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!
- 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!
- Feliway - Reduce stress for your cat at home and at the Veterinarian using Feliway - a synthetic copy of the feline facial pheromone.
- Visiting Your Vet! For Cats - Tips and Information for a stress free visit to your Veterinarian!
General Veterinary Information
- AAHA The American Animal Health Network website.
- 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
- Hills Pet A search engine for dog food and pet medications.
Information for Cat Owners
- 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
- 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.
- Cornell Feline Health Center The Cornell Feline Health Center has a lot of great information on feline health topics, newsletters, and much more.
- The Ohio State Vet School's Indoor Pet Initiative Provides insight on how to enrich the life of your indoor cat or predominantly indoor dog. Enriching your indoor pet's environment will greatly decrease their chance of developing diseases such as cystitis (bladder inflammation), obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and osteoarthritis.
Information for Dog 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.
Large Animal Information
- 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.
Pet's and Parasites/ Infection Diseases Information
- CDC National Center for Infectious diseases article about keeping your pets healthy and disease free.
- Heartworm Society The global resource for the prevention, research and treatment of heartworm disease.
- Pets and Parasites Companion Animal Parasite Council a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease.
Pet Care Information
Pet Loss and Bereavement
- 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 counselling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
Poisonous Plants and Other Toxins
- ASPCA Guide to Toxic Plants a comprehensive library including photos of common indoor and outdoor plants that may cause illness in your pets
- National Animal Poison Control CenterThis 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.
- Companion Therapy Laser Informationregarding how laser therapy helps to reduce pain and inflammation, using a non-surgical method.
- Novartis 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.
- Vectra 3D - Our recommended flea and tick prevention product.
- Sentinel - Our recommended heartworm and intestinal parasite prevention product.