UK Registered Charity 1122246 This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of the “AV Martin Charitable Foundation”

For Pet Owners – Further Information and Support

VNTO – veternary nurse training online
a division of BMF on infection control
www.veterinarynursetrainingonline.org 

Dipping Dogs Canine Hydrotherapy
We advocate a fun based rehabilitation programme tailored for your dogs’ individual needs. With a 30ft pool we can treat all breeds and sizes with a hydro therapist present in the water or for more nervous dogs, owners can accompany them.
Hydrotherapy aids in building muscle, joint mobility, weight loss and general wellbeing.
For more information contact us on 01895 446406 or email info@dippingdogs.co.uk link to us on facebook
www.facebook.com/DIPPINGDOGS

International Cat Care
(formerly the Feline Advisory Bureau) is a charity with the vision of a world where all cats, owned and unowned, are treated with care, compassion, and understanding. We work closely with the veterinary profession through our veterinary division, the International Society of Feline Medicine. All our work is r`ns and legacies.
www.icatcare.org

Worms & Germs Blog
is an educational website coordinated by Dr. Scott Weese and Maureen Anderson of the Ontario Veterinary College’s Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, it is a superb reference for all health issues relating to pets.
www.wormsandgermsblog.com

IDEXX Laboratories
information on resistant infections in pets
www.petresist.com/content/petowners.aspx

MRSAwatch
looking at MRSA in humans
www.mrsawatch.co.uk

Department of food and rural affairs (DEFRA)
www.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/farmanimal/diseases/atoz/zoonoses/mrsa.htm

Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Information sheets for pet owners
www.vmd.defra.gov.uk/public/leaflets.aspx

Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA)
www.ruma.org.uk

ISCAID
International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases  is dedicated to improving the care of pets (dogs, cats, birds, horses, exotic pets) with infectious diseases, and controlling the spread of these diseases.
www.iscaid.org

World Health Organisation –
Antimicrobial Resistance Guidelines
www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/mrsa/ho.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs194/en

Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/mrsa/

People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals.
An excellent centre for veterinary care. PDSA support BMF educational projects for which we are grateful.
www.pdsa.org.uk

The Humane Society USA
The Humane Society of the United States is the largest animal protection organization in the United States. It works to reduce suffering and improve the lives of all animals by advocating for better laws www.humanesociety.org

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust is a website very useful
thedogcharityblog.tumblr.com

London Dog Forum
Building the dog loving community
www.londondogforum.co.uk
Follow us on Twitter @LondonDogForum

Fish4Dogs
Winner Best Treat Category – Fish4Dogs Sea Jerky
Highly Commended for Best Specialist Food – Fish4Dogs Finest Puppy Complete
Highly Commended for Best Health Product – Fish4Dogs SOS Salmon Oil
www.fish4dogs.com

Staph Infection Resources
An educational and support website that highlights effective and lasting solutions for MRSA and Staph infections in people. Co-founded by Microbiologist Michelle Moore, it sheds light on why these infections keep coming back, and how to avoid the pitfalls of the healthcare system that contribute to this growing problem.
www.staph-infection-resources.com/recurring/ 

Pet Health Info
A website offering independent, expert animal health advice
www.pethealthinfo.org.uk

Indian veterinary connections

The best small animal clinical vet school in India is in Chennai – They have quite a good dermatology group there.
MADRAS VETERINARY COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL
http://www.tanuvas.tn.nic.in/Hospital_MVC.html

Contact – Jack Reece in Chennai
hisvet1@helpinsuffering.org or jack@his-india.in

Federation of Small Animal Practitioners Associations (FSAPAI)
President – Dr. Jayaprakash
drjpvet@yahoo.com

WSAVA Representative
Dr. Umesh Karkare
udkarkare@gmail.com

 

Rehoming or finding a pet

Dogs Trust
supports BMF projects for which we are grateful
www.dogstrust.org.uk

Guide dogs for the Blind
www.gdba.org.uk

Support dogs (Assisting people with physical disabilities)
www.support-dogs.org.uk

Hounds For Heroes
www.houndsforheroes.com

Royal Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals
www.rspca.org.uk

Animal Jobs Direct
Dedicated to providing worldwide recruitment and online training solutions for the animal care sector. Let our experts assist you achieve your goal in finding the right career, course or job opportunity working with animals.

www.animal-jobs-direct.com

 

Support with Pet Bereavement

The Ralph Site
The Ralph Site is a non-profit website that provides information and resources about various aspects concerning the loss, or anticipated loss, of a beloved furry friend. The site describes things to consider when deciding about euthanasia and aftercare options, and also some explanation of the stages and emotions of grief.
www.theralphsite.com

Society For Companion Animal Studies
0800 0966606
www.scas.org.uk

 

Jill Moss President and Founder of the Bella Moss Foundation support the following conservation and charities whose work she greatly respects

The JAYC Foundation
thejaycfoundation.org/ways-to-help/donate

UK Wolf Conservation Trust
www.ukwolf.org

UK Whale and Dolphin Conservation Trust
www.wdcs.org

Monkey world Ape Rescue Centre
www.monkeyworld.org

Born Free Foundation
www.bornfree.org.uk

Canine Partners (a charity that aims to transform the lives of people with disabilities)
www.caninepartners.co.uk

The Monkey Sanctuary, Cornwall, UK
www.monkeysanctuary.org

Big Cat Rescue
www.BigcatRescue.org

Clearwater Aquarium rehabilitates injured sealife
www.seewinter.com

Dog Theft Action Charity helping to protect and find stolen and missing animals
www.dogtheftaction.com

Did you know...

A small proportion of the general pet population carry MRSA or similar MDR bacteria, but the carriage rate in sick animals that have visited veterinary practices is higher.

All about infections

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Symptoms

If you notice these symptoms report them to your vet immediately. You may be suspicious of a complex and/or resistant infection if you pet has: A wound that will not [&hellip

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MRSA in Farm Animals

In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

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Spotting Infections

Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&hellip

How we have Helped

My dog Larry became infected with MRSA following cruciate ligament surgery (just like Bella did) I searched the website for information on pets and MRSA and found The Bella Moss [&hellip

Charlotte Hudley – Larry

This is Malcolm. He is the most wonderful, affectionate, loving, special cat I have ever come across. I rescued him from the RSPCA 6 years ago when he was 3 [&hellip

Lou Yau – Malcolm

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