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 for consideration to be added to our list.
Health Care Resources
- American Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here.
- KNOW Heartworms Another excellent site to go to for information on heartworms.
- Indoor Pet Initiative An excellent site designed to help you enrich the life of your indoor-only cat or dog, and help you to meet their mental, as well as physical, needs.
- 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.
- Poisonous Plants This is a guide to poisonous plants on the Texas Poison Control Network website. LOTS of great info on this site.
- 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.
Pet Loss and Bereavement Resources
- Rainbow Bridge Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
- Delta Society A non-profit organization whose goal is to help lead the world in advancing
human health and well-being through positive interactions with
animals. They help people throughout the world become healthier and
happier by incorporating therapy, service and companion animals into
Adoption and Lost Pet Resources
- Second Chance Pets
This is an animal rescue group that Forest Lake Animal Clinic works
closely with to take care of needy homeless strays. They finance
extraordinary measures to insure these animals are in the best health
possible prior to adoption.
- PetLink Information and registration site for pets implanted with the ResQ chip.
- AKC Companion Animal Recovery Information and registration site for registering ANY manufacturer's chip in the AKC's microchip database.
Behavior and Training Resources
- Texas Veterinary Behavior Services The website of Dr. Lore Haug. a board-certified veterinary behaviorist that limits her practice to pets with behavioral issues.
- SouthPaw Training The website of Barbara Day, a dog trainer that both Dr. Roof and Dr. Dokos have gone to for their personal animals.
- Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.