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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!

General Information

  • 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.
  • Ringworm 
    What Are Dermatophytes? How common is Ringworm? How is Ringworm spread? How do I know if my pet has Ringworm?
  • Birchbark  
    Provides financial grants to animal owners who are unable to partially or fully cover the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care.