Canterbury Animal Hospital

88 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

(518)439-2700

canterburyvet.com

The following links to websites 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!

Puppy/Kitten Information:

  • 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.
  • New Kitten Guidelines Basic information about your new kitten.
  • 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.
  • Housebreaking your new puppy  The basics of how to painlessly housebreak your puppy.

Basic Health Care Topics:

  • Heartworm Society    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
  • 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.
  • Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC
    A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
  • 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.
  • Frontline TopSpot by Merial
    Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers


Animal Organizations We Support:

  • Guiding Eyes for the Blind
    Guiding Eyes for the Blind is dedicated to enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence, dignity and new horizons of opportunity.
  • Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society  A non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of animals since 1887.

Pet Loss Support:

  • Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
    We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
  • Rainbow Bridge
    Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members

Public and Animal Health:

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