2125 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
A HEALTHY PET IS A HAPPY PET!
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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. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!
- Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
- Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
- Heartworm Society Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
- 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.
- The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.
- Veterinary Schools in the US This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.
- 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.
- Advantage Flea Control
This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.
- Novartis Animal Health
This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
- 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 Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine
- American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health
- Veterinary Information Network
VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community
The Animal Hospital of Ivy Square belongs to a 40,000+ network of veterinarians across the world; with this network, we can consult with our colleagues about cases and share knowledge. This helps improve the quality of veterinary care at our hospital and at animal hospitals throughout the world. Some of our network colleagues are listed below:
West Vancouver veterinarian Cathy Wilkie, Animal Medical Hospital
Toronto, Ontario veterinarian Allen Gignac, Yorkville Animal Hospital
Fort Oglethorpe, GA veterinarian Walter Britt Schaffeld, Animal Medical Center
Morgantown, WV veterinarian Steve Zucker, Animal Medical Center
Colchester, CT veterinarian Janet Ford, Paw Prints Animal Hospital
Farmers Branch, TX veterinarian David Landers, Valley View Pet Health Center
Plymouth, MA veterinarian Norm Stillman, Court Street Animal Hospital
China Grove, NC veterinarian Scott R. Vaughan, China Grove Animal Hospital
Issaquah, WA veterinarian Lisa Bennett, Beaver Lake Animal Hospital
Adelaide, Australia veterinarian Mark Reeve, Tea Tree Gully Veterinary Hospital
Clinton Township, MI veterinarian Hardev Saini, Great Lakes Animal Hospital
Baltimore, MD veterinarian Sue Reiter, Rosedale Animal Hospital
Nanuet, NY veterinarian Michael Goldmann, Nanuet Animal Hospital
Cincinnati, OH veterinarian Richard Seaman, Madeira Veterinary Hospital
Garden City Park, NY veterinarian Keith Niesenbaum, Crawford Dog and Cat Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey veterinarian Akif Demerel, Istanbul Veterinary Polyclinic
Saanichton, BC Canada veterinarian Nick Shaw, Shaw Pet and Equine Hospitals
Brooklyn, NY veterinarian Jo Ann Greenberg, Atlantic Animal Care
Chilliwack, BC Canada veterinarian Josephine Banyard, Little Mountain Veterinary Clinic
Sioux Falls, SD veterinarian Angie Anderson, Heather Ridge Pet Hospital
Stuart, FL veterinarian Gary Zinderman, Animal Health and Healing Center
Jacksonville, FL veterinarian Barbara Kempf, Parkway Animal Hospital
Nashua New Hampshire veterinarian Richard McAroy, Lowell Road Veterinary Center
Greenlawn , New York veterinarian Jeff Garretson, Greenlawn Animal Hospital
Port Angeles, Washington Veterinarian Sharon Jensen, Blue Mountain Animal Clinic
Winston Salem, NC, veterinarian Ann Marie Livengood, Pfafftown Animal Hospital
Mapleton, UT Veterinarian Grant Madsen Family Pet Hospital
Fremont, California veterinarian Raj Salwan, American Animal Care Center
Charlotte, NC veterinarian Rick Beldegreen, Stoney Creek Animal Hospital
Kitty Hawk, NC veterinarian Stephen Samson, Coastal Animal Hospital
Sunnyside, NY veterinarian Stuart Goldenberg Sunnyside Pet HealthCare Center
Pensacola, FL veterinarian Shelly Ashley, Cordova Animal Medical Center
Garrettsville, Ohio veterinarian Marcia Hall, Garrettsville Animal Hospital
Brattleboro, VT veterinarian, VT NH Veterinarian Clinic
Weston, Florida, Veterinarians Sam Strauss, Clinton Campbell, Weston Road Animal Hospital
Parker, CO veterinarian Shawn Seibel, Advanced Pet Care of Parker Palm Desert, CA veterinarian Lillian M Roberts, DVM Country Club Animal Clinic
Weston, FL veterinarian Jan Bellows, All Pets Dental
Temple Terrace, Fl veterinarian Brenda J. Ernest, DVM, DABVP Animal Diagnostic & Wellness Center
Jacksonville, IL veterinarian Colleen S Koch, Lincoln Land Animal Clinic, Ltd
Knoxville, TN veterinarian Sam Meisler DVM, My Pet's Animal Hospital