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.
Bakersfield SPCA Pet adoptions.
Kern County Animal Control Shelter Pet adoptions and lost and found pets.
The Cat People Their mission is to reduce the cat overpopulation through spay/neuter programs and to compassionately manage feral cat colonies.
Alpha Canine Sanctuary This is a no kill sanctuary for homeless dogs.
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 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.
Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
American Veterinary Medical Association Topics and advice about buying and caring for your pets.
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!
Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Pet Place Have a question? Need to know? Then Pet Place is the place to go!
Pocket Pet Medicine Helpful information on housing, feeding, common illnesses, and caring for mice, rats, hampsters, etc.
Care Credit is a way to pay for your pet's medical care through credit.