Center for Veterinary Care

236 East 75th Street
New York, NY 10021

(212)734-7480

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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.

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.

ASPCA Poison Control is an excellent resource in an emergency.  They have veterinarians and toxicologists available 24 hours per day and an excellent interactive website with many of the most common household toxins. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435 for immediate assistance.

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

 

Local Links of Interest:

Traveling with your pet internationally? This website is maintained by the United States Department of Agriculture and has links and articles about how to safely take your pet abroad.

 

National Links of Interest:

  • The Morris Animal Foundation continuously pushes scientific frontiers for pet health. 
  • The NY Therapy Animals advances the human-animal bond with Pet Therapy. 
  • PetFinder has helped more than one client find that special "forever friend"
  • The Indoor Cat Initiative has great information about keeping your cats happy and healthy indoors.
  • The Cornell University Feline Health Center has many helpful links and videos about cats.
  • For a fun training ideas and tips, try Clicker Training with your dog - a bonding experience for you both!
  • A touching tribute to a beloved pet by Eugene O'Neill.

 

 

 

Other 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 counselling resources, hotline number and many other resources. .
  • 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. .
  • 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.
  • 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