Resources and 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!

  • Choosing a new puppy  This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
  • Trupanion Pet Insurance  Trupanion's mission is to protect the cherished bond between pets and their families by ensuring that pets are able to receive optimal veterinary care.
  • Animal Poison Control Center  Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
  • Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
  • Veterinary Cancer Society    A non-profit organization provided to keep veterinarians updated on the latest diagnosis and treatments for cancer. A great place to start when you have questions about cancer in your pet.
  • Behavior help for you and your dog.
  • 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! 
  • Ask Dr. Yin  Another great site on animal behavior.  This one has great information for cats and other species.  This site also has a lot of informative links, videos, and publications.
  • Bark Busters Developed in Australia, their dog-friendly training techniques leverage the same communications methods - body language and voice control - that dogs follow as part of their instinctual pack mentality.
  • How to Love Your Dog   A kid's guide to dog care, training, trick, riddles, stories, and more. 
  • Coalition: HUMANE promotes and provides low cost spay and neuter services for pet cats and dogs and feral cats in an effort to stop the killing of companion animals due to overpopulation.
  • American Kennel Club  Dog breed information from A to Z
  • Home Again This is the microchip company that we receive our microchips from.  Check out this site if you have questions about microchipping your pet, or if you already have your pet chipped and want to get information about your pet's enrollment benefits.
  • The Delta Society  Delta Society is the leading international resource for the human-animal bond.
  • 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.
  • Cornell Feline Health Center â€œTo Improve the health and well being of cats everywhere."
  • Veterinary Schools in the US  Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges-the place to start if you are thinking of becoming a veterinarian.  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.
  • Advantage Flea Control
    This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.
  • West Nile VirusThis 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.
  • Veterinary Wisdom For Pet Parents This site is dedicated to providing education and support to those who are facing the loss of their pet.
  • WSU Pet Loss Helpline A group of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine students who have been trained in grief counseling by a licensed therapist.
  • Honor your special pet  When it's time to commemorate the life of your loved pet, visit this website to view their stone memorials which can live on in your garden, your home, or just about anywhere.
  •  American Animal Hospital Association's site for pet owners to get the latest information on veterinary medicine and services that are available to you.
  • 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 NetworkVIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community