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 of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
- Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
- 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 and many other resources.
- ASPCA Poison Control Center This is the website for the ASPCA Poison control center. It includes a library with articles covering poisoning from chemicals, plants, drugs and foods as well as a behavior library. The phone number for the poison control center is also listed here.
- 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 a great 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.
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site.
- American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics in veterinary medicine
- Home care videos for cats This is a link to a video series produced by the Cornell feline Health Center. Topics covered include giving your cat pills, capsules and liquids, trimming claws, brushing teeth, taking your cats temperature and caring for your diabetic cat.
- Indoor Pet Care The indoor pet initiative is a website create by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine to help pet owners enrich the lives of their indoor pets.
- Centers for Disease Control - Zoonotic Diseases This is a comprehensive site for information about diseases that can be transmitted from your pets to you (zoonotic diseases)
- Recommended Chew alternatives for your dog
- Veterinary Oral Health Council, accepted dental treats list
- Planet Dog, Orbee - Tuff Toy
- West Paw Design, ZogoFlex