Information on Specific Diseases 

 

 Asthma - Feline

 

Information on drugs and inhalers to treat feline asthma

http://plaza.ufl.edu/johnsonn/catasthmameds2.htm

 

 

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 Behavior Problems, Training

 

Canine Behavior

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=SRC&S=1&SourceID=47
www.tufts.edu/vet/behavior/canine.shtml

Feline Behavior

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=SRC&S=1&SourceID=18
www.tufts.edu/vet/behavior/feline.shtml

Feline behavior problems 

www.aafponline.org/resources/guidelines/Feline_Behavior_Guidelines.pdf

Inappropriate elimination problems in cats

www.tufts.edu/vet/behavior/feline.shtml#urine

Dog Owner's Guide

www.canismajor.com/dog/idx1.html#B

Dr. P's Dog Training Library

www.uwsp.edu/psych/dog/library.htm

Bark Buster Home Dog Training

www.barkbusters.com

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 Breeding, Reproduction

 

Whelping (giving birth to puppies)

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=678

Breeding your dog?

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2084

Dog breed classification 

www.couponcactus.com/resources/dog-breed-classification-for-pet-owners.html    

Dog breed information 

www.dogbreedinfo.com  

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

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 Cancer

 

Lymphoma in cats

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=1446&S=0&EVetID=0

Lymphoma in dogs

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=575

Cancer in pets

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2253

Veterinary Cancer Society

http://www.vetcancersociety.org/

OncoLink - Univ. of Pennsylvania

www.oncolink.com/types/section.cfm?c=22&s=69

Canine Cancer Site

www.caninecancer.com

Mast Cell Tumor 

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/mct.htm 

Bone Cancer

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/bonecancer.htm 

 Other Types of Cancer

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/client_library_cancer.htm 

Colorado State Animal Cancer Center

www.csuanimalcancercenter.org

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 Cruciate Ligament Damage

 

Cruciate Ligament Damage

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1975&EVetID=3001942

Cruciate Ligament Damage

http://dogkneeinjury.com

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 Dental

 

 

 

 

 

Feline dental disease - great photos

www.dentalvet.com/fel.htm

FORLS or resorptive lesions in cats

www.dentalvet.com/patients/cats/could_my_cat_have_a_forl.htm
www.mypetsdentist.com/site/view/113044_ToothResorption.pml

Canine dental disease

www.dentalvet.com/perio.htm

Pets Need Dental Care, Too

www.petdental.com

How to brush your pet's teeth

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=171&EVetID=3001942

Dental Home Care

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=640&EVetID=3001942

Great photos and information on dog and cat dental disease

www.mypetsdentist.com

Discolored teeth

www.mypetsdentist.com/site/view/113063_DiscoloredTeeth.pml

Tooth extraction

www.mypetsdentist.com/site/view/113210_DentalExtraction.pml

Abscessed teeth causes facial swelling

www.mypetsdentist.com/site/view/113008_FacialSwelling.pml

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 Dermatology

 

Allergies in dogs

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2604

Allergies in cats

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2607

Dalmatian Bronzing Syndrome

www.thedca.org/derm.html

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 Diabetes

 

Univ. of Washington

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/diabetes.aspx

Pets with diabetes

www.caninediabetes.org/pdorg

Information for owners with a diabetic pet

www.vetsulin.com

Feline diabetic video    

www.felinevideos.vet.cornell.edu/index.shtml

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 Disk Disease (Intervertebral Disk Disease, Back Problems)

Disk Disease

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/ivd.aspx

Disk Disease

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2373&EVetID=3001942

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 Eye (Ophthalmic) Disease

 

Eye Care in the Cat and Dog

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions.html

     -articles on eye problems in dogs and cats

 

Cataracts 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/general/199-cataracts.html 

Corneal Dystrophy

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/canine/235-corneal-dystrophy.html 

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

Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy/Degeneration 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/canine/246-corneal-endothelial-dystrophy-degeneration.html 

     -Breeds affected: Dachshunds, Chihuahuas and Boston Terriers 

 

Corneal Ulcers

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/general/236-corneal-ulcers.html 

Glaucoma 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/general/263-glaucoma-.html 

Horner's Syndrome 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/canine/269-horners-syndrome.html 

KCS or Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (Dry Eye) 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/canine/270-keratoconjunctivitis-sicca.html 

Pannus or chronic superficial keratitis 

www.eyecareforanimals.com/resources/animal-eye-conditions/canine/271-pannus-chronic-superficial-keratitis.html 

First Aid For Dogs

 http://www.huntingdogusa.com/first_aid_for_dogs.php   


 Heart Disease

 

Mitral valve disease in dogs

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/mi.aspx

Cardiomyopathy in dogs

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/dcm.aspx

Cardiomyopathy in cats

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/hcm.aspx

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 Heartworm Disease

 

American Heartworm Society

www.heartwormsociety.org  

     -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

HealthGene

OptiGen

PennGen (University of Pennsylvania)

American Kennel Club

VetGen

University of Cambridge --- lists hereditary diseases by breed

www.vet.cam.ac.uk/idid

Canine Inherited Disorders Database - very comprehensive information

www.upei.ca/cidd/intro.htm

VetGen

www.vetgen.com

   -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) 

www.caninehealthinfo.org 

   -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

www.dr-addie.com/Conditions.htm

http://www.fabcats.org/breeders/inherited_disorders/

Testing labradors for hereditary myopathy

www.labradorcnm.com

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 Hip Dysplasia

 

Contains Extensive information on hip dysplasia

www.thedca.org/hipdisp.html

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 Intestinal Disease

 

Gastric Dilatation Volvulus = GDV = Bloat

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=672

Understanding Bloat - GDV

www.kifka.com/Elektrik/Bloat.htm

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in cats

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=598
www.winnfelinehealth.org/Pages/Feline_IBD_Web.pdf

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1953

Salmon Poisoning

www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/57305.htm
www.vetmed.wsu.edu/clientED/salmon.aspx

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 Kidney and Urinary Tract Disease

 

Chronic kidney disease in cats

www.felinecrf.com

     -Great site with links to many other diseases

 

Kidney disease in the dog

www.danemist.com/renaldisease.html

Urinary stones in dogs with emphasis on Dalmatians

www.thedca.org/stones.html

Urinary stones in cats

www.sniksnak.com/cathealth/uroliths.html

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease - FLUTD

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=611
www.winnfelinehealth.org/Pages/Nonobstruct_FLUTD_Web.pdf

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 Liver Disease

 

Extensive information on liver disease in dogs

www.thedca.org/liver-working.html

Liver disease in cats

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1960

Hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver syndrome) in cats

www.cvm.uiuc.edu/petcolumns/showarticle.cfm?id=191

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 Neurology

 

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome - CDS

www.cdsindogs.com

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 Nutrition

 

NetVet - multiple links listed

http://netvet.wustl.edu/vspecial.htm#nutr

PetDiets.com

www.petdiets.com

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

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 Orthopedics (Bone and Joint Disease)

 

 

 

Fractured Coronoid Process (FCP)

www.vsasurgery.com/surgery/orthopedic/fcp.asp.htm       

Medial Patellar Luxation (dislocated knee cap)

www.vsasurgery.com/surgery/orthopedic/med-patellar-luxation.asp.htm

Ununited Anconeal Process (UAP)

www.vsasurgery.com/surgery/orthopedic/uap.asp.htm

Panosteitis, enostosis 

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/panosteitis.htm 

Other diseases of the bone and joints 

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/client_library_orthopedic_articles.htm 

Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)

www.vsasurgery.com/surgery/orthopedic/ocd.asp.htm

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Parasites

 

Parasites in cats and dogs + risk to humans

www.petsandparasites.org

Companion Animal Parasite Council - CAPC

http://capcvet.org 

Parasites in pets and children

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1942

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Respiratory Disease

 

Brachycephalic syndrome

www.acvs.org/AnimalOwners/HealthConditions/SmallAnimalTopics/BrachycephalicSyndrome 

Tracheal Collapse (collapsing airway) 

www.vetsurgerycentral.com/tracheal_collapse.htm 

Laryngeal paralysis 

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=2331&EVetID=3001942 

Reverse sneeze syndrome

www.vin.com/WebLink.plx?URL=http://courses.ncsu.edu/vmc951/common/media/hawkins

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 Seizures, Epilepsy

 

Canine Epilepsy Network

www.canine-epilepsy.net

Seizures in cats

www.sniksnak.com/cathealth/seizures.html  

Seizures in dogs

www.thedca.org/seizures.html

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 Thyroid Disease

 

Hypothyroidism in the dog

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/hypothyroidism.aspx

Hyperthyroidism in the cat

www.vetmed.wsu.edu/ClientED/hyperthyroidism.aspx

Complete information on thyroid disease

www.thedca.org/thyroid.html

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 Viral Infections

 

Feline Leukemia Virus - FeLV

www.winnfelinehealth.org/Pages/FeLV_Web.pdf

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - FIV

www.winnfelinehealth.org/Pages/FIV_web.pdf

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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

www.cdc.gov/healthypets

University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine

http://svmweb.vetmed.wisc.edu/pbs/zoonoses/

Information site with links to others

http://vetmedicine.about.com/od/zoonotic/Zoonotic_Diseases_Human.htm

Parasites in pets and children

www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1942

Lyme Disease Network

http://www.lymenet.org/