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.
This list was last updated on 6/7/18. We try to update this page frequently. Please let us know if you find any broken links or have ideas for new links we should include.
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.
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.
The Cat Community by AAFP
The Cat Community is run by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. It is an excellent resource for cat owners from kittenhood to senior kitty care.
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 out the videos on this site.
American Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here.
An excellent resource on all the pests that can affect our animals and what you can do to protect your pets from harm.
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 zoonotic diseases and information for traveling with your pet.
National Animal Poison Control Center
This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library of poisonous substances, links to other useful sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
This page offers the local information for Critter Control, a company that specializes in the humane control of dangerous or nuisance wildlife.
The website of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. This is a great resource for anyone who is interested in a career in veterinary medicine, especially if you want to go to vet school.
American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about the latest research in veterinary medicine.
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.