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!
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 Pet Poison Helpline is another source of information if your pet has been poisoned or has ingested medication or plants.
Handicap Pet Accessories – This site will give you products and advice for aging or debilitated pets.
Heartworm Society – Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Pet Basics – This site is sponsored by Elanco and is loaded with information.
Diabetic Pets – This site will help you learn to test your pet’s blood sugar and how to manage diabetes. Also look in the Pet Library tab on our website for more on diabetes.
Healthy Pets – This site is sponsored by the American Animal Hospital Association. It provides information on animal health that has been reviewed by veterinarians.
At Home Needle Disposal – If your pet is a diabetic or requires injections at home, you should dispose of the needles safely and in compliance with the law. It is easy to do.
Ringworm and other germs- This site will help you eradicate ringworm from your home. Ringworm is a contagious fungal infection.
Finding a Pet
PetFinder.com – Looking to Adopt a Pet? Are you looking for a Lost Pet? You can do both at. This website is updated daily.
Growing Up With Pets – How to help parents foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets.
Royal Canin – This company offers breed specific, natural diets for optimum nutrition as well as medical conditions.
Hills Science Diet was the first company to formulate pet nutrition specifically for health problems.
Homemade Diets – Do you prefer to cook for your pet? These diets are formulated to provide all of the essential nutrients that your pet requires.
Clinical Nutrition Service at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University – Our three board-certified veterinary nutritionists are here to help demystify the often confusing world of pet nutrition. Our goal is to provide accurate, trustworthy information to help dog and cat owners learn how to select the best food for their pets throughout their lifetimes.
Homeagain.com– Looking to microchip your pet? Did you find a pet and want to report it? Find out about pet insurance and poison control help as well.
Microchip Look-up – Need to find the company phone number for your microchip? Did you lose the phone number for your microchip company and want to register the chip?
Dog Related Sites
Dog Breeds – from A to Z. This is the American Kennel Club website
Breeds of Dogs – A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed’s characteristics.
Older Dogs – A website devoted to adopting and caring for senior dogs.
Choosing a new puppy – This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
Dragonfly Studio – great pet portraits!
Dog Training by Jen Basile– Positive Reinforcement Private lessons
Epps Dog Training Service – Private and group lessons. Agility training.
Petplan– sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States. Trupanion– endorsed by AAHA (the American Animal Hospital Association. VPI– -an insurance provider since 1982
Comparing Insurance Plans This site was made by a veterinarian to help explain how to review insurance policies. Also check out Pet Insurance Review
Cat Related Sites
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.
Needs, Information and Problems Concerning Your Indoor Cat – Ohio State University’s Indoor Cat Initiative.
Heartworm is not only a disease for dogs. Cats can get Heartworm. Learn more by visiting KnowHeartWorms.org or The Feline Heartworm Society.
Information About Exotics
The Parrot Pages – are not just for parrots. This is a home for all bird owners.
Articles About Reptiles – for the novice as well as the advanced.
A website created by the House Rabbit Society for the rabbit enthusiast.
Pet Loss Information
Abbey Glen – When it is time to say goodbye to your best friend, Abbey Glen Pet Memorial Park will offer caring and compassionate services.
Rainbow Bridge – Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family member
Tufts University – offers a Grief Support Hotline and articles regarding the loss of a pet.
Journey Through Pet Loss -Deborah Antinori, MA,LPC,NCC,RDT,FT is available for sessions or you can purchase her Audie Award winning audiobook.
Traveling With Your Pet
Visit DogFriendly before you plan your trip.
International Travel- USDA APHIS information to safely travel with your pet.
Veterinary Schools in the US – This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
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 Animal Hospital Association – This site provides information about quality medical care for your pet as well as providing the standards for veterinary hospital accreditation.