We have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to pet adoptions, 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 our list!
- Association of Pet Dog Trainers Promotes professional obedience and skilled trainers to the veterinary profession. Increases public awareness of dog friendly training techniques
- Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counselling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
- 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 housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
- Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
- The 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.
- Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
- Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- Humane Society of North Texas Check out this site for animals avaliable for adoption.
- Legacy Boxer Rescue This rescue group is devoted to rescuing and finding homes for Boxers throughout North Texas.
- National Animal Poison Control Center This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
- Operation Kindness This shelter is located in Carrollton, Texas and is the oldest and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas.
- Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
- Stars of Texas Shih Tzu This rescue group is devoted to rescuing and finding homes for Shih Tzus throughout North Texas
- 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
- Veterinary Schools in the US This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
- 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.