Veterinary Resources

Highway 29 Veterinary Hospital is aware of the vast amount of information available on the internet and the ever-changing nature of our field!  However, it is important to remember that not all information you find on the internet is correct and trustworthy.  Our team has taken the time to evaluate the following sites.  We trust the information contained in the websites listed below.

American Animal Hospital Association

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

American Kennel Club

American Veterinary Medical Association

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Agility Information

Center for Veterinary Medicine- U.S. Food and Drug Administration

American College of Veterinary Surgeons

In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some wonderful information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and we would love to hear your ideas on any websites that you would like to see us add to this page and share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites.

  • Choosing a new puppy  A starter guide of things to consider when you are considering getting a puppy
  • Breeds of Dogs  A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed’s characteristics
  • Heartworm Society    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found 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 housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
  • 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 counseling resources, a hotline number, and many other resources.
  • National Animal Poison Control Center  Website for the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
  • Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction — Vet Med Library, UIUC An informative guide to plants that are toxic to animals.  Allows you can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
  • The Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) The Cat Fanciers’ Association website has many pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
  • Veterinary Schools in the US Website containing information on veterinary schools in the United States.
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of food animal health related topics, including the latest news on such topics such as Mad Cow Disease, Foot and Mouth Disease, etc.
  • Flea Control A site sponsored by Bayer Animal Health.  It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.
  • Novartis Animal Health A site sponsored by Novartis (the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor, and Program) with useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
  • Frontline by Merial Sponsored by the makers of Frontline Plus for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as Frontline questions and answers
  • Rainbow Bridge If you have ever lost a pet you should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members
  • West Nile Virus  A site maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, with the latest information on the prevalence of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.
  • American Veterinary Medical Association  A site that is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of veterinary topics
  • American Association of Feline Practitioners The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat veterinarians and has a lot of  information pertinent to feline health.