Resources

We have provided the following links and resources (below) that provide some great information on various topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care.

Pet Resources

We will frequently update this page 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

This is an excellent starter guide of things you should consider when thinking about getting a puppy. Learn more here.

Heartworm Society

Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found on this site! Learn more here.

Behavior Problems

Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline house-soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out! Learn more here.

Animal Poison Control Center

This is the website of the Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center. Learn more here.

Poisonous Plants

There are a number of common plants that may be toxic to dogs and cats and should be avoided. These include:

Arum Lily
Autumn Crocus
Australian Flame Tree
Avocado
Azalea Baneberry
Bird Of Paradise
Bishop’s Weed
Black Laurel
Black Locust
Bleeding Heart
Bloodroot
Bluebonnet
Blue-Green Algae
Boxwood
Bracken Fern
Buckthorn
Bulb Flowers
Burdock
Cacao
Camel Bush
Caladium
Calla Lily
Cardinal Flower
Chalice
Cherry Tree
Chinaberry Tree
Clematis
Cocklebur
Coffee
Coral Plant
Coriander
Dieffenbachia
Easter Lily
Elderberry
Elephant Ear (Taro)
English Ivy
Eucalyptus
Euonymus
False Hellebore
Flame Tree
Felt Plant
Firethorn
Four O’Clock
Foxglove
Glottidium
Golden Chain
Ground Cherry
Heaths
Heliotrope
Hemlock
Henbane
Holly
Honeysuckle
Horse Chestnut
Horsetail
Hydrangea
Jasmine
Jimsonweed
Lantana
Larkspur
Lily Of The Valley
Lupine
Marijuana
Mandrake
Mexican Poppy
Milkweed
Mistletoe
Mock Orange
Monkshood
Moonseed
Morning Glory
Mountain Laurel
Mushrooms
Nightshades
Oak
Oleander
Periwinkle
Philodendron
Pigweed
Poinciana
Poinsettia
Poison Ivy
Poison Oak
Pokeweed
Potato Shoots
Privet
Pyracantha
Rain Tree
Ranunculus (Buttercup)
Rape
Red Maple
Snowdrop
Spurges
Sweet Pea
Tansy
Tobacco
Vetch
Wisteria
Yellow Jasmine
Yews

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health-related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things. Learn more here.

Rainbow Bridge

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members. Learn more here.

West Nile Virus

This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc. Learn more here.