Animal Health Resources
by Ron Kurtus (revised 27 September 2015)
The following are websites and books on animal health:
Note: There are a number of books and Web sites that specialize in providing information about animal health information. The reason to use an animal health-oriented Web site should be to get some preliminary information on a health issue before you go to the veterinary. You should always check several sites for the same information to get a broader view of the opinions offered.
Pet Advisor - Learn how to keep your pet healthy and to prevent disease.
Vet-Centric - Encyclopedia and glossary of veterinary terms.
Natural Pet Health Information - Espcially related to natrual eye care for pets.
Alternative Vet Medicine - Advice on alternative medicine for pets.
Pet Education - Education on health of dogs, cats and other small pets.
Pet Place - Articles on care of many types of pets.
AVMA: Care for Pets - American Veterinary Medical Association on caring for your pet.
The Pet Channel - Information on pets and health care.
Glaucoma in Dogs & Cats - NaturalEyeCare.com
Raise a Cat on a Budget - Resource guide
All About Cats (PDF) - Extensive information
Treating Cat Fleas Effectively - Good information on cat fleas
Flea Control and Flea Bite Allergies in Dogs - PetMD.com
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine - Discussion on fleas
Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Cats and Dogs - Vet Street
Flea Anemia - Mar Vista Vet
Tapeworm Infection in Dogs - VCA Animal Hospitals
How Fleas Work - HowStuffWorks.com
How to Remove a Tick from a Dog - MiniTeddyBearPuppies.com
Pet Hiking Safety Tips - ASPCA
Keep Your Dog Safe In the Summer - Cesar's Way
Dog Water Safety - WebMD - Healthy Pets
Dog Tip: Household Hazards, Poisons, and Safety - Paw-Rescue.org
The Truth About Dog Food - Rover.com
Dog Toys: How to Pick the Best & Safest - Humane Society
Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats: Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements by Shawn Messonnier DVM, Prima Lifestyles (2001) $24.95
Veterinarians Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs: Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nations Top Holistic Veterinarians by Martin Zucker, Three Rivers Press (2000) $14.95
The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care by C.J. Puotinen and Beverly Cappel-King, McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books (2000) $24.95
Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats by Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn, Rodale Press (1995) $17.95
You can use these resources to find out information on animal health issues before you see a vet.
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