Bay Area Veterinary Hospital

1520 Postal Rd.
Chester, MD 21619

(410)643-7888

bavethospital.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!

  • Choosing a new puppy
    This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy. 
  • TruTech Wildlife Control
    Located in Annapolis and servicing neighboring communities, call 443-569-8960 to talk with their technicians about your problems with raccoons, squirrels, bees, bats,...
  • 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!  
  • 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.
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including the latest news on such things as Mad Cow Diseases, foot and mouth disease, and many other things.
  • 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.
  • Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic
    The Anne Arundel Veterinary Emergency Clinic is our local 24 hour emergency hospital.
  • Veterinary Partner 
    Reliable pet information on diseases, medications and other topics that you can trust.
  • http://www.vetriscience.com/index.php
    Vetri-Science® Laboratories of Vermont has been a leader in research and product development of high quality supplements for large and small animals. We use and recommend many of their supplements in our practice.
  • http://dogtorj.com For learning more about nutrition and its effects on our pets.
  • http://www.dogfoodproject.com/index.php?page=main
  • http://dogfoodanalysis.com
  • http://petdiets.com/
    These are all websites full of information on pet nutrition, including analysis of commercial diets and recipes for home-prepared diets.
  • http://www.library.uiuc.edu/vex/toxic/comlist.htm For a list of toxic plants...
    University of Illinois's College of Veterinary Medicine has put together a page listing plants toxic to our pets, complete with pictures and descriptions.
  • http://www.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE/
    Links to University of Illinois's College of Veterinary Medicine's page about pet loss and grief. Also has information on how to explain pet loss to children. An "800" number is also given for more help.