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Talk with Your Vet
Always ask your veterinarian about your pet's health.
The purpose of this guide is to provide pet owners with high quality pet-health information. It is not a substitute for working with your veterinarian.
Finding a Veterinarian or Specialist
General Resources for Pet Owners
AAHA Pet Owner
From the American Animal Hospital Association. Includes information on dog and cat care, dog behavior, and traveling with pets.
Banfield Pet Health Care Resources
Wide variety of topics from Banfield, a large veterinary hospital organization
Cat Health Information
From Cornell University's Feline Health Center
Information for horse owners
FDA: Animal & Veterinary
From the Food & Drug Administration. Includes information on pet food recalls.
MedlinePlus: Pet Health
From the National Library of Medicine. Quality health information for pets and their people.
Merck Veterinary Manual
Most recent edition not freely available online. Merck Manual for Pet Health available for purchase.
Pet Health Topics
From Washington State University. Includes information on procedures, common health problems, and anatomy.
VCA Know Your Pet
Resources from VCA Hospitals
From VIN. Covers dogs, cats, horses, reptiles, and small mammals.
Pet health information from the American College of Internal Medicine
Information on pet insurance from Pendergrass Library, University of Tennessee
And don't forget the pearly whites!
Poison Control & Toxic Plants