Links and Resources
Canine Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)
Prepared for the Dachshund Club of America by a veterinary neurologist, this is an excellent resource for all dog owners. It is especially useful to owner's of dogs that have IVDD or for anyone who knows or is considering adding a dachshund to their family.
Companion Animal Parasite Council
A group committed to education of veterinarians, physicians, and pet owners regarding parasite infection of pets and zoonotic transmission to people.
Cornell Feline Health Center
A program of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine dedicated to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere.
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.
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including international travel/export, the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Disease, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.
North Country Wild Care
A network of wildlife rehabilitators in Upstate New York provide an informative website and a very helpful hotline.
How to Dispose of Unused Medicines
A growing number of community-based drug "take-back" programs offer the best option. Otherwise, almost all medicines can be thrown in the household trash, but only after consumers take the precautionary steps as outlined.
Animal Food Recalls and Alerts
This page shows recalls and alerts announced by the U.S. FDA and/or manufacturers in the last 90 days.