answers  many typical questions.  The answers are comprehensive and informative.  This service is completely FREE, and is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

How to Use This Excellent Service:

1.      Refer to the list below - take note of the 3-digit code number of the topic you want information on.

2.      Dial Toll-Free: 1-888-721-9100

3.      Using your touch-tone phone, enter the 3-digit code number.

4.      To receive $5.00 worth of coupons, be sure to leave your name and address.


Ani-MedŽ is not intended to replace the care that only your veterinarian can provide.  If your pet appears to be in serious distress, call your veterinarian immediately.  If you are concerned that your pet may have been poisoned, call (both are pay calls):    900-680-0000 or  800-548-2423.



Health Problems - Cats (and Dogs)
 

Anxieties/Loud Noises/Thunderstorms

201

Backyard Dangers 

202

Bad Breath

203

Bladder Problems

204

Blindness

205

Cancer

207

Cataracts

207

Cold Weather Tips

208

Constipation

209

Deafness

210

Degenerative Bone Disease

211

Diabetes

213

Dogs&Cats, Getting Along

236

Ear Mites

214

Estrus/Heat

215

Flatulence/Gas

217

Food Allergy

218

Getting Enough Water

237

Heartworms

219

Hot Weather Tips

220

Household Dangers

221

Insect Bites/Stings

223

Neonatal Care

224

Night Safety

238

Rabies

226

Ringworm

227

Shedding

229

Skin Problems

230

Teething

231

The Grieving Pet

235

Ticks/Lyme Disease

232

Traveling With Your Pet

233

 


Health Problems - Cats 
 

Aging Geriatrics

326

Allergies

325

Arthritis

301

Asthma

302

Cat Scratch Disease

303

Declawing

304

Dental Care

305

Distemper

306

Exercise Guidelines

307

Feline Leukemia

308

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

309

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

310

Fleas

311

Grooming

313

Hairballs

314

Nutritional Needs

315

Obesity/Overweight

316

Snacks/Treats

326

Toxoplasmosis

318

Trimming Nails

319

Urinary Tract Blockage

321

Vaccinations

322

Vomiting

324

Worms and Deworming

323

 


Behavior
 

Adding Another Cat

328

Adolescence/Kittens

329

Aggression to People

330

Aggression/Other Cats

331

Body Language

341

Harness Training

332

Indoor/Outdoor Cats

333

Litter Box Problems

334

Scratching Furniture

338

Selecting Right Litter

335

Selecting Safe Toys

337

Spraying/Territorial Marking

340

The Right Litter Box

336

 


Responsible Pet Ownership
 

Bite Prevention for Children

401

Bringing Home a New Cat

403

Choosing the Right Pet - Cats

101

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

404

DNA Testing (dogs, cats)

405

Identification tags/tattoos

408

Identification/Microchipping

414

License/Litter/Leash Laws

409

Pet Health Insurance

415

Pet Overpopulation

410

Preparing for Natural Disasters 

411

Reporting Animal Cruelty

412

Spaying & Neutering

413

 

 

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