National Organizations/Pet Medical Sites
American Veterinary Medical Association-Care for Pets:
This is a good general information site for all pet owners.
Includes poison control information
A general information website from the American Animal Hospital
An excellent veterinary medical website with an extensive library
Behavior and Training
Choosing a Trainer- Choosing the right trainer is a very important decision that can affect your relationship with your pet for life. This is a great guide from the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior to get you started off right.
Finding Help for a Behavior Problem - Behavioral problems are among the most common reasons for a pet to lose its home. Read this guide from the American Veterinary society of Animal Behavior.
Humane Society of the United States:
Veterinary Cancer Society:
Pets With Diabetes:
A great site for pet dental information:
General Pet-Related Sites
An excellent site for families with pets and children:
American Boarding Kennels Association:
Promotes animals helping people to improve health, independence and quality
For those looking for a lost pet, or for a pet to adopt: www.petfinder.com
The American Dog Trainers Network: A resource for dog training.
How to Love Your Dog: A children's guide to dog care.
Dog breed information from the American Kennel Club:
Cat Fancier's Association: information on cat breeds, cat care and cat
Cornell Feline Health Center: An excellent site for feline medical
An excellent library of articles concerning exotic pets (rabbits, rodents, ferrets, birds, and more) is available through HealthyPet.com: www.healthypet.com
Iguanas, snakes and reptiles:
The American Ferret Association: www.ferret.org
Pet Loss Information
A pet loss support group through the Hennepin County Humane Society:
Pet Loss Hotline:
Information provided by Cornell University.
Pet Microchip ID - HomeAgain
Without proper identification, 90% never return home: