A+ Reliable Resources for Our Clients

  • AAHA Healthy Pet Website
    Reliable information source to pet owners. Featuring pet tips, FAQs information library, Find a Hospital, blogs, newsletters, and more!
  • Alberta Animal Health Source
    Information for the public on veterinary medicine topics concerning Albertans.
  • Bow Bottom Veterinary Hospital YouTube Channel
    This is a direct link to our YouTube channel, where you will find a mix of educational and training videos. Also you can view old footage of Breakfast Television appreances by Dr. Schell.
  • Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation
    Information on what to do when you find a injured wild life animal and other resources on what do did when encountering wildlife
  • City of Calgary Animal Services
    Resource for Calgary bylaws, complaints, and impounded pets. Also great information on responsible pet ownership and licensing, as well as the benefits of pet licensing.
  • Dogs and Ticks
    Ticks are common parasites that can be found anywhere from the deep woods to urban parks. Ticks can carry a number of diseases that affect both pets and people. This website is a source of prevention tips and information for the public.
  • Fear Free Happy Homes
    Access to veterinary visit resources & education to make your next veterinary visit Fear Free Resources to enhance your pet’s emotional wellbeing Tips & tricks to provide your pet with in-home enrichment
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition
    Reliable and scientifically proven resource on pet nutrition with information for every life stage from pediatric to seniors. Addresses many myths about pet food in today’s pet food industry.
  • Hilary’s Blend- Complete and Balanced Nutrition
    Using food formulation software, pet nutritionist Hilary Watson has created 101 recipes that offer 100% complete & balanced nutrition, as defined by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO). You can now make your own balanced homecooked recipe here!
  • International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
    Information for pet parents on hospice care and preparing to say goodbye.
  • Iris Kidney
    This website will provide you in depth information on how your veterinarian will guide you through your pet’s kidney disease diagnosis.
  • Partners for Healthy Pets
    Information for pet owners on health exams as well as tips and information on other important pet health topics.
  • Pet Diabetes Tracker
    Use this easy to use app to monitor your pet’s blood glucose curve and easily email to your vet.
  • Pet Health Network
    Reliable and trusted website with a whole library of pet medical information.
  • Pets and Parasites by Companion Animal Parasite Council
    Great information website on all things parasite. Not only intestinal worm information and protection tips, but also ticks and heartworm. Changes we are seeing year to year with migration and climate change.
  • Rabies Aware
    Travelling to the U.S.A. with your pet? Some states require an up to date rabies vaccine by law. This website provides information on the regulations for each state.
  • The Indoor Pet Initiative
    An informative website with indoor cat information, featuring indoor cat needs, stressors, problem solving, behaviors and videos! A great resource for cat lovers and owners.
  • Veterinary Oral Health Council
    Great information on veterinary oral health with a list of approved pet products. In order to become approved products must run clinical trials and support claims for preventing plaque build up.
  • Veterinary Partner
    Another Veterinary Medical Library with trusted information for our clients. With so much information in the internet we want to ensure you have a safe place to look.
  • VetStem – Stem Cell Treatment
    Information on this service and how it may benefit your pet. Dr. Schell is certified to perform this unique treatment option.
  • Young Living Essential Oils
    This is the line of essential oils that Dr. Schell uses and recommends. It is a very informative website.

Emergency or Afterhours Care

Links and Resources to Help Say Goodbye

Memberships and Associations of Dr. Schell

Pet Insurance and Payment Plans

  • Health Smart Financial
    Third party financing option with monthly payments and fast approvals.
  • Pet Plan Insurance
    This insurance company has been around for many years in the USA, but is new to Canada. We were impressed with their coverage and plans. They say that they will not increase premiums or reduce coverage due to claims. We also like that the clients can cho
  • Pet’s + Us Insurance
    This insurance company is equal parts community, coverage and membership. Yes, the insurance part pays for our best friends’ kibble, but it doesn’t rule the pack. This insurance company is ideal for seniors and pets with pre-existing conditions.
  • Petcard Financing
    Petcard is a third party financing service that offers monthly payment options. Information and application can be found on this website.
  • Trupanion
    We have had great dealings with ths company, and the coverage is unlimited for your pet’s lifetime, which is amazing! This is a great way to help budget emergency/unexpected veterinary bills. Currently the only insurance company offering direct billing!
  • Tails of Help                                                                                                                                                                                    We help seniors, disabled, or low income pet owners who own pets that need essential veterinary treatment. We can help care for companion animals of all kinds, from dogs and cats to birds and ferrets.
  • ACTSS Animal Cancer Therapy Subsidization Society                                                                                       Not for Profit society dedicated to bringing affordable modern veterinary cancer treatments to veterinary cancer patients.  Through our programs we provide subsidies to dedicated pet owners as well as educate owners and veterinarians on availability, uses and benefits of advanced cancer therapies in the treatment of veterinary cancers. 

Products and Services We Love!

  • 24Petwatch Microchips
    Great information on micropchips, lost pets, and recovery. This is the brand of microchips that we use. One of the best things you can do for your pet is to give them a permanent ID.
  • Calgary Humane Society Behavior Programs
    Group and private behavior training for your pet
  • Boomerang Pet Carrier 
    Professional pet transportation services include domestic and international relocations via airline services and ground transportation.
  • PAWsionate Chefs Inc.
    We prepare properly formulated home-made pet meals that are made with recipes developed by Pet Nutritionist Hilary Watson B.Sc. All essential vitamins and minerals are present at adequate levels to meet the nutrient requirements of your pet.
  • Kuranda beds
    Kuranda beds are amazing! We use them in our Day Care facility. Great for older pets and those suffering from arthritis. You can order for your pets by clicking on this link.
  • Nearly Naked Neckwear
    Search through these creative and gorgeous collars, there is something to suit everyone’s style.
  • Toe Grips
    Dr. Buzby’s ToeGrips are made of natural nonslip material that grips the floor in a way dog toenails cannot. No more slipping on floors and stairs!
  • VetStem – Stem Cell Treatment
    Information on this service and how it may benefit your pet. Dr. Schell is certified to perform this unique treatment option.
  • Young Living Essential Oils
    This is the line of essential oils that Dr. Schell uses and recommends. It is a very informative website.

Rescue and Adoption Resources

Volunteer Information