Recommended Resources

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.

A white and brown puppy laying on his back and playing

Heartworm Society

Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

a read heart logo for heartworms

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.

A bottle of poison

Association of Sugar Glider Veterinarians

A great source for owners containing information about feeding your glider and keeping your pet healthy.

A white, brown and grey sugar glider

Rainbow Bridge

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family member

A rainbow bridge going off into a beautiful blue sky

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 topics as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other animal health issues. From this site you can be directed to information on how to import or export animals to any country in the world or to Hawaii which has specific regulations.

A dog with two suitcases on train tracks

American Kennel Club

The governing body for registration of purebred dogs and show events for purebred dogs in the United States.  The site includes links to breeders, standards for various breeds, health issues and show rules for both conformation and obedience events.

A white dog jumping over an agility jump

Veterinary Partner

Maintained by Veterinary Information Network, this is an exhaustive site of information on various medical issues for pets, written specifically to answer owner questions about their pet’s health.

A tan and black german shepard on a laptop at the beach

Dog Sense Obedience

This local dog obedience training center has many years of experience for the dog owner looking for help with behavior, from basic good puppy training to the most advanced levels of obedience competition. The owner, Debbie Snyder, leads a team of knowledgeable friendly instructors who teach reward based training. You will sometimes find Dr. Gedeon there with one of her dogs!