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.
- Choosing a new puppy
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
- American Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- 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.
- 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 topics as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy ("Mad Cow" Disease), Avian Influenza, foot and mouth disease, and many other items. Information on traveling abroad with your pet(s) can be found here as well.
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
- 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.
- American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control
An extensive library of resources addressing parasite control in sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas.