Links

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!

  • Suite Paws of Durham – Pet Resort
  • Pet Travel – If you are travelling 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.
  • A Renter’s Guide to Pets – This is a great article to assist renters in finding a home for you and your four-legged family.
  • 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 housesoiling, 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 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 numbers and many other resources.
  • Rainbow Bridge – Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
  • 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 Introduction – This site provides a great deal of information regarding plants that are both toxic and non-toxic to cats, dogs and horses. Pictures are also provided to help you with identification.
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners – The AAFP is a wonderful site that is directed at feline owners looking for veterinarians that share their passion for cats. This site contains a wealth of information specifically for felines.
  • 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.
  • North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center – “Empowers children and adults with physical, emotional, mental and social challenges to create active, healthier and more fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT).”
  • 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.
  • Elanco – Makers of  Trifexis, offer a chewable option for flea control, heartworm and intestinal parasites that lasts for 30 days and works great!
  • 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
  • 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
  • Veterinary Information Network – VIN is the world’s first and largest online veterinary community