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Reference Library

Cats

American Association of Feline Practioners (AAFP). A non-profit organization that promotes the interest, improves the public stature and increases the knowledge of Veterinarians in the field of feline medicine and surgery.

 

Cat Fancier's Association: The world's largest registy of pedigreed cats. Includes information on cat shows, cat breeds and cat care, as well as a showcase of top winning cats.

 

Cat Watch Newsletter: Newsletter for cat people from Cornell University's leading College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

Cornell Feline Health Center: A veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well being of cats everywhere.

 

Happy Healthy Cat Campaign: Morris Animal Foundations's (MAF) Happy Healthy Cat Campaign is an unprecedented global effort to eliminate suffering and premature death in cats.

 

The CATalyst Council: Reaching out to all parties-the pet healtcare community, shelter and welfare organizations, government, commercial groups and the public-to assure that cats receive the proper care and attention they deserve.

 

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AKC Canine Good Citizen: Started in 1989, CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.

 

American Kennel Club: Breed registry for purebred dogs in the United States. Working to advance the study, breeding, exhibiting, running and maintainence of pure bred dogs.

 

Dog Breed Information

 

 

Dog Watch Newsletter: Newsletter fromCornell University's leading College of Veterinary Medicine.

 

General Pet Sites 

AAHA Helping Pets Fund: As the benevolent arm of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the AAHA Foundation seeks to improve the lives of pets. The AAHA Helping Pets Fund works with AAHA accredited veterinary practices to identify pets in need. Accredited practices may then apply for assistance from the fund for emergency and non-elective treatment of abandoned pets and pets whose owners are facing financial hardship.

 

Association for Pet Loss & Bereavement: Professionally trained volunteeers in pet bereavement counceling, the APLB's services are free and available to anybody grieving for a lost pet.

 

Companion Animal Parasite Council: A non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease.

 

Delta Society-service and therapy animals: We are a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps people live healthier and happier lives by incorporating therapy, service and companion animals into their lives.

 

Good News for Pets: GoodNewsforPets.com is an online source for pet news from the Veterinary and pet care communities.

 

Growing Up with Pets: This is an educations program devoted to bringing parents a resource for information and advice on how to foster strong, healthy relationships between their children and pets.

 

Healthy People, Healthy Animals, Healthy Planet: The Animal Health Institute and its member companies have developed a campaign to educate the public on the disease prevention continuum--by giving animals medicine, we can keep humans healthy too.

 

Pet Loss Grief Support Website: Devoted to helping you manage the grieving process that follows the loss of an animal companion.

 

Pet Loss Help: Devoted to helping you manage the grieving process that follows the loss of an animal companion.

 

Pet Wellness Campaign: How often should pets be examined and vaccinated? Provides information, videos and press releases regarding the topic of pet wellness and disease prevention.

 

Petfinder--Pet Adoption: Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of more than 13,000 animal shelters and adoption agencies across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

 

Pets Need Dental Care Too: This ongoing campaign to provide dogs and cats with proper dental care is made possible through the active efforts of many acclaimed Veterinary dentistry organizations.

 

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP): A group of veterinarians and veterinary healthcare experts dedicated to reducing the pet obesity epidemic.

 

Vet Info: Health care information for dog and cat owners.

 

WebVet: WebVet.com has a large collection of articles written by veterinarians, behaviorists and other specialists.

 

World Wide Pet Names Project: Almost 7500 pet names on record and counting!

 

Miscellaneous

Care Credit: CareCredit is a simple way to consolidate and manage certain out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, because it is a credit care with a revolving line of credit that can be used for any family member-including 4 legged family members!

 

HomeAgain Microchip: A pet microchip creates a forever bond between you and the pet you love. And together with the HomeAgain pet recovery system you'll give your pet the best chance of coming back home to you.

 

Veterinary Schools in the U.S.: Provides links to all the Veterinary schools in the United States.

 

Veterinary Technician Degree at P.C.C.: Portland Community College has an excellent program for getting your Veterinary Technician degree.

 

National & Local Organizations

Healthy Pet: An invaluable online resouce for all pet owners, from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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