Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
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Links to Veterinary Information
Listed below are links to Web sites that provide information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care.
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Information on a variety of animal health related topics such as news on Mad Cow Disease, Foot and Mouth Disease, & animal import/export.
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease.
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.
Denver Dumb Friends League
Pet behavior information and advice.
Answers questions about animal health, medications, therapies, surgery safety and behavior.
Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC
A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
ASPCA Poison Control Center
Information as well at a 24/7 hotline for poison emergencies.
Play with the Pooch!
Happy Dog Day Care
Make your dog happy today.
A country club for dogs.
B&B for D.O.G.
D.O.G. = Dogs on the GO!
Lodge, Doggie Daycare, and Spaw.
Dog Specific Sites
A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
American Kennel Club
Information on over 150 breeds of dogs.
Cat Specific Links
The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers' Association Web site has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
All about feline companions.
I Love Cats
Free stuff for cat lovers.
The Winn Feline Foundation
Dedicated to the health of cats.
American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health.
Grieving for your pets
Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
Inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
A terrific tribute to our lost family members.
The Argus Institute for Famlies and Veterinary Medicine
Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital site on general pet loss related issues for families and veterinarians.
Pet Euthanasia - How do I know it's time?