All Creatures Pet Hospital

902 West Kearney Street
Springfield, MO 65803

(417)865-5367

allcreaturesph.com

RESOURCE LINKS

For online education, refer to our resource links 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.

http://www.canismajor.com/dog/jkpup1.html

Breeds of Dogs

A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.

http://www.dogpack.com/breeds/A.htm

Heartworm Society

Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

http://www.heartwormsociety.org/

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 house soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!

 http://www.greatpets.com/

National Animal Poison Control Center

This is the website of the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.

https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control

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.

http://www.cfainc.org/Client/home.aspx

Veterinary Schools in the U.S.A.

This is a great link to all of the websites of veterinary schools in the United States.

http://www.aavmc.org/

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.

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth

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.

http://www.ah.novartis.com/

Rainbow Bridge

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.

http://www.rainbowsbridge.com/hello.htm

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.

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/index.htm

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.

https://www.avma.org/

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.

http://www.catvets.com/

Veterinary Information Network

VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community.

http://www.vin.com/

Paws Express Agility

An agility training group in Springfield, MO.

http://pawsexpressagility.com/

Pet Therapy of the Ozarks

A locally based pet therapy organization.

http://pettherapyozarks.org/

House Rabbit Society

Information on care, feeding, adoption and other pet rabbit resources.

http://www.rabbit.org/ 

American Kennel Club

Information about dog breeds and activities.

http://www.akc.org/

Hill's Pet Nutrition

Information about the foods we feed and recommend.

http://www.hillspet.com/index.html

Zoetis Animal Health

Information from the makers of Revolution.

http://www.pfizer.com/products/animal_health/animal_health.jsp#

MOKAN Border Collie Rescue

Find an active companion or partner for canine sports.

http://www.mokanbcrescue.org

Helping Udders

Find unique dog related items and toys at a site that donates part of every sale to a rescue of your choice.

http://www.helpingudders.com

Oxbow Hay Company

Quality hay and feed for rabbits and other small pets.

http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/ 

The Busy Bunny

Toys, Treats, and Supplies for your Bunny

http://www.busybunny.com/