Vista Veterinary Specialists
7425 Greenhaven Drive, Sac, CA 95831
(Off I-5 in the Pocket area)
(916) 231-4445

(Our Referral for 24/7 Emergency Care)

Purina VetDirect

Order your pet’s Purina prescription diet and supplements through our office but get home delivery instead of coming in to pick it up the supplies you need.  Click on the link to access Purina’s VetDirect ordering platform and see what savings they offer on their home delivery items.  Be sure to opt into their rewards program and earn points you can redeem towards savings on future purchases – Purina VetDirect

Pet Poison Helpline

An animal poison control center based out of Minneapolis, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for pet owners and veterinary professionals that require assistance treating a potentially poisoned pet. The staff provides treatment advice for poisoning cases of all species, including dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, large animals and exotic species. As the most cost-effective option for animal poison control care, Pet Poison Helpline’s fee of $39.00 per incident includes follow-up consultations for the duration of the treatment time. Pet Poison Helpline is available in North America by calling (800) 213-6680. Additional information can be found online at

Animal Poison Control Center by the ASPCA

General information about common toxins that animals may come in contact with. They also have an animal poisoning emergency call number [(888) 426-4435] that can help you if you think that your pet has ingested something poisonous. There is a $65 fee per case for using this pet poison helpline.

City of Elk Grove Animal Services

This is the animal service home page for Elk Grove. It has a lot of good information including city licensing requirements and form download.
Elk Grove Animal Service Home Page
Elk Grove pet licensing info
Elk Grove pet license application

Local Lost & Found Pets

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You can find many items in your cupboards, garage, garden, even your everyday purse or briefcase that could be poisonous to your pet. This provides curious cats and dogs easy access to items that can cause serious harm to them.
Pet Poison Info from Trupanion

Karla’s Pet Care

Professional pet sitting services provided by a local Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)! This is great for all those pets out there with medical needs. [Check out her services page on the website to see the other services Karla will do for you while you’re away!]

Pet Parents

A website sponsored by Bayer to support the human-animal bond.  Look up articles, news topics, Bayer product promos and rebates, sign up for monthly reminders to give your pet’s prevention every 30 days, and more!

Pet Place

This website has numerous veterinary reviewed, health related articles on dogs and cats.

Pet Health Network

Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care.

Veterinary Partner

Another web site with veterinarian reviewed articles and resources.

Virbac Animal Health

Another web site with veterinary information for you and your pet(s).

Companion Animal Parasite Council

The Companion Animal Parasite Council website gives you information on zoonotic diseases (problems that pass from pets to people).  As a veterinary hospital, we use CAPC guidelines to help us build our policies and recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections in your pets.

Kitty Test

A website with information on cat-related diseases (FeLV, FIV, and heartworm).  You can see what diseases are in your zip code.

Dogs and Ticks

A website with information about vector-borne diseases (heartworm, ehrlichiosis, Lyme, anaplasmosis).  You can see what diseases are in your zip code.

House Rabbit Society

This is a great site for information about rabbits, including husbandry and feeding recommendations. There is also a section for rabbit adoption.


If you are looking to adopt a cat, dog, bunny, or other furry friend check this site…these animals need homes!

Pet Food Info

UC IPM Weed Photo Gallery

Have something growing in your yard and you don’t know if it’s safe for your pets?  Check out The UC IPM Weed Photo Gallery.  This link includes many, but not all, weed species commonly found in California farms and landscapes.