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!
Behavior and Training:
- AeroKat Feline Aerosol Chamber
Aerosol Drug Delivery System for feline asthma
- Canine Inherited Disorders Database
- Feline CRF Information Center
This is the Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Center. If your cat has been diagnosed with this disease, you will find helpful information and support here.
- Guide to Feline Diabetes
This site offers a complete guide to living with diabetes mellitus in cats.
- Healthy Pets
This is the site for the American Animal Hospital Association and contains information on animal care, tips for relocation and travel with pets, and even has pet-related games and activities for children.
- Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Indoor Pet Initiative
- 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.
- Pet Health Library
- Pet Health Network
Answers from vets about your pet!
- Pet Poison Helpline
This website will teach you how to poison-proof your home, and help you understand the symptoms of poisoning.
- The Preventive Vet
This site has a wealth of information on keeping pets healthy and safe. Includes a health and safety blog and downloadable pet proofing guide.
- 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 theUS, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
- Worms and Germs Blog
This site focuses on infectious diseases of companion animals (household pets and horses), with an emphasis on zoonotic diseases – diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people.
Parrots and Other Birds:
- Association of Avian Veterinarians
Good information on basic bird care and offers visitors the ability to search for avian vets by location.
- Good Bird Magazine
Owned by animal trainer Barbara Heidenreich, this site offers excellent information about parrot behavior and training. Also available are subscriptions to the online magazine Good Bird and DVDs on parrot training.
- Harrison's Bird Foods
This site offers great information on parrot care and health, including tips on switching birds to pelleted diets.
- Pamela Clark Consulting
Information on consulting services for parrot behavior problems, along with articles explaining optimal care for parrots. Pam also maintains a blog to which readers can subscribe.
- Behavior Works
Excellent articles by Dr. Susan Friedman on parrot behavior.
Loss and Bereavement:
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.