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!
- 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.
- Heartworm Society Everything you need 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.
- Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet and this site helps during this most difficult time.
- Rainbow Bridge This terrific tribute should be visited by anyone who has lost a pet.
- National Animal Poison Control Center This site includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the Poison Control Center.
- Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC
- The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA) This website is rich with information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
- Veterinary Schools in the US This is link to the current veterinary schools in the United States.
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service This website has information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as zoonotic diseases and new disease threats.
- Advantage Flea Control This helpful website is a learning tool about fleas and how to protect against them.
- Novartis Animal Health This useful website is a learning tool about heartworm prevention as well as flea control.
- Frontline TopSpot by Merial This site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as product Q&A.
- West Nile Virus This site has the latest information on West Nile Virus.
- American Veterinary Medical Association This site has a variety of topics and resources for pet owners.
- American Association of Feline Practitioners The site is dedicated to cat health in the veterinary field.
- CareCredit This third party billing company has made it possible for many families to be able to help and continue treatment for their beloved pets.