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
- American Heartworm Socieity (AHS) The American Heartworm Society outlines the latest and best recommendations regarding heartworm prevention for your pet. We recommend year-round heartworm prevention and require annual testing to ensure your pet is protected.
- 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.
- 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.
- Frontline TopSpot by Merial
Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
- Celebrate your pet's birthday- How old in dog years? An excellent article on aging in cats and dogs.
- American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including 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
- American Association of Bovine Practitioners
- American Association of Equine Practicioners this site provides helpful information for horse owners.
- Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association this site provides many helpful resources and links for pet owners.
- USDA APHIS- this is the United States Department Of Agriculture's page regarding traveling with your pet both within the US and abroad.
- University Of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
- Veterinary Information Network
VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community
- Northeast Veterinary Emergency Hospital- Located in Plains, PA. Open 24 hours a day, 7days a week.
- HomeAgain Newsletter. At this site you can sign up for HomeAgain's informative monthly pet parenting newsletter.
- Warm weather safety tips- This site provides many resources for learning about how to keep your pet safe in the hot weather.
- Disaster preparedness tips for pets- This site provides some excellent advice for including your pets in your disaster preparedness plans.