Links - Hubbell Animal Hospital - Des Moines, Iowa
We know that clients are always looking to learn more about keeping their pet healthy or certain medical conditions. While the internet can be a helpful tool to accomplish this task, it can also be the source of inaccurate and inappropriate advice if looking in the wrong place. Below you will find a listing of websites that will provide you will reliable, factually based, and current information that we recommend. If there is other information you desire and cannot locate it here, please let us know and we will be glad to help provide the information and/or resources you need.
- Choosing a new puppy
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.
- 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!
- 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.
- American Animal Hospital Association for Pet Owners (AAHA HealthyPet)
- American Association of Feline Practioners Feline Health Topics
- ASPCA Poison Control Website
- ASPCA Pet Loss Support
- Companion Animal Parasite Council
- American Heartworm Society
- Veterinary Partner Client Education
- American Veterinary Medical Association Public Resources
- Centers for Disease Control, Healthy Pets Healthy People