Helpful Websites

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General Information

http://www.veterinarypartner.com – articles and questions for pet owners, by vets

http://www.peteducation.com/ – handouts and articles for petowners, by vets

http://fabcats.org/ – general cat-related info for vets, breeders, and pet owners

http://www.embracepetinsurance.com/health/breeds/dog-breeds.aspx – common health/behavioural conditions in nearly all dog breeds – a perfect resource for something thinking of getting a dog!

http://healthypet.com/ – AAHA website with info on keeping your pet healthy and happy

http://indoorpet.osu.edu/ – environmental and behavioural enrichment of indoor cats

http://atguelph.uoguelph.ca/2012/04/hotline-offers-support-for-grieving-pet-owners/ – Article about, and hours of operation of, the Pet Loss Support Hotline at OVC

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/animals/terrestrial-animals/exports/eng/1300388920375/1300388985791#laav – export information for taking your pet to another country

 

Medical Information

http://www.embracepetinsurance.com/health/library/articles.aspx – common medical conditions explained in layman’s terms

http://www.webvet.com/main/category/tags/medical – FAQs about medical and behavioural conditions, toxins, injuries, etc.

http://www.askavetquestion.com/toxicfoods.php – a list of common human foods and whether they are toxic to dogs

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/poison-control/plants/ – a list of poison plants

http://www.healthycatsforlife.com/sickness1.html – subtle signs of illness in cats

http://www.petobesityprevention.com/pet-weight-translator/ – translates a pet’s body weight into that of a comparable human’s weight to help owners make healthy lifestyle changes

Specific Medical Conditions

Addison’s Disease (Hypoadrenocorticism)

http://www.addisondogs.com/ – General info for dogs with Addison’s

http://www.addisonsindogs.com/ – blog about Addison’s disease

Cancer

http://csuanimalcancercenter.org/ – information on neoplasia, treatment options, FAQs, types of cancers, end of life decisions, etc.

Dentistry

http://www.avdc.org – dental information for vets and pet owners

Diabetes Mellitus

http://www.felinediabetes.com/ – huge and well organized site on feline diabetes

http://sugarcats.com/ – relaxed/informal but informative website on living with a cat with diabetes

http://binkyspage.tripod.com/canfood.html – list of commercial foods with low carbohydrates, suitable for feeding diabetic cats

Kidney (Renal) Disease

http://www.felinecrf.com – a great site with lots of info for owners including step-by-step illustrated guide to SQ fluids

http://kit4cat.com/ – need to collect urine samples from a cat? Hydrophobic sand keeps fluid on top the litter

Other

http://ic.upei.ca/cidd/ – database of inherited genetic disorders in dog breeds

How-to and Videos

http://partnersah.vet.cornell.edu – general information for pet owners including videos on stopping scratching behaviour, and how to brush teeth

http://www.fabcats.org/behaviour/training/index.php – training your cat to accept new cats, etc. (videos)

http://catalystcouncil.org/resources/video/ – videos on cat training, visiting the vet, etc.

http://www.catsofaustralia.com/fleasgetridof.htm – Step by step instructions on what to do if you find fleas