The Pet Health Library contains information on some of the most common medical problems of our pets. These links are designed to assist pet owners in better understanding their pets' health problems.
This information DOES NOT replace professional veterinary care. It is solely for educational purposes. Your pet's medical condition should be evaluated by a veterinarian before any medical decisions are implemented. If there is a potentially life-threatening emergency involving your pet, take your pet to a veterinarian or veterinary facility IMMEDIATELY.
Animal Poison Control hotline phone number and instructions. Also has some good material if your pet is poisoned and how to poison-proof your house. Be aware that consulting the Animal Poison Control hotline does require a fee.
Texas Vet Pets
Need some good information, quick? This site is run by the TVMA (Texas Veterinary Medical Association) and has a variety of topics for different species.
The American Heartworm Society
The American Heartworm Society establishes guidelines for heartworm testing and treatment. Heartworms are very prevalent in Houston. We follow these guidelines as part of our commitment to high quality medicine.
Companion Animal Parasite Counsil
This is a great source of information about internal and external parasites for our companion animals....
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!
American Association Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is the association that set standards for Feline Practitioners. You can find information here on current health recommendations for cats and industry standards.
The Catalyst Council
The Catalyst Council is a great resource for all things feline related. An organization that advocates changing society’s opinion of cats.
A support community to use when grieving the loss of a dear companion.
Spring Branch Animal and Bird Sanctuary
Spring Branch Animal and Bird Sanctuary is a local non-profit rescue that helps out dogs, cats and birds.
Adventures in Birds
Adventures in Birds is a bird store where birds and bird accessories can be purchased.
Houston Area Ferret Association
Ferret Lovers Unite! Here is a place that you can share your love for these furry little friends.
Small Animal Disaster Kit
This a cute, short video that goes over how to assemble a small animal disaster kit for your pet.
AAHA for Pet Owners
This will tell you about AAHA Accreditation and why it is important.