Amesbury Animal Hospital

277 Elm Street
Amesbury, MA 01913

(978)388-3636

amesburyah.com

In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, 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! 

Canine and Feline Links:

Choosing a new puppy  This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy 
Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Merial Animal HealthThis site is sponsored by Merial, the makers of Frontline, Heartguard and many other animal products. It has a lot of useful information for owners.

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

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.

RemindMyPet.com
This site will email you reminders to give your pets their medication or to pick up a refill before you run out.

Traveling with your pet. This article is a nice overview of the proper safety precautioned one should take while traveling with your pets.

Equine Links:

Merial Animal Health
This site is sponsored by Merial, the makers of Ulcerguard and Gastroguard. It has a lot of useful information for horse owners.

American Assocation of Equine Practitioners
The AAEP is like the American Medical Association for equine practitioners. It has a lot of useful information regarding horse health.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) This site is maintainted by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of EEE in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc. 

West Nile Virus
This site is maintainted by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission, symptoms, etc.

theHorse Magazine
A magazine with equine news and veterinarian-approved articles about the care and health of our equines

General Information:

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.

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

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 

 Veterinary Information NetworkVIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community

 eVetSite Systems
makes it easy for veterinarians or their staff to create a professinal and educational veterinary hospital website. eVetSite Systems makes web site design easy and affordable!