In addition to the Pet Health
Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that
provide some great information on a variety of topics related to
veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page
frequently, 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
A quick reference guide to many
breeds of dogs, provided by the American Kennel Club.
Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers' Association
website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat
care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
Exotic Pet Links
Blanchard's Companion Parrot
This is a fantastic site covering many troubling bird topics including
screaming, feather picking, and specific species information.
Rat Fan Club
Founded in 1992, the Rat Fan Club focuses on rats as companion animals.
An international nonprofit organization that rescues rabbits from
animal shelters and educates the public on rabbit care and behavior.
The American Ferret
An organization devoted to the health and welfare of ferrets.
General Health and Care
- American Animal Hospital Association
The AAHA is the only organization that accredits animal hospitals
throughout the U.S. and Canada. AAHA-accredited hospitals voluntarily
choose to be evaluated on over 800 standards in the following areas:
quality of care; diagnostic & pharmacy; management; medical
records and facility.
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 housesoiling, barking dogs,
aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
Dental Health - Virginia
We work closely with this dentistry specialist for clients
with teeth or mouth problems that require special attention.
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found
Animal Poison Control Center
This is the website of the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center.
It includes informative articles, links to other sites, and a phone
number for the poison control center.
Toxic to Animals
A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can
search under common name or scientific name of the plant and by species.
Purchasing pet drugs
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal
health related topics, including the latest news on important topics in
food animal medicine which may affect your or your pet indirectly.
Pet Loss Support
Pet Loss Support Group in
Charlottesville: Contact Marguerite David at 434-760-1330. Please call for
meeting locations and times.
This site is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
Veterinary Food, Medicines,
Hill's Pet Nutrition
"Caring Through Innovation Since 1939"
American Association of Feline Practitioners
"Wellness Through Nutrition"
Here's to your pet's health"
Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of
topics, particularly the latest subjects in veterinary
Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for feline
veterinarians, and has lots of good information regarding feline health.
Veterinary Schools in
This is a link that provides information
on all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United
Pet food recalls and alerts
Pet Adoption Resources