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. AKC web site
Information for future dog owners and links to additional information. Veterinary Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cells)
Web site for exciting new technology now available at Powell Animal Hospital using your pet's own adult stem cells to heal, relieve pain, or repair certain conditions.
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.
Advantage Flea Control
This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.
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.
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
This is a cute and informative site regarding spaying your pet.
This is Dr. Jan Bellows' site which has information regarding dental care for your pet.
This is the Veterinary Neurological Center's site. It is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders of small animals.
This is the Canine Epilepsy Network's site. It is a resource for all concerned with canine epilepsy - owners and breeders of affected dogs and their veterinarians.
This site is for and about working and sporting dogs and the people who love them. It has information on dysplasia, vision and other topics.
This is the Delta Society's site. Delta Society is the leading resource for the human-animal bond. They have been the force to validate the important role of animals for people's health and well-being.
This is the American Animal Hospital Associations' (AAHA) site for pet information. AAHA is a voluntary association for the improvement of small animal care.
This is the Angel Memorial Hospital's pet information site. Angelis a large humane organization and teaching hospital.
Center for Disease Control Web site with information about zoonotic diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
CHIC is a web site with information about the genetic diseases of purebred dogs.
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals web site has genetic disease information and forms to fill out before bringing to the hospital for testing.
Prince Edward Island vetrinary school also has a web site devoted to genetic problems in pure bred dogs.