Acoaxet Veterinary Clinic | Educational Links
Read our educational pet health links.
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!
ASPCA | Poison Control Center
Pet Health Websites
AAHA, American Animal Hospital
Healthy Pet Resources
AVMA, American Veterinary Medical Association
American Association of Feline Practioners
Cat Health Topics
Learn more about health issues concerning your pet
FDA, Food and Drug Administration
Purchasing Pet Drugs Online Buyer Beware
AVMA Raw Food Recommendations
AVMA Recommendation on Raw Pet Food Diets
American Heartworm Society
Canine Heartworm Disease
American Heartworm Society
Feline Heartworm Disease
Catalyst Council Videos
Catalyst Council List of Videos
Companion Animal Parasite Council
Current Guidelines on Parasite Control
Pets and Parasites by Companion Animal Parasite Council
Pets, Parasites and People by Companion Animal Parasite Council
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.
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
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.
AAHA, Microchip Information/Pet Finders
Microchip Information—Home Again
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.
Dental Disease and Your Pet
American Veterinary Dental College
Good Information for Pet Owners
Veterinary Oral Health Council
Pet Dental Disease, Oral Assessment, Treatment and Prevention
General Pet Links
Pet Health and Behavior Articles
Payment Plan for the cost of medical care for your pets
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.
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!
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.
Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
Tufts University Pet Loss Hotline 1-508-839-7966