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Handy Links

By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall” – John Dickinson – 1895

We have created links, for your convenience, to other sites which share common interests and values or at least have significant overlaps or potential benefits to your animals. If you have suggestions for other links, please use our feedback facility. These sites are mostly, organic, welfare, professional, natural, holistic, herbal, homeopathic, acupuncture or conservation/ecology/Nature based.

N.B.: Please note that the AVMC cannot be responsible for any points of view expressed in or the content of any website to which we have provided links. We have been given no inducements to create these links and they are not part of reciprocal linking agreements. Furthermore, we cannot vouch for the professionality, abilities or methodology of any practitioner or operative contacted thereby. Appearance on this list does not indicate endorsement by the AVMC. Readers are asked to make their own enquiries and form their own judgements. The links are provided in the hope that they may be of use to our readers and visitors and, of course, to animals.

N.B.: Links can understandably be removed if we find information about a linked site, that contradicts our philosophy or message.

Webmasters: Please don't apply for us to form links if you are working with a commercial website. We shall not provide links to commercial interests, nor to those which do not fit the ethos of this site..

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Our Facebook Page We finally joined up!
Our Twitter Page And here too!
Our YouTube Channel AVMC Videos and Presentations
Our Dailymotion Channel AVMC Videos and Presentations
Chris's Squidoo Page Various articles – many not veterinary!
Cook's Delight This is Cook's Delight, an organic vegetarian groceries store with off-beat poetry on ethical and environment issues.
Care for the Wild A small but very energetic welfare organisation, doing much valuable work with elephants, among many other threatened species.
http://www.tiere-helfen-heilen.de/index.html A service to provide therapy through animal contact.
http://www.petsastherapy.org/ Pets as Therapy
Vegetarians International Voice for Animals (Viva!) Dynamic vegetarian & welfare work.
Compassion in World Farming Working for a better lot for food animals.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

PETA UK

A very active society, campaigning for the ethical treatment of animals, in all spheres.
Hillside Animal Sanctuary A privately-run organisation working actively and energetically for real welfare. They have exposed many welfare atrocities, including those perpetrated by RSPCA Freedom Food farms and have assisted powerful television exposure. They supply free CDs of their films.
Uncaged A scientifically-researched campaign against animal abuse.
Animal Portraits Lizzi Hamilton-Ross – an extraordinary talent
ChipMeNot A website dedicated to providing information about microchipping of dogs and current proposals to make it compulsory for all UK dogs
Medical Skeptic Takes a deep look at medical developments and peels back some of the veneer.
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) The Professional Body, whose Code of Professional Veterinary Conduct we follow. UK vets must be registered with the RCVS. The RCVS is being powerfully lobbied, by a vociferous minority, to ban veterinary homeopathy.
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) They use 74 pence in the pound directly for animal welfare. They campaign against the Annual Seal Hunt in Canada, in which about 250,000 to 350,000 seals are killed each year, many skinned alive.
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare self-explanatory
Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad self-explanatory
Biodynamic Agriculture Association The site for the ‘Demeter' organic food symbol.
Soil Association The site for organic information.
Christian Aid Christian Aid has really got its teeth into the climate change issue, making the holistic link between climate change and human poverty and distress. We don't usually support human charities and we neither promote nor decry any religions. However, this environmental initiative deserves an airing on its environmental credentials.
Sheepdrove Organic Farm Worthwhile site for information and views.
Elm Farm Research Centre R & D of Organic methodology, education and philosophical / political comment.
Vegetarian Society Information on vegetarian lifestyle.
Canine Health Concern A group that promotes healthy lifestyles for dogs, through diet and responsible medicine.
Vegan Society Information on vegan lifestyle.
Humane Research Trust Funds non-animal medical research.
Dr Hadwen Trust Funds non-animal medical research.
Animadversion Reports on questionable RSPCA activity in prosecutions and more.
Victims of the RSPCA A voice for those who feel that their rights have been violated by RSPCA activity.
National Anti-Vivisection Society Campaigning to abolish animal experiments.
British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection Campaigning for an end to animal experiments, emphasising the cogent scientific arguments for such a target.
Animal Defenders Campaigning to remove animals from circuses.
PAD Politically active movement: ‘Protecting Animals in Democracy'.
Vegetarian and Vegan Foundation Organisation promoting vegetarian and vegan issues.
BBC – Primate Research Debate BBC site debating the primate research issue and allowing a vote on this important topic.
Owl House Wiltshire B & B with a nice homeopathic anecdote.
Future Forests Planting trees for the absorption of Carbon Dioxide emissions, for ‘carbon neutrality'.
Save the Albatross BirdLife International & the RSPB have a website for donations to this important appeal. The site also has full information explaining the problem
Oxford Daily Info Daily Information – Your guide to Oxford.
Herb Society ‘The UK's leading society for increasing the understanding, use and appreciation of herbs and their benefits to health'.
The Finch Self-Medication Website A fascinating site recounting personal experiences with avian self-medication (zoopharmacognosy).
Natural Medicine Society The Natural Medicines Society works hard on the political front, supporting natural medicine usage. It has also started the extremely valuable ‘herb alert' campaign, to promote knowledge about the endangered plant species and the ethical harvesting and usage of plants in herbal medicine and aromatherapy.”
Animal Welfare Act 2006 Information and explanation of the Act.
BVA Animal Welfare Foundation leaflets on the Animal Welfare Act 2006 Some guidance to animal ‘owners' on how to fulfil their obligations under the Animal Welfare Act.
The Faculty of Homeopathy The Faculty oversees accredited educational activities for medical, veterinary and dental homeopathy. It has also embraced other disciplines, providing qualifications for all UK statutorily-registered health care professionals, e.g. pharmacists, nurses, midwives and podiatrists.
The British Homeopathic Association incorporating the Homeopathic Trust The vision of the British Homeopathic Association is that the benefits of homeopathy should be available to everyone – people and animals. ‘Our mission is to make sure that high quality homeopathy is an integral part of general and specialist healthcare'.
C.A.R.E.S. www.critteradvocacy.org – great site discussing the vaccination issue in massive depth and with great sensitivity (by U.S. Vet Dr Bob Rogers).
http://www.champdogsforum.co.uk/board/topic/34505.html A thread from a forum, written in 2003 but still fresh (also on the vaccination issue, with real-life experiences).
The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association The AHVMA is the focus of all things veterinary & holistic, in USA. They keep a register of vets using holistic therapies in N. America.
McTimoney Chiropractic Association The web page of the animal chiropractors. The correct mode of operation, to remain within the law, is to see animals only on the specific recommendation of and under the direct supervision of a veterinary surgeon.
Canine Hydrotherapy Association Swimming therapy for dogs.
Vale Hydrotherapy Our local member of the above association, just down the road.
Complete Natural Horse A livery providing natural skills and care at Henley-on-Thames, Oxon.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xttuJPKoHF0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=952U1UzM0cs

YouTube about Canine Vaccination
http://www.vmd.gov.uk/General/Adverse/adverse.htm Veterinary Medicines Directorate, to whom to report adverse drug events [SARSS]
http://www.PhotoBucket.com/Dakota_Woman An unusual link for us but we have sympathy for this cause:An American Indian woman-operated business providing a profitable market for North Dakota durum, support for North Dakotah family farmers who produce durum and providing jobs & opportunity for horse-Indians in North Dakota
www.veterinary-homeopathy.co.uk/homeopathy.html Homeopathic vet work explained
www.veterinary-acupuncture.co.uk/acupuncture.html Acupuncture vet work explained
www.veterinary-herbal.co.uk/herbal.html Herbal vet work explained
www.veterinary-holistic.co.uk/holism.html Holistic vet work explained
www.holisticvetmed.co.uk/therapieshvm.htm Holistic therapies outlined
www.acupuncture-animals.co.uk/acupuncture.html Animal acupuncture explained
www.chriropractic-vet.co.uk/animalchiropractic.html Chiropractic vet work explained
www.equineacupuncturevet.co.uk/treatment.html Equine acupuncture vet at work
www.avmc.co.uk/Holistic_Veterinary_Medicine.html Holistic work at AVMC explained
www.naturalfeeding.co.uk/dogsnf.htm Species-suitable feeding for dogs
www.naturalfeeding.co.uk/catsnf.htm Species-suitable feeding for cats
Species-suitable feeding for horses
http://www.veterinary-homeopathy.co.uk/user/htdocs// Chris Day's New Blog
www.alternativeveterinarymedicinecentre.co.uk/therapies.html AVMC therapies
www.homeopathic-vet.com/altmed.html Homeopathic vet work
www.holistic-vet.co.uk/therapies.html Holistic vet work
www.animalacupuncture.co.uk/about.htm Veterinary acupuncture

N.B.: Please note that the AVMC cannot be responsible for any points of view expressed in or the content of any website to which we have provided links. We have been given no inducements to create these links and they are not part of reciprocal linking agreements. Furthermore, we cannot vouch for the professionalism, abilities or methodology of any practitioner or operative contacted thereby. Readers are asked to perform their own enquiries and to form their own judgements. The links are provided in the hope that they may be of use to our readers and visitors and, of course, to animals.

N.B.: Links can understandably be removed if we find information about a linked site, that fundamentally contradicts our ethics, philosophy or message. If you find something irregular, please notify us.

We have also constructed the following simple, compact and very focused websites, on the main therapies used at AVMC:

www.veterinary-acupuncture.co.uk

www.veterinary-herbal.co.uk

www.veterinary-homeopathy.co.uk

www.veterinary-holistic.co.uk

www.alternativeveterinarymedicine.co.uk

www.naturalfeeding.co.uk

www.equineacupuncturevet.co.uk

www.chiropractic-vet.co.uk

 

In order to help the cause of ‘informed choice' and informed decision-making, we have started building four information web sites:

www.catalternatives.co.uk

www.dogalternatives.co.uk

www.horsealternatives.co.uk

www.vetalternatives.co.uk

These will be a gradual ongoing project.