Resources

The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Veterinary Partner

The Veterinary Partner website provides pet owners with information about general pet health and care, nutrition, behavior, first aid and emergency preparedness, medications and various medical conditions. Whatever you’re looking for, if it’s information that will make your pet happier and healthier, you’ll find it here! Try browsing around in the Pet Connection with nationally syndicated pet expert and author Gina Spadafori. You can even submit your question to be answered by a veterinary professional.

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House Rabbit Society

House Rabbit Society (HRS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing abandoned rabbits and educating the public about rabbit care. They have over 120 licensed educators and fosterers and 30 local chapters across the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia. To date we have rescued and found adoptive homes for over 25,200 rabbits. The HRS website contains a wealth of information about rabbits and their care, including articles, links, pictures and much, much more.

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Reptile and Green Iguana Information

This site is to help herp keepers and others learn about the captive care requirements of many types of reptiles and amphibians, as well as learn about their biology, health, behavior, conservation, and other matters relating to herps and the world we all live in. Most of the information here is herpetological or herpetocultural in nature, including many of the articles and care documents, links to other sites, and some other resources that may be of interest to visitors.

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Tortoise Trust Web

For 25 years the Tortoise Trust has consistently developed new methods of husbandry, and has actively campaigned for the conservation and protection of tortoises and turtles around the world. Visit the Tortoise Trust website to access a wealth of information, including care sheets, articles, links, book recommendations and more.

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Western New York Herpetological Society

The Western New York Herpetological Society was founded in 1995 as a forum for others to promote their herpetological interests through the open exchange of ideas, information and experiences. The WNYHS website contains information on how to become a member, various events, care sheets, photos and other helpful resources for the care and husbandry of lizards, turtles and other amphibians.

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Exotic Pet Vet

The Exotic Pet Vet website provides useful, practical medical and husbandry information about non-human primates (monkeys and prosimians), small mammals (rabbits, marsupials, rodents, ferrets), birds, reptiles and amphibians, and fish, written by a board certified avian veterinarian with 25 years of experience with these exotic species. An excellent resource for more advanced exotic pet owners, containing a wealth of information and helpful links.

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Pet Diets

Veterinary Nutritional Consultations is an independent consulting group for professionals and individual pet owners seeking nutritional advice. VNC draws upon a vast number of products, supplements, and services available to the pet owner. They offer independent advice and expertise that brings together the science of nutrition with the art of clinical practice. The site contains an FAQ section, a nutritional library, a list of homemade diets for special needs and much more.       

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Balance-It Pet Nutrition

The Balance IT website provides an online tool to create fresh homemade pet food recipes for your pet. Choose from online formulation software, supplements and fortified carbohydrates created by Diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. You can also purchase a number of recommended ingredients and supplements for use in your homemade pet food.

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Pets and Parasites

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent council of veterinarians, veterinary parasitologists, and other animal health care professionals that was established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people. The Pets and Parasites website provides a wealth of information for dog and cat owners and educational resources to help keep pets safe from dangerous parasites.

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Dog and Cat First Aid Information

This website contains helpful information regarding first aid and emergency treatments for cats and dogs. Learn how to assemble a comprehensive first aid kit and read up on how you can prepare to handle just about any emergency your companion animal might face, from accidental poisoning to insect bites to bandaging lacerations.

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Pet Health Network

Pet Health Network is dedicated to the health and well-being of your dogs and cats. This website features a community of people who have dogs and cats as part of their families. The group provides comprehensive and trustworthy information to ensure your four-legged family members live long, happy and healthy lives. Visitors can access a wealth of information to help keep their pets healthy, and a community where people who love their pets go to share ideas, stories, pictures, and more.

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Degutopia

The Degutopia website is the place to learn all there is to know about degus, including their origin, behaviour, history, physiology and tips on how to care for them, all set on a sound scientific basis. The website provides the most accurate, up-to-date, fully referenced degu information on the net.

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