Longs Peak Animal Hospital

9727 Ute Highway
Longmont, CO 80504

(303)776-6666

longspeakah.com

In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that 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!


 

Timing for Spay and Neuter - There has been a lot of discussion concerning the age at which pets should be spayed or neutered. This article from CSU is a great resource for people trying to determine what is best for them and for their pet.









Pets and the Dangers of Marijuana
 - Dr. Narda Robinson, the director of the CSU Center for Comparative and Integrative Pain Medicine, discusses the dangers of marijuana intoxication in small animals.  

Tips for puppy planning  - This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about making room in your life for a puppy.

Breeds of Dogs - Here you will find a quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.

Heartworm Society - Everything that you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!

Behavior problems - Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline house-soiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!

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.

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.

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

Rainbow Bridge - Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members

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.

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.

American Association of Feline Practitioners - The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health.

Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) - The American Veterinary Medical Association describes the importance and value of a VCPR.