Aptos-Creekside Pet Hospital would like to provide the following links to websites that offer some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We welcome your suggestions for 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!
- Veterinary Partner
This is a very informative site, a great resource for any questions about animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, behavior and safety issues.
- Worms & Germs Blog
Information Sheets for Pet Owners. If used, the authors only request that the website is acknowledged as the source.
- Heartworm Society
Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- 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.
- Veterinary Schools in the US
This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
- 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.
- Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.
- West Nile Virus
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.
What Are Dermatophytes? How common is Ringworm? How is Ringworm spread? How do I know if my pet has Ringworm?
Provides financial grants to animal owners who are unable to partially or fully cover the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care.