Links
Medical Information Sites
American Heartworm Society Learn about heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Answers to frequently asked questions.
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, Inc. Find information about orthopedic diseases such as hip dysplasia and other genetic conditions.
Pets Need Dental Care Too! Contains helpful information for the pet owner about keeping pets mouths and teeth healthy.
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Animal specific poison control center has excellent general information and will provide (for a fee) toxin specific information. Great toxic plant section.
VeterinaryPartner.com An excellent source of behavior information as well as information regarding diseases, drugs, reptiles, and small mammals.
Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC) Provides information about products that effectively control plaque and calculus in cats and dogs.
Cornell Feline Health Center Committed to education of veterinarians and cat owners.
Pet Fit Weight loss information for pets and their owners.
 
Medical Associations
American Animal Hospital Association Professional organization for veterinarians. This site has a pet owner component call Healthy Pet. Dr. Howarth is a member of AAHA.
American Veterinary Medical Association Professional organization for veterinarians. This site has a Care for Animals section for pet owners which includes a Kids Corner. Dr. Howarth is a member of AVMA.
Maine Veterinary Medical Association Professional organization for Maine veterinarians. This site contains a Pet News section with pertinent pet information. Dr. Howarth is a member of MVMA.
American Association of Feline Practitioners Professional organization for veterinarians with a special interest in cats. Dr. Howarth is a member of AAPF.
 
Pet Insurance
VPI Pet Insurance Information about pet medical insurance coverage with the most popular pet insurance provider.
Embrace Pet insurance from Embrace covers accidents, illnesses, and wellness care.
 
Referrals
Portland Veterinary Specialists Sister hospital of Bath Brunswick Veterinary Associates where we have access to board certified veterinary specialists.
Maine Veterinary Medical Center
 
Non-Profit Organizations
American Humane Education Society Site for the MSPCA and the Angell Animal Medical Center with an interesting pet owner section.
ASPCA American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
 
Rescue Associations
Knox County Animal Shelter The Knox County Animal Shelter website which is a great place to adopt a pet.
Lincoln County Animal Shelter Adopt a pet at The Lincoln County Animal Shelter.
 
Breeder Associations
American Kennel Club The AKC provides coverage on all accepted dog breeds, as well as information on registration, pedigrees, and dog shows.
 
Boarding Kennels
Paw Print Pet Lodge Mid-Coast’s most hands-on pet care located just off of Route 17 in Hope.
Haggett Hill Kennel Kennel and pet groomer in Edgecomb.
 
General Interest
Animal Planet Fun information on animals. Contains a dog and cat breed selection feature.
Good News for Pets Exactly what it says.
Fun With Your Dog Activities for your dog and you.