Links Resources

The websites listed below offer excellent information on a wide range of subjects pertaining to veterinarian care and pet health care.

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Center for Disease Control

Animal Planet, Discovery Channel

American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics including the latest subjects in veterinary medicine

ATOPICA Allergy Treatment Information
Learn all about this exciting new treatment option for dogs with skin allergies

Great Cat Watch For Wellness Sake
Excellent site regarding feline health issues that also includes the AAFP recommendations for feline wellness care

American Association of Poison Control Centers (Human)

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.

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 counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.

American Kennel Club
Registry of Dog Breeds

Breed Directory by Animal Planet
Provides a description of each breed plus a questionnaire to determine which breed might be best for you!

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.

Companion Animal Parasite Council
An informative website about common parasite problems in pets

Frontline TopSpot by Merial
Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers

Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

Humane Society of the United States
Pets for Life Program with information on behavior problems and responsible pet ownership

Novartis Animal Health
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.

Pet Wellness Campaign
How often should pets be examined and vaccinated? Provides information, videos, and press releases regarding the topic of pet wellness and disease prevention.

Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction — Vet Med Library, UIUC
A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.

Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members

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.

Veterinary Schools in the US
Provides links to all the veterinary schools in the U.S.

Veterinary Pet Insurance
Veterinary Pet Insurance helps you afford the best medical care available for your pet.

Veterinary Information Network
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The Iams Company
A special site for relevant information about your pet’s health and nutrition