Resources & Links
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.
- Ask Dr. Yin- a useful website to get some of your behavioral questions answered. Dog Behavior: Cat Behavior
- 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!
Information On Choosing A New Puppy:
- www.adoptapet.com -A great website to help you search for animals that are in need of good homes in your area.
- Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
Information On Inherited Diseases and Breed Specific Information:
- http://www.upei.ca/cidd/intro.htm- Canine Inherited Disorders Database
- 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
Keeping Your Pet Healthy:
- Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- 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 things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.
- 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
- AAHA Pet Owner Page - AAHA sponsored pet owners library.
- www.capcvet.org - Companion Animal Parasite Council
- https://www.vrshealth.com/- Information on Canine Omega Benefits. A liquid product recommended to treat numerous health issues including dermatitis and osteoarthritis.
Pet Loss Bereavement:
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has every lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
- 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.
- Animal Shelters / Rescues
- Allergy Alert
- Traveling with your Pets
- Pet Food Recalls
- Pet Loss Bereavement
- Purchase an Annual PA Dog License (click here for a lifetime license application)
- Halloween Safety
- Spanish Animal Health Info. Resources