Resources & Links

The veterinary resources featured on this page provide useful information to pet owners on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care.

  • Open Door Animal Sanctuary: providing homeless cats and dogs with the highest quality of life and a second chance to find a forever family.
  • The Doghouse Kennels: a full-service boarding resort, spa, day-care, and training facility in High Ridge, MO.
  • Choosing a new puppy: This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
  • 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!
  • Home Again: Microchip company with the most powerful pet recovery network.
  • Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC: A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
  • 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.
  • 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