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!
- Pet Health Network
Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care.
- Veterinary Partner
VeterinaryPartner.com is here to support you and your veterinarian in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.
- Which diseases have been confirmed in your neighborhood
- Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease in cats and dogs can be found here! Including videos!
- Choosing a new puppy
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
- 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.
- Healthy Pets Healthy People – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets can increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to their owners. But there’s something else you should know. Pets sometimes carry germs that can make people sick. The diseases people get from animals are known as zoonotic (zoe-oh-NOT-ic) diseases. A-Z database on this site.
- 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.
- You can find more interesting topics and videos under Exclusive Content: Veterinary Topics and Member Topics. (scroll all the way down on any page)