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We are pleased to provide you with 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!
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
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 house-soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
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.
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.
This site is maintained 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.
Visit the American Kennel Club’s website to learn about each of the recognized breeds of dogs.
Sawgrass Kennels is a dog and cat boarding facility located three miles north of Decatur, Illinois. The location offers clean air and a country atmosphere.
A service provided by the Veterinary Information Network – the same information resource our clinic trusts. You will find a library of articles written by experts with you, the pet owner, in mind.
The American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Dental Society and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc., have teamed up to educate pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their pets during National Pet Dental Health Month. As part of the National Pet Dental Health Month campaign, this website, provides information about proper oral health care.
A website dedicated to helping people find the veterinary technician degree that is right for them!
Pet insurance is actually health insurance for your pet! There are tables that explain the different coverages but if you prefer you can get an online quote. They also offer online enrollment if you want to get started right away.
A pet nutrition and information source. Access information about special diets, the Hill’s mission statement.
To learn more about the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) to which we, Northgate Pet Clinic, belong.