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.
- Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Behavior problems
If you’re looking for obedience training, puppy classes, or behavior modification, the FUNdamental dog is a great local resource. They are dedicated to helping dogs and their people build relationships based on trust and understanding.
Does your pet have an annoying or possibly a dangerous behavior problem? Would altering some aspect of that behavior make your pet easier or more enjoyable to live with Behavior problems, whether dangerous or just annoying and inconvenient, are one of the most common reasons why pets are surrendered to shelters, given away to other homes, abandoned, or euthanized. If you haven't found a way to resolve the issue, there is still hope. Texas Veterinary Behavior Services is dedicated to keeping pets with their families and overcoming some of the toughest behavior issues. https://www.texasvetbehavior.com/
- ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A consultation fee may apply.
- 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