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Kennels and Catteries. Some take in strays so if you are looking for a rescue animal give them a call.

Torr Farm

Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8LP, UK – 01436 820240

Torr Farm Cattery

Torr Farm, Rhu, Helensburgh G84 8LP, UK – 01436 820240

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Lomond Veterinary Clinic

3 Suffolk St, Helensburgh G84 8EH, UK – 01436 676752

Excellent Vet - Karen and the team are so caring and understanding when dealing with all our animal friends 🐶🐱

Great vets, lively caring staff. Took my German shepherd here & now my chocolate lab puppy. Highly recommend this vets.

Parklea Veterinary Surgery

31 Adelaide St, Helensburgh G84 7RD, UK – 01436 672558

I lived in this area for 30+ years and have had a number of family pets over that time that, with one small exception when I lived outside Helensburgh, I have always taken to Mr Craig's practice. It is located in a small building which has recently undergone some development after his lovely daughters also qualified and joined the practice. Mr Craig is a wonderful vet. He has always treated my pets with warmth, compassion & professionalism. Every dog I know can be anxious visiting the vet, but Mr Craig is not only reassuring but understands when the dog needs a firm hand & tone to help control & reassure them. Whilst some people may not like the "drop-in" surgeries because of the waiting (he's a popular vet!), some of us find this reassuring. His daughters also joined the practice after qualifying as a vet and they also has their father's lovely professional & personal qualities & nature. Every pet owner I know judges a vet by how they treat their beloved pet - this review is based on my personal experiences as a pet owner who has taken her pets to Mr Craig's surgery over many years!

This is a family veterinary practice with a friendly and highly skilled team. There is no better place to bring your pet. Highly recommended.

Links to wide range of animal charities.
Advice on animal care, how to donate, etc. The Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of sick and unwanted pets; they take in animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses, and find them loving new homes and make sure thousands more get the veterinary treatment they need when their owners cannot afford to pay.

UK charity helping to prevent cruelty to animals associated with sports such as fox hunting, game bird shooting and wildlife crime
Get advice from Vets on the Net. Ask veterinary questions and access pet first aid advice
Pet Care Advice plus news, campaigns, how to donate, etc.
Guide to badgers in the UK. Includes educational resources and offers books, videos and other merchandise.
Charity dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of native animals and their habitats in the UK. Their work is varied and extensive ranging from direct support for conservationists to involving the public and volunteers in practical action to help specific species and habitats.
Offers photos, facts, and a newsletter for people interested in the nature and countryside of Britain.
International chapter of the OFI working to increase awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing the endangered orangutan.
Marine conservation charity dedicated to forging links between people and the sea. ORCA is committed to the study of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and promoting their conservation through enthusing, inspiring and educating others.
WWF works to ensure a healthy future for people, species and their habitats, addressing global threats like climate change and environmental degradation.
Offers links to rescue orgnanisations, information about the breed, how to look after an adopted dog, and more.
Database for lost, stolen, and found animals.
Promotes the keeping, breeding, care, study, and conservation of this highly coloured and endangered species. Meetings are held in many UK locations.
Pet Care Advice
UK Hamster Society. Includes information on shows, monthly journal, events, and more.
Government site explaining what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme (or PETS for short) without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK. This site also tells you about quarantine in the UK for animals that don't qualify for PETS.
Offers advice on medical problems for dog and cat owners in the UK.
This has got much more humane. The Pet Travel Scheme allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine, as long as they meet certain conditions. The Scheme also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine