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!
Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide to help you choose, based on your lifestyle, what breeds might fit in best.
Looking for a particular breed? This is a link to the Canine Inherited Disorders Database at the Atlantic Vet College of the University of Prince Edward Island. Know before you choose.
American Kennel Club Home of the American Kennel Club.
Cat Fanciers' Association
- Cat breed and care information.
Winn Feline Health Organization - A wealth of information on cats and their health.
ASPCA - The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
DVM360 - Loads of general information, news and current events in the veterinary field and animal care.
American Veterinary Medical Association - Home site of the AVMA. Information you can rely on.
American Animal Hospital Association - Home site of AAHA. Also information you can rely on.
Animal Behavior Resources Institute - Associated with the American Humane Association.
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!
Companion Animal Parasite Council - Anything you want to know about parasites in dogs and cats can be found here.
Grief Support Ctr. - Rainbows Bridge - Losing a pet is difficult. On this site, you will be able to talk with others who have in the past and are now going through what you are. There is also a separate section for helping your children deal with their loss as well as a special way to memorialize your pet.
- Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Merial E-Mail Reminders - Having trouble remembering to give monthly heartworm preventatives or flea/tick treatments? Sign up for regular reminders to help.
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.
Tick Encounter Resource Center - Everything you always wanted to know about ticks, and many things you didn't.
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.