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 tell us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!
- Pet Health Network This website is a reliable resource for pet owners.
- 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.
- 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.
- Microchipping We use the HomeAgain Microchip system.
- Pet Microchip Lookup AAHAs Universal Pet Microchip Lookup tool to help find the correct Microchip company that a Microchip is enrolled with.
- Canine Influenza This website is sponsored by Merck Animal Health, the makers of the Canine Flu Vaccine, and has information about the Canine Flu.
- 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.
- Companion Animal Parasite Council This site is maintained by the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), which is a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease
- Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Vectra 3D This site is sponsored by Ceva, the makers of Vectra 3D and Vectra, and has useful information on external parasite control as well as a reminder service for pet owners.
- Revolution This site is sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, the makers of Revolution for cats and Revolution for dogs, and has information on internal as well as external parasite control as well as a reminder service for pet owners.
- 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.
- Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
- 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
- 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.
- Veterinary Schools in the US This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
- 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 Board of Veterinary Practitioners the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) promotes and recognizes the highest standards in the art and science of contemporary veterinary clinical practice
- 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
- National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
- CareCredit provides a valuable financing option for treatments and procedures
- Veterinary Information Network
VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community
- eVetSite Systems
makes it easy for veterinarians or their staff to create a professional and educational veterinary hospital website. eVetSite Systems makes web site design easy and affordable!