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- A Backyard Wildlife Habitat
Lists ways to create a habitat in your backyard to attract birds and other wildlife.
- Children And Pets
Growing Up With Pets is an educational program devoted to bringing parents a resource for information and advice on how to help them foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and their pets. The information on parasites and control/prevention is well done and provides links to the CDC and CAPC. This website is sponsored by Novartis.
- Delta Society's List Of Hotlines/Telephone Support
Pet loss hotlines, support.
- Estate Planning for Non-Human Family Members
Client information article discussing the legal aspects of planning for the care of a pet after its owner's death. Written by Gerry W. Beyer, Professor of Law, St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
- Iowa State University's Pet Loss Support
Pet Loss Support
- Management Of Human Allergies To Pets
Angell Memorial Hospital's client information on allergies and animals. Includes advice on physician selection and interaction, control of the household environment, management of pets themselves, and reduction of molds around the house. This information is intended for the allergic owner, but it can also help the atopic pet.
A human consumer health site provided by The National Library of Medicine. May be very useful for veterinarians when asked by family, friends, clients to consult on human health conditions.
- Plants Database
Detailed, standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. The database is maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
- Advantages of Spaying and Neutering
- American Dove Association
- Anatomy for the Pet Owner
Good client education material. Clear images and simple explanations on the anatomy of the cat or dog.
- Animal Behavior Interactive (for kids, mostly)
Explore the fun, useful, and informative activities and resources related to animals and animal behavior.
- Animal Poison Control Center
In a life and death situation when every minute counts for an animal, you can call the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center for 24-hour emergency information.
- Animal Science Image Gallery
This site is designed to provide agriculture and life science faculty throughout the world with images, animations, and video that they can use in their classroom teaching. Each of the files includes extensive information about the image, so you can be sure of exactly what the image is depicting.
- Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement
- Beginning With Saltwater Aquaria
- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
- Bringing Your New Puppy Home
For information and care on what to do when you first bring your puppy home
- Cage Territoriality
- California Turtle & Tortoise Club
Dedicated to the care, preservation, conservation and study of the world's chelonians. Includes audio clips of tortoise breeding calls and more.
- Captive Invertebrates
Petbugs.com contains a world of information on the care of pet bugs. There are chat rooms, classifieds, and a selection of care sheets on many different invertebrates
- Care Sheet for Snakes
- Chicken Breeds
- Chicken Housing Facts
- Chickens in the Garden
- Christmas at Rainbow Bridge
Christmas at Rainbow Bridge story along with other pet loss links
- Clipping Your Puppy's Nails
For information and tips on the care of, and how to clip your puppy's nails
- Coping With the Loss of a Pet
- Cornell University Pet Loss Support Hotline
- Deafness In Dogs and Cats
Site contains information about genetics, prevalence of deafness, breeds of cats and dogs with congenital deafness, BAER testing and testing sites, causes of sudden deafness, and training deaf dogs.
- Dog Barking!
For information on ways to handle your dog's barking (pdf)
- Dog Owner's Guide: Spay/Neuter Surgery
- Dog park and dog run information
- Dr. P's Dog Training Library
Dr. P's virtual library of info about dog training & behavior. May be a source for client handouts.
What are the Males, Females, Babies, and Groups of Animals Called?
- Farm Sanctuary
Articles about pet loss, online memorials, hotlines, counselors, discussion groups, pet memorial products, stories, and poetry
- Frogs and Toads
from the TadPFrog site
- Gastrointestinal Parasites of Cats
Fact sheet prepared by the Cornell Feline Health Center, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York.
- Getting Your New Puppy
For information on getting a new puppy
- Green Anole Caresheet
from the Tad P Frog site
- Housing Doves
- How to Build a Doghouse
An easy, step by step guide to building a doghouse, with photos.
- How to Love Your Dog
A Kid's Guide to Dog Care. Teach children about caring for the family dog. This site, written by a teacher, is designed for educational enjoyment of young children and features not only responsible pet ownership tips but also stories and jokes.
- Iguana Bibliography
A list of scientific papers and books concerned with the ecology, biology, behavior and care of the green iguana.
- Introducing Your New Dog To The Resident Dog
For information on how to introduce your new dog to the resident dog. (PDF)
- Kangal Dog Links
- Kids and Dogs
- Marin County, CA dog parks
- National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP)
Their research has introduced some interesting relinquishment statistics, shelter statistics, etc related to pet population.
- No Christmas Puppies, Please!
- Once Bitten, Twice Shy
- Parrot Care and Prevention Guides
- Pasture Management and Grazing
Information on pasture management, animal health, fencing, weed control and more.
- Pet Bereavement
- Pet Health Topics
Detailed, well presented information for pet owners on procedures (administering ear medications, clipping nails, etc.), common problems (coughing, diarrhea, etc.), diseases and miscellaneous health care topics. Put together by Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Pet Travel, Insurance, Information
- Pets With Diabetes
Organization providing educational information, Internet resources, personal experiences, and support for owners of diabetic pets.
- Pigeon Breeds
- Pigeons and Doves
- Poison Prevention Publications
Brochures available from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
This Web site has been established to provide public information about the Poison Prevention Week Council, events associated with National Poison Prevention Week, and steps that you can take to help prevent accidental poisonings.
- Puppy Chewing
For information and tips on how to handle and what to do about your puppy's chewing
Virtual interactive home for your departed fur baby
- Raising Chickens
- Reflections Pet Urns, Inc.
- Scott Sweet's 450-gallon Reef Tank
- Skunks as Pets
- Space Coast Therapy Dogs
- Spay Day USA Official Site
- Sue's Bridge Poems
Listing of poems dealing with pet loss
- Teaching Your Puppy Social Skills
For information on how to socialize your puppy and teach him social skills
- The Care of Iguanas
The Care of Iguanas from SPJC (St. Petersburg Junior College) Veterinary Technology.
- The Duchess Fund
Includes a medical database for potbellied pigs to assist veterinarians in their treatment of them, as well as other information on keeping miniature pigs as pets.
- The Ferret Owner's Manual
This booklet summarizes a few of the more important things that you need to know about your new companion.
- The First Six Months Of Puppy's Life
For information and tips on your puppy's first six months of life.
- The gift of the pre-owned dog
For information on your puppy's adolescent years
- The Home Flock Guide
- The Road Ahead - Losing a Beloved Companion
- Therapy Dog Inc.
It is a goal of Therapy Dogs Inc. to help dog owners use their dogs for therapy work in various places such as nursing homes, hospitals and schools, as well as work with the mentally and physically handicapped.
- Therapy Dogs International
- Tips to Keep Pets Safe from Halloween Tricks and Treats
Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) offers Tips to Keep Pets Safe from Halloween Tricks and Treats
- Total care for herps
Features pet pictures and hyperlinks to many health care sites, and many articles on different aspects of total care for herps. There are FAQs on turtles, frogs, general reptiles/amphibians, and rat health.
- Tracks in The Sand
Great list of pet loss links
- Traveling By Air With Your Pet
Preparation guides, requirements and hints for traveling with a pet provided by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
- Tropical Fish Care
- Tuft's University Pet Loss
- Tumors of the skin
Feline tumors of the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
from the Tad P Frog site
- Water Turtle Care Sheet
- Why Birds Bite
A Friendly Reminder: You are ultimately responsible for the care of your patients. Recommendations and discussions of cases should be considered as recommendations by colleagues for you to consider in your case management decisions. Dosages should be confirmed prior to dispensing medications.