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!
New Pets/Tips for New 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.
- 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.
- How to Choose a Kitten
This is a helpful article that provides tips to people wanting to adopt a kitten; tips such as choosing a kitten that fits your lifestyle & home, as well as providing the steps to take after adoption.
- 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!
Poison Control, Marijuana and Plant Toxicity in Pets
Heartworm, Flea & Tick, and Preventatives
- Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Sentinel Spectrum by Virbac
This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel and Sentinel Spectrum and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
- Frontline Plus by Merial
Sponsored by the makers of Frontline Plus and NexGard for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as Frontline questions and answers
- 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.
- 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 Help, Info and Sources