Animal Health Resources
by Ron Kurtus (revised 10 June 2020)
The following are websites and books on Animal Health:
- Vet information
- General pet health
- Cat health
- Dog health
- Rabbit health
- Fish health
- Animal ages
Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.
If you have suggestions or comments on these resources, send an email with your feedback. I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.
Note: There are a number of books and Websites that specialize in providing information about animal health. 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.
Vet Technicians Library - Resources for veterinary professionals and people with an interest in animal welfare
The State of Pet Healthcare - Guide to Pet Health, How Much Americans Spend, Common Pet Illnesses, Treatment Tips, and Financial Aid Options from Pet Life Today
How I Got into Veterinary School - List of interviews
Vet Clinics Finder - Find by Zip code - ThePets.net
Natural Pet Health Information - Especially related to natural eye care for pets.
Pet Coach - Information on health of dogs, cats and other small pets.
Pet Place - Articles on care of many types of pets.
Most Common Pet Ailments - Infographic from Pet Life Today
Find Healthy Food for Dogs or Cats - ThePets.net
Is Pet Insurance Worth It? - YourDogAdvisor.com
Glaucoma in Dogs & Cats - NaturalEyeCare.com
Flea Prevention Guide - PetBucket.com
How Fleas Work - HowStuffWorks.com
Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Cats and Dogs - Vet Street
Keep Your Pet and Home from Flea Infestation - YourDogAdvisor.com
Fleas on cats
Treating Cat Fleas Effectively - Good information on cat fleas
Fleas and ticks on dogs
Flea Control and Flea Bite Allergies in Dogs - PetMD.com
Tapeworm Infection in Dogs - VCA Animal Hospitals
How to Remove a Tick from a Dog - MiniTeddyBearPuppies.com
Cat Health Symptoms A to Z - WebMD
Common Cat Health Conditions - Web MD
Raise a Cat on a Budget - Resource guide
Why Is My Cat Not Eating? - From TheIdleCat.com
Cat Health and Behavior - CatHealth.com
How to Stop Your Cat From Peeing in the House - medical reasons - PetHelpful.com
Making Cat Food - Homemade and Raw Cat Food Diets
Best Cat Food by Breed - From We're All About Cats
How to Read Dog Food Labels and What to Avoid - PuppyWire.com
Dog Care - ASPCA
Exercise Ideas That Will Transform Your Dog - From WileyPup.com
Dog Heat Stroke Survival Guide - From PuppyWire.com
Your Dog Advisor - articles on dog health issues
Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) - From ShihTzuExpert.com
Guide on Parvo in Dogs - From ShihTzuExpert.com
Is Dog Pet Insurance Worth It? - YourDogAdvisor.com
The Truth About Dog Food - Rover.com
Dog Water Safety - WebMD - Healthy Pets
Dog Toys: How to Pick the Best & Safest - Humane Society
Best Kong Products for Small Dogs - YourPetAdvisor.com
Dangers of Your Dog in the Car - Car safety for dogs
Best Nylabone Products for Puppies - YourPetAdvisor.com
Flemish Giant Rabbit - Taking care of rabbit
VivoFish - Expert reviews and insights to keep your fish happy and healthy
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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