Our Favorite Links
A Listing of Our Favorite Spots and Products on the Web
Following are some of our favorite places on the world wide web. You'll find links to other veterinary related sites as well as places that carry some of the coolest doggie and kitty products. Enjoy!
Animal Hospital of Heath - Our satellite facility located in Heath, Texas.
American Veterinary Medical Association - National Professional Organization for Veterinarians
Pet Behavior Problems.com - designed by veterinary behavior consultants to personally help you with your animal's behavior problems.
PetDIETS.com - A premier site for pet nutrition advice and homemade diets from veterinary nutritionists.
Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Center - If your cat has been diagnosed with chronic renal failure, we would like to extend our sincere sympathy and express the hope that you will find some helpful information and support from our pages.
American Kennel Club - Descriptions and photos of all AKC breeds
Advantage Flea Adulticide - Topical applicant to kill fleas by Bayer
The Bird Cage Page - For pet bird owners. Features easily accesible audio recordings of parrot talk. Live video footage and links to related web sites.
CompanionAir - The first airline created specifically for pets and their owners.
Cornell Feline Health Center - One of the top veterinary schools in the country. Addresses cat concerns and health problems such as diabetes, feeding your cat or kitten, urinary obstruction, and vaccines and sarcomas.
Turtle Trax - A fun and fact filled site. Cartoons, turtle sounds, and other information and resources.
Melissa Kaplan's Herp Care Information Collection - Whether you keep herps, are thinking about getting some, or are doing research for a school project, I think you will find many useful and interesting things here.
The Veterinary Cancer Society - The Veterinary Cancer Society was formed in 1974 by an interested group of veterinary oncologists. It is a non-profit educational organization that is incorporated in the State of Illinois. Our current membership numbers around 600 and includes specialists in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology, internists, pathologists, pharmacologists, and general practitioners from all over the United States and the world.
The University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program - PennHIP incorporates a new method for evaluating the integrity of the canine hip. It is accurate in puppies as young as 16 weeks of age. It has great potential to lower the frequency of CHD when used as a selection criterion.
Canine Epilepsy Network - a resource for all those concerned with canine epilepsy: owners and breeders of affected dogs, veterinarians, neurologists, and researchers.
Bramer Animal Hospital - Providing veterinary services to the Evanston, IL - Skokie, Wilmette, Winnetka, Glenview, Rogers Park, West Rogers Park, West Ridge, Edgewater, Lincoln Square, North Park, and Uptown communities.
Catio Showcase - If you are unfamiliar with the term “catio,” it is an enclosed patio designed especially for cats. Cats who roam freely outside generally have shorter lives than cats who remain indoors. A catio provides a fully protected outdoor environment for otherwise indoor cats. This website aims to share the many fabulous catios that people have created for their beloved cats.
Canine Heartworm Animation - Educational video animation demonstrating the life cycle of the heartworm in the dog and severity of heartworm disease.
Feline Heartworm Animation - Educational video animation demonstrating the life cycle of the heartworm in the cat and severity of heartworm disease.
Rowlett Lost and Found Pets - You can view lost and found pets that have been reported to the site, or if you have lost or found a pet and would like to leave a report to be posted on the Animal Services page, fill out a Lost/Found Pet Form and submit it tot he site.
Ten Most Common Poisonous Plants - from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Pet Friendly Travel - Find pet friendly hotels and lodging so you can travel with your pet. PetFriendlyTravel.com gives you easy access to pet friendly accommodations, including pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, resorts and lodges in the US and Canada.
End Gate Ranch - is a 200 acre ranch located in south Dallas county. It has been involved for 30 years with herding dog development and a cattle improvement breeding program. The purpose of the herding dog program is to promote, preserve and develop the herding skills inherent in all herding dog breeds, registered or unregistered, and to demonstrate that they can perform the useful function of livestock management for which they were originally bred.
University of Georgia Kitty Cams - What ARE our cats doing outside? WELCOME! Kitty Cams research examined the nature of outdoor activities of owned cats by monitoring pets outfitted with "Kitty Cam" video cameras. Kitty Cams allow recording of a cat-eye view without disrupting behavior. We used Kitty Cams to investigate the activities of urban free-roaming cats in Athens, Georgia from Nov. 2010 -Oct. 2011, with goals for wildlife conservation and for improving the health and well-being of pet cats.
The Truckers Report on Traveling by Car or Truck with Pets - Handy guide to help you travel safely and comfortably with your favorite pet.
FREE Pet Friendly Apartments Search - When you're looking for rentals, it helps to know where to start. You're in luck. Rent.com has the rentals you're looking for and all the tools you need to find them. Search for your next apartment, condo, or house on Rent.com and get moving.
Golden Retriever Lifetime Study - We’re looking for a few good pups—3,000 to be exact—to be part of the most groundbreaking study ever undertaken to improve the lives of dogs. Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study tracks volunteer dogs’ health for life in order to gain insights into preventing and treating cancer and other canine diseases.
Online Pet Loss Resources
Following are a sampling of University-and-organization-sponsored web sites dedicated to pet loss assistance.
End of Life Issues
Rainbows Bridge - Rainbows Bridge is a virtual interactive memorial home for your departed fur baby. In loving tribute to all of God's special little creatures who filled our lives with joy, happiness and love...
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement - The only Internet clearing house dealing with the loss of a pet. It is a nonprofit international alliance of bereavers and counselors, dedicated to helping others.