In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!
- Dog Guide - This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
- Catalyst Council - This is a great place to find out information on friendly feline handling.
- Growing Up With Pets - This is a good guide on how to prepare a pet for a new baby.
- Breeds of Dogs - Includes each breed's predisposition.
- Heartworm Society - Everything you ever wanted (and needed) to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Behavior Problems - Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
- National Animal Poison Control Center
This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
- The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
- West Nile Virus
This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
- American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine
- American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health
- Veterinary Information Network
- VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community.
- Companion Animal Parasite Council
A great source of information about internal and external parasites for dogs and cats.
- Spring Branch Animal and Bird Santuary - A rescue that cares for parrots and other pets in need of a helping hand.
- AAHA Healthy Pet - This is a great website that is by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and will give you great information on a variety of topics such as heartworm disease in dog, cats and ferrets, summer heat tips for your pet, dental disease and many more.