Resources

Veterinary & Pet Associations

American Animal Hospital Association
AAHA Standards of Accreditation serve as benchmarks of excellence in veterinary medicine

American Veterinary Medical Association
Learn more about a variety of topics including the latest subjects in veterinary medicine

American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for feline veterinarians.

Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers’ Association website has pictures, information on cat breeds, cat care, and much more.

 

Animal Poison Control and Toxicity

Animal Poison Control Center

ASPCA Pictoral Guide to Toxic Plants

Chocolate Toxicity Chart

 

Pet Travel

USDA Pet Travel Guide
United States Dept of Agriculture guidelines for pet travel outside of the United States

Pet Travel Tips
Information and safety tips for traveling with your pet

 

Behavior

Animal Behavior Consultations with Dr. Wayne Hunthausen
Dr. Hunthausen is a renowned animal behavior specialist who resides and practices in the Kansas City area. We refer difficult pet behavior problems to Dr. Hunthausen. His website has many articles and resources on behavior problems.

 

Parasites

Companion Animal Parasite Council
An informative website about common parasite problems in pets

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

Feline Heartworm Disease “Know Heartworms”
Information on heartworm disease in cats

 

Wellness

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.

Pet to Human Weight Translator
Ever wonder how much your pet weighs in “human” pounds? This website translates pet weight into equivalent body weight if they were human. Very interesting!

 

Pet Insurance

Trupanion Pet Insurance
Veterinary Pet Insurance helps you afford the best medical care available for your pet.