While there is no doubt the internet is a valuable resource, one must be vigilant to ensure information obtained is of good quality. Authors of veterinary health related topics found on the internet are not required to adhere to any standards for medical content or accuracy and it can be difficult to separate the good from the bad. To help you with this we have put together the following short list of web sites that we feel comfortable recommending. Happy surfing!

Health and Behaviour Information

www.icatcare.org
International Cat Care is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats.

www.veterinarypartner.com
A service provided by the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). Information about first-aid, disease, treatment options, nutrition and behaviour.

www.ovma.org
The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s site contains a section for pet owners containing useful pet care information.

www.petpoisonhelpline.com
The Pet Poison HELPLINE™ is a 24-hour service available to pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet. Note: there is a fee for this service.

www.indoorpet.osu.edu
Ohio State’s very informative site dedicated to enriching the lives of indoor cats. You will find much useful information for your indoor cat.

www.ontario.ca/lyme
Going outdoors? Get tick smart. Know the bug, know the bite, know what to do.

www.avma.org/public/PetCare
The American Veterinary Medical Association has information on parasite prevention and treatment guidelines for dogs and cats.

Nutrition

www.hillspet.com
Pet nutrition and information source.

Insurance

www.petinsurance.ca

www.petinsurancereview.com

www.petsplusus.com

www.trupanion.com

This list is provided for your convenience to do some comparison shopping. It is not an endorsement of any of the companies.

Microchips

www.24petwatch.com

Search for adoptable pets in your area

www.petfinder.com

Other

www.ckc.ca
The Canadian Kennel Club’s site offers information on dog breeds and choosing a breed right for you.

www.cvo.org
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) regulates the practice of veterinary medicine in Ontario to protect the public interest.

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