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.

  • Suite Paws of Durham – Pet Resort
  • Prepare Your Home for a Recovering Pet – If you are looking for great tips on preparing your home for the arrival of a pet in recovery.
  • Pet Travel – If you are traveling with your pet, this site provides information for documentation needed to different states and countries.
  • 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 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 house soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
  • Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement – We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association for 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 numbers and many other resources.
  • 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.
  • Plants Toxic to Animals – A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under a common name or scientific name of the plant.
  • 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.
  • Veterinary Schools in the US – This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
  • 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.
  • Frontline Gold by Merial – Sponsored by the makers of Frontline Gold for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as questions and answers
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Veterinary Information Network – VIN is the world’s first and largest online veterinary community


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