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University of Missouri University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Library Vet Med Library

Pet Health  

Resources for pet owners. Become an informed partner with your veterinarian to keep your pet healthy!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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Talk with Your Vet

Always ask your veterinarian about your pet's health.

The purpose of this guide is to provide pet owners with high quality pet-health information. It is not a substitute for working with your veterinarian.

General Resources for Pet Owners

  • AAHA Healthy Pet
    From the American Animal Hospital Association. Includes information on dog and cat care, dog behavior, and traveling with pets.
  • AVMA:
    From the American Veterinary Medical Association. Includes information on general pet care and emergency and first aid resources. The AVMA Media Library includes podcasts and videos.
  • Cat Health Information
    From Cornell University's Feline Health Center
  • Cybersteed
    Information for horse owners
  • FDA: Animal & Veterinary
    From the Food & Drug Administration. Includes information on pet food recalls.
  • MedlinePlus: Pet Health
    From the National Library of Medicine. Quality health information for pets and their people.
  • Merck Veterinary Manual
    Most recent edition not freely available online. Merck Manual for Pet Health available for purchase.
  • Pet Health Topics
    From Washington State University. Includes information on procedures, common health problems, and anatomy.
  • VeterinaryPartner
    From VIN. Covers dogs, cats, horses, reptiles, and small mammals.

Health Benefits of Pets


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