Veterinary Resources

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In addition to the veterinary topics listed on our site, we have provided the following links to websites that offer reliable information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet medical 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
    A good starter guide of what you should consider when you are thinking about getting a new puppy. 
  • Heartworm Society
    All the information you need to know about heartworm disease 
  • Behavior problems
    Created by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and well known experts in animal training and behavior, this site is a wonderful resource for advice and information on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about your feline's habits or how to stop your dog's barking check it out!  
  • National Animal Poison Control Center
    The official website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. A library with links to other sites, and the phone number for the poison control center.
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    This is one resource for information on traveling with your pet and import and export information. 
  • Rainbow Bridge 
    A lovely poem in remembrance of beloved lost pets. 


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