PetSpot Links

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. If we like them, we will add them to our list!


Animal Planet Pet Guide

The folks at Animal Planet provide a bevy of useful information an interesting ideas on their Pet Planet site.

American Veterinary Medical Association

This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine

Frontline TopSpot by Merial

Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers.

Advantage Flea Control

This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.

Veterinary Information Network

VIN is the world’s first and largest online veterinary community

Veterinary Schools in the US

This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.

Rainbow Bridge

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members

Novartis Animal Health

This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Heartworm Society

Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

Heartworm Society

Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

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, hotline number and many other resources.

Breeds of Dogs

A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed’s characteristics.

Choosing a New Puppy

This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.