1. Animal Behavior Consultant - Specializing in the management of behavior problems in pet dogs and cats.
  2. The Pet Connection - Getting to "Good"
    1. >Cat Behavior<
    2. Play With Your Cat - PDF to download
    3. Top Ten Tips for Calming Cats & Veterinarians
      >Dog Behavior<
    1. Applewoods Dog Training - Maryland's favorite day care, boarding and dog training facility.
    2. Canine Obedience Unlimited - Training Resources: Look at our training videos, articles and more.
    3. Pet-U-Cation Training and Rehabilitation Services - Behavior consulting for Baltimore's finest pooches.
    General Health
  1. PDF Handout: 20 questions for veterinary pet insurance companies - a handy list of questions clients can use to find the level of care that’s just right for them and their pet.
    1. >Healthy Cats<
    2. Bringing Your Cat to the Vet - A number of simple measures can make the whole process more tolerable for cats and owners alike! PDF to download
    3. CATalyst Council - It’s all about the cat!
    4. Cat Health Topics - general information on cat health from the American Assocition of Feline Practitioners.
    5. CatInfo - Common Sense. Healthy Cats - Feeding Your Cat: Know The Basics of Feline Nutrition
    6. Declawing Cats - Issues and Alternatives.
    7. Essential Catitude - an insight into the feline world. PDF to download
    8. Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) - The cat friendly home, information sheet.
    9. Feline Health Center - Cornell University, a wide variety of topics, including behavioural issues, nutrition, cancer, kidney disease, infectious diseases and senior cat care, as well as general information on grooming, medication and care for cats.
    10. Indoor Pet Initiative - Ohio State University, Getting off to a purrfect start with your new cat.
    11. - adoption services, and behavior/education resources.
    12. - cat care, relocation and travel tips.
    13. - information from the American Animal Hospital Association on declawing and other options for destructive clawing
    14. - learn the prevalence of FeLV (feline leukemia virus), FIV (feline immunosuppressive virus), and feline heartworm disease in your area.
    15. - video information on a variety of feline health topics
    16. - information about the treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats.
    17. - vaccination information provided by the Cornell Feline Health Center
    18. - information on animal health for pet owners (organized by species).
    19. - health and welfare topics prepared by the Winn Feline Foundation.
    1. Antibody Titers vs. Annual Vaccination - Many of the discussions on vaccination protocols today quickly turn to the concern over use of antibody titers as a means of assessing immune status, rather than subject the patient to an annual booster. Read more ...
    2. Feline Vaccination Protocols - in December of 2000, the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the Academy of Feline Medicine Advisory Panel on Feline Vaccines published the 2nd version of vaccination guidelines for cats.
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    Recommended Reading
  1. “Felinestein: Pampering the Genius in Your Cat” by Suzanne Delzio and Cindy Ribarich, DVM (Harper Periennial)
  2. “From the Cat’s Point of View” by Gwen Bohnenkamp (Perfect Paws Publishing)
  3. “What All Good Dogs Should Know, The Sensible Way to Train” by Jack Volhard & Melissa Bartlett
Diabetes in Pets - Although there are three types of diabetes that affect dogs, this article focuses on diabetes mellitus. - A complete pet health guide to treatment of diabetes mellitus in cats. - video chapters on feline diabetes that were prepared for cat owners. - takes a slightly different attitude towards the treatment of Feline Diabetes. The treatment of the disease is taken very seriously, but we also believe that you should take the time to have fun.
Dog Health Care - American Kennel Club - information on canine influenza virus from the AVMA - information from the Centers for Disease Control on canine influenza virus - American Heartworm Society recommendations.
First Aid Resources - First aid tips for pet owners. - The world's most trusted resource for animal care information. - over 15,000 Vet approved articles
General Pet Health Information - our aim is to improve the quality of life for animals health - educational brochures on animal health from the American Veterinary Medical Association - what every pet owner should know about roundworms and hookworms in pdf format - Doggone Safe is a non-profit organization dedicated to dog bite prevention and dog bite victim support. - an online healthy pet community for pet owners, accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) - Animals can bring much fun and joy to the household dynamic. But pregnant women need to be careful about the kinds of animals they keep in their home and particularly how to handle them during pregnancy. - our goal is to strengthen the bond between children and pets and empower children to take an active role in caring for the family pet. - Optimize your pet's weight with the right nutrition and transform the special bond you both share with help from this website. - The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease. - Vet Surgery Central Inc. is here to serve the general public and veterinarians with information that is for the welfare of God's creatures great and small.
Injured or Found Stray Animals, Birds and Wildlife - We're the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization.
Nutrition - Hill's pet nutrition information - Iam's pet health information
Orthotic Devices - “as worn by the canine unit of Seal Team 6”. Useful for mitigating/preventing UV damage to the eye, especially in dog breeds with genetic predisposition to corneal/lens injury. - Therapeutic and rehabilitative products. - The pet mobility experts.
Pet Care/Behavior - Dr. Sophia Yin's web site with videos and articles. Dr. Ian Dunbars web site. His book "After You Get Your Puppy" can be downloaded for free in its entirety. - Guide to dog breeds - Profiles on top purebred dog breeds. - videos of puppy training - Animal behavioral information from an animal behaviorist
Pet Dental Care - Oral disease is one of the most common, yet serious health problems in veterinary medicine—affecting approximately 80% of dogs and 70% of cats by age three. The Oral Assessment, Treatment and Prevention (ORAL ATP™) protocol helps veterinarians minimize this risk, improve client compliance and develop sound oral healthcare practices.
Pet Loss - the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement - A Guide for Euthanasia Decision-Making - Provides a state by state directory of pet loss support organizations (private) and general pet loss hotlines that are generally made available through a number of veterinary colleges throughout the country.
Pet Euthanasia Brochure in pdf format - For more information about the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and how you can make a memorial contribution, visit - A gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet. - Pet loss support page. Also,
Pet Loss - pdf format - Ten Tips on Coping with Pet Loss - the essay at the end can be helpful to people who are struggling to make a decision on euthanasia.
Pet Poisoning Resources
17-common-poisonous-plants.html - 17 Common Poisonous Plants. - animal poison control center - Pet Poison Helpline, advice on common poisons
what-to-do-if-your-pet-is-poisoned.html - What To Do If Your Pet is Poisoned?
Print/Web based media resources - the newsletter for caring cat owners, from Tufts University Veterinary School. - the newsletter for caring dog owners
Vaccination Guidelines, Canine
Lyme Disease
Canine Influenza (H3N8)
Wildlife Rehabilitators - Frisky's Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary, Inc. is a private wildlife sactuary & state licensed rehabilitator - a non-profit organization. - The National Wildlife Visitor Center is the largest science and environmental education center in the Department of the Interior. Designed to accommodate one million visitors per year, this unique facility seeks to impart to young and old alike an increased knowledge of and appreciation for the earth's vital resources. It highlights the work of professional scientists who strive to improve the condition of wildlife and their habitats. - Second Chance Wildlife Center rehabilitates orphaned, injured and ill songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, squirrels, groundhogs, chipmunks, bats, rabbits, turtles, and a host of other native species.

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Daly Pet Care, pet sitting, dog walking, in home boarding Luv My Pet, dog walking, pet sitting, play groups the Pet Care Solution, pet walker, sitter, taxi
Sal's Pals Pet Services


AAA Dog Training, Inc., SPECIALIST IN PROBLEM SOLVING Bark Busters, Any Breed, Any Age, Any Issue Dog Owners' Training Club of Maryland, Inc., Second Oldest Obedience Club in the USA
East Coast Academy of Dog Training Inc., housebreaking, jumping, mouthing, destructiveness, pulling, etc. Pawsitive Paul's Dog Training, group and private lessons