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    My favorite pet health websites
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    AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
    Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM posted:
    In addition to www.amcny.org and www.webmd.com , here are some of my favorite websites for pet health information. Check tomorrow's Tales from a Pet Clinic Blog for information on using the internet wisely for pet healthcare research. Ann Hohenhaus

    Veterinary Organizations
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    www.avma.org

    American Animal Hospital Association
    www.aahanet.org

    Animal Poison Control Center
    http://www.aspca.org/Home/Pet-care/poison-control

    Pet Poison Helpline
    http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/

    Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
    http://www.aavmc.org/AAVMC-Members/Full-Member-Listing.aspx

    United States Government websites
    Food and Drug Administration Veterinary Page
    http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/default.htm

    Centers for Disease Control: Healthy People, Healthy Pets
    http://www.cdc.gov/Features/HealthyPets/

    United States Department of Agriculture: Animal Welfare — Pet Travel Page
    http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/pet_travel/pet_travel.shtml

    State Government Websites
    The URL for these sites is the 2-letter state abbreviation.gov. For example, New York is www.ny.gov .
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    srstephanie responded:
    Hi Dr Hohenhaus,

    Just another few websites that I suspect you would also recommend:

    American Association of Feline Practitioners
    http://www.catvets.com/
    Lots of great info including various Guidelines written by some of the top experts ... e.g. Vaccination Guidelines (currently in the process of being updated), Retrovirus Guidelines, Senior Care Guidelines, Life Stages Guidelines, Bartonella, etc.

    Veterinary Partner
    http://www.veterinarypartner.com/
    A great site for pet owners run by VIN (Veterinary Information Network ... which is for vets only) which gives good info on many pet health issues and medications.

    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
    http://www.acvim.org
    Besides being able to look for board certified specialists in a specific geographical area, the site has lots of good info including a section on "Consensus Statement" on various health issues.

    Partners in Animal Health
    http://partnersah.vet.cornell.edu/pet
    I think this is a part of the Cornell Univ Feline Health Center and has very helpful videos for pet owners.

    Stephanie in Montreal
     
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    AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
    Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM replied to srstephanie's response:
    Yep, I agree these are good ones.
     
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    RicRatCat responded:
    This is not a response but rather an invitation. I have a blog that I created here on WebMD regarding the pets of the family: http://exchanges.webmd.com/ricratcat-loves-all-pets/forum/index . I invite you to take a look.


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