In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following website resources to help you with useful information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We update this page regularly and welcome your ideas on any resources you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners.
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Online Resources for Veterinary Medicine & Pet Health Care
- 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
- ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals): The ASPCA was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. Their mission, since 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”
- Breeds of Dogs: A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed’s characteristics.
- 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 house-soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
- Choosing a new puppy: This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
- Heartworm Society: Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- 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.
- Novartis Animal Health: This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
- Rainbow Bridge: Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
- 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.
- Veterinary Schools in the US: This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.