Sweeten Creek Animal and Bird Hospital
3131 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803

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Sweeten Creek Animal and Bird Hospital

3131 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803



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!

Sites of the Month

Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute at Lees-McRae College

College of Natural resources, University of Idaho

Western North Carolina Nature Center


Association of Avian Veterinarians
Phoenix Landing Parrot Rescue

General Animal Information

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

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
Coming soon

Bayer Animal Health
This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.

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.

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.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Choosing a new puppy   This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
Possible Canine Health Problems by Breed A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs,
including Health Problems seen in various breeds
Heartworm Society    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Canine 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 housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!


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
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.

Small Mammals

Rabbit Care

House Rabbit Society

American Ferret Association

  Sugar Glider Links
General Health
Sugar Glider general info
Wildlife Queensland 2011
Tasmanian Wildlife 

Reptile and Amphibian

Chicago Herp Society

Pet Loss

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.


Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Australian Mammal Society