Information on Specific Diseases 


 Asthma - Feline


Information on drugs and inhalers to treat feline asthma



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 Behavior Problems, Training


Canine Behavior

Feline Behavior

Feline behavior problems

Inappropriate elimination problems in cats

Dog Owner's Guide

Dr. P's Dog Training Library

Bark Buster Home Dog Training

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 Breeding, Reproduction


Whelping (giving birth to puppies)

Breeding your dog?

Dog breed classification    

Dog breed information  

     -An excellent resource for learning about your own dog or to research before you choose a breed  

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Lymphoma in cats

Lymphoma in dogs

Cancer in pets

Veterinary Cancer Society

OncoLink - Univ. of Pennsylvania

Canine Cancer Site

Mast Cell Tumor 

Bone Cancer 

 Other Types of Cancer 

Colorado State Animal Cancer Center

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 Cruciate Ligament Damage


Cruciate Ligament Damage

Cruciate Ligament Damage

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Feline dental disease - great photos

FORLS or resorptive lesions in cats

Canine dental disease

Pets Need Dental Care, Too

How to brush your pet's teeth

Dental Home Care

Great photos and information on dog and cat dental disease

Discolored teeth

Tooth extraction

Abscessed teeth causes facial swelling

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Allergies in dogs

Allergies in cats

Dalmatian Bronzing Syndrome

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Univ. of Washington

Pets with diabetes

Information for owners with a diabetic pet

Feline diabetic video

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 Disk Disease (Intervertebral Disk Disease, Back Problems)

Disk Disease

Disk Disease

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 Eye (Ophthalmic) Disease


Eye Care in the Cat and Dog

     -articles on eye problems in dogs and cats



Corneal Dystrophy 

     -Breeds affected:  Shetland Sheepdog, Siberian Husky, Beagle, American Cocker Spaniel, Miniature Schnauzer, and Airedale

Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy/Degeneration 

     -Breeds affected: Dachshunds, Chihuahuas and Boston Terriers 


Corneal Ulcers 


Horner's Syndrome 

KCS or Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) 

Pannus or chronic superficial keratitis 

First Aid For Dogs   

 Heart Disease


Mitral valve disease in dogs

Cardiomyopathy in dogs

Cardiomyopathy in cats

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 Heartworm Disease


American Heartworm Society  

     -Everything you need to know about heartworms in dogs and cats.

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Hereditary Disease and Genetics


DNA Testing for Dogs and Cats

Animal Health Trust



PennGen (University of Pennsylvania)

American Kennel Club


University of Cambridge --- lists hereditary diseases by breed

Canine Inherited Disorders Database - very comprehensive information


   -Genetics tests for a variety of diseases in dogs and cats including Von Willebrand's Disease in dogs and polycystic kidney disease (PKD) which affects the Persian, Himalayan and Exotics breeds of cat.

Canine Health Information Center (CHIC) 

   -Provides a resource for breeders and owners of purebred dogs to research and maintain information on the health issues
   -Its purpose is aimed at reducing the incidence of inherited disease in dogs 

Feline genetic diseases

Testing labradors for hereditary myopathy

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 Hip Dysplasia


Contains Extensive information on hip dysplasia

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 Intestinal Disease


Gastric Dilatation Volvulus = GDV = Bloat

Understanding Bloat - GDV

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in cats

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Salmon Poisoning

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 Kidney and Urinary Tract Disease


Chronic kidney disease in cats

     -Great site with links to many other diseases


Kidney disease in the dog

Urinary stones in dogs with emphasis on Dalmatians

Urinary stones in cats

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease - FLUTD

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 Liver Disease


Extensive information on liver disease in dogs

Liver disease in cats

Hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver syndrome) in cats

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Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome - CDS

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NetVet - multiple links listed

     -Site for pet nutrition advice and homemade diets from veterinary nutritionists.

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 Orthopedics (Bone and Joint Disease)




Fractured Coronoid Process (FCP)       

Medial Patellar Luxation (dislocated knee cap)

Ununited Anconeal Process (UAP)

Panosteitis, enostosis 

Other diseases of the bone and joints 

Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

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Parasites in cats and dogs + risk to humans

Companion Animal Parasite Council - CAPC 

Parasites in pets and children

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Respiratory Disease


Brachycephalic syndrome 

Tracheal Collapse (collapsing airway) 

Laryngeal paralysis 

Reverse sneeze syndrome

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 Seizures, Epilepsy


Canine Epilepsy Network

Seizures in cats  

Seizures in dogs

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 Thyroid Disease


Hypothyroidism in the dog

Hyperthyroidism in the cat

Complete information on thyroid disease

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 Viral Infections


Feline Leukemia Virus - FeLV

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - FIV

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 Zoonotic Diseases


     -Zoonotic diseases are diseases caused by infectious agents that can be transmitted between (or are shared by) animals and humans

CDC Website - a great site, can search by animal or disease

University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine

Information site with links to others

Parasites in pets and children

Lyme Disease Network