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!
- 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.
- 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!
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
- 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
- eVetSite Systems makes it easy for veterinarians or their staff to create a professinal and educational veterinary hospital website. eVetSite Systems makes web site design easy and affordable!
Some other pet links:
Pet Microchip Lookup: http://www.petmicrochiplookup.org/
AVMA Pet Health: http://www.avma.org/animal_health/default.asp
Veterinary Pet Care Info; http://www.veterinarypetcare.com/
AAHA Healthy Pet: http://www.healthypet.com/
Caring Hands Humane Society: http://www.caringhandshs.org/
Kansas Humane Society: http://www.kshumane.org/
info on Canine Epilepsy: http://www.canine-epilepsy-guardian-angels.com/
Some beef links:
Iowa Beef Center: http://www.iowabeefcenter.org/
The Beef Cattle Institute: http://beefcattleinstitute.org/
Great Plains Veterinary Education Center: http://gpvec.unl.edu/
Drover's Journal: http://www.cattlenetwork.com/
OSU Factsheets List: http://pods.dasnr.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/View/Collection-298
USDA Heat Stress Maps: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=21306
Genemax sponsored by CAB: http://www.cabpartners.com/genemax/
Forage Testing Video - taking a forage sample: http://www.iqbeef.org/TBC/Video/Forage%20Sampling-Big%20Round%20Bale.html
Some veterinary professional organizations:
Academy of Veterinary Consultants: http://www.avc-beef.org/
American Association of Bovine Practitioners: http://www.aabp.org/
Kansas Veterinary Medical Association: http://www.ksvma.org/
American Association of Equine Practitioners: http://www.aaep.org/
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners: http://www.aasrp.org/
Bovine Veterinarian: http://www.bovinevetonline.com/