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Educational Links

We have included a list of educational pet-related websites we hope you find useful and informative.  Let us know if there is a website that you like and think should be included.

American Veterinary Dental College
Dental Information for Pet Owners

ASPCA Poison Control Center
For any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Pet Resources

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Recommendation on Raw Pet Food Diets

Behaviorist, Dr. Sophia Yin
The Art & Science of Animal Behavior

Canine Heartworms
Information about heartworms for dog owners.

Cat Health Topics
American Association of Feline Practitioners

Center for Veterinary Medicine
The CVM regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. These include products from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives and drugs for pet (or companion) animals. This site has resources for pet owners such as updates on pet food and treats, recalls and alerts, news and information.

Companion Animal Parasite Council
Recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of parasite infections for both dogs and cats.

Cornell Feline Health Center
General Information for Cat Owners

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Instructional and Educational Videos

FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration): Online Pet Pharmacy Warning
Information about purchasing pet medicines from online pharmacies from the FDA

Parasite Prevalence Maps
Use this map to see what parasites are located in our area.

Growing up with Pets (Novartis)
How to help parents foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets.

Know Heartworms
Heartworm is not only a disease for dogs, cats can get heartworm! Learn more by visiting either of the website links above.

Microchip Information: Home Again
You can read about microchipping your pet, updating your pet’s registration (if your pet was microchipped with a Home Again chip), and found pet stories.

Pet Dental Disease
Oral Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Pet Health Network
Information from veterinarians about pet health, behavior, and care

Pet Microchip Lookup
You can use this website to find a pet’s owner based on the microchip number, independent of the microchipping company.

Ohio State University’s Indoor Pet Initiative
Needs, information, and problems concerning your indoor cats and dogs, designed for the enrichment of your indoor pet. is here to support your veterinarian and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.
Current articles and information about keeping your dogs and cats healthy.

Pet Loss

Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss Support Hotline
Information about the stages of grieving, euthanasia, and frequently asked questions about pet loss. List of books, videos, and website links.

In Memory of Pets
Memorial pages with poems, photos, comments, stories, and message boards. Resources for grief support, pet hospice, pet cemeteries, rescues, and shelters as well as books and more.