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!
International Cat Care is a charity passionate about improving the care of all cats.
A service provided by the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). Information about first-aid, disease, treatment options, nutrition and behaviour.
The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s site contains a section for pet owners containing useful pet care information.
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.
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of cases of canine leptospirosis in North America. This site is designed to bring you up-to-date on this growing threat to Canadian dogs – and to the humans who care for them.
Ohio State’s very informative site dedicated to enriching the lives of indoor cats. You will find much useful information for your indoor cat.
This is a link to parasite prevention and treatment guidelines in dogs and cats in Canada.
Pet nutrition and information source.
This list is provided for your convenience to do some comparison shopping. It is not an endorsement of any of the companies.
The Canadian Kennel Club’s site offers information on dog breeds and choosing a breed right for you.
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) regulates the practice of veterinary medicine in Ontario to protect the public interest.