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.
- 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!
- Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number,s and many other resources.
- ASPCA Animal Poison Control: This 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.
- Veterinary Schools in the US This is an excellent link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
- 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.
- 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.
- Frontline TopSpot by Merial
Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this excellent 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