American Animal Hospital Association. AAHA-accredited practices are truly distinctive in providing the highest quality care for pets. AAHA standards are recognized around the world as the benchmark for quality care in veterinary medicine. AERC is proud to be an AAHA-accredited referral practice.

Animal Poison Control Center  is the premier animal-oriented poison control center in North America. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is a great resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Bark Busters Home Dog Training  — Developed in Australia, their dog-friendly training techniques leverage the same communications methods – body language and voice control – that dogs follow as part of their instinctual pack mentality. All training takes place in the home. Their all-natural methods are effective with any dog, any age – including puppies.

Blue Buffalo’s website includes a variety of educational articles for pet owners, including information about toxic plants. Although this is a pet food website, AERC does not endorse a specific pet food brand. Please ask your family veterinarian for food recommendations for your pet.

CareCredit can be used for pet supplies, ongoing, or emergency treatment without having to reapply. And by using CareCredit for your pet’s health, you can save your other credit cards for household or unplanned expenses. It only takes a few minutes to apply for CareCredit and you’ll receive an online decision in seconds!

Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MNSNAP) provides spay and neuter services to income-qualified families or MN 501 (c) 3 non profit animal shelters and rescue organizations. You must register to be considered for services.

People and Pets Together helps to keep pets and their caregivers together by providing pet food and pet supplies to food shelves. They offer quarterly low-cost vaccination clinics and provide information about other programs that provide reduced-cost veterinary care.

Pet-Friendly Hotels located near our Oakdale hospital offers a free Pet Safety Guide with great information, including chapters on common household hazards for pets, food safety for pets, pet-proofing, and natural disaster preparation for pet owners.

Trupanion Pet insurance provides peace of mind for pet owners by helping to defray the cost of medical problems and conditions related to accidental injuries, emergencies, poisonings, and illnesses. provides education on what it means to be a veterinary specialist, as well as a variety of educational videos on disease processes, and a “Find A Specialist” tool to find specialists in Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, and Oncology.