this Age of Information Technology and Internet, if anyone or a
Veterinarian does not updates himself/herself with the latest information &
various techniques He is certainly stand to loose out on critical
information in diagnosis, treatment, and management that can make all the
difference between curing the animal or otherwise. something which may be
very helpful for him /her in managing a hospital or clinics, or dairy
farm or stud farm or Poultry farm .
If one wants to look for information about something on the Internet, he/she
is required to precede in a very systematic way other wise he/she is likely
to be lost in the vast ocean of knowledge. Though this article may not
be complete in itself but we have tried our best to incorporate the
most visited and also the most useful of the various sites available on the
internet. Still there are many more to be explored and the list of sites
will always need continuous updating. But this article will be of special
help to the beginners or the ones who find themselves trapped in the
knowledge from all the four sides.
If you don't know where to look for the information on a particular topic
then you can go for the following search engines.
General Search Engines
search engine is a very useful and time saving tool for a net surfer while
looking for a particular topic of interest on the World Wide Web. The user
just need to feed in the key words of his/her interest and the engine gives
a probable list of the site or web pages that may be of interest for the
surfer. A small description is also provided with the address of the page.
However the user has to decide which pages are fulfilling his/her need.
AOL Search (http://www.aol.com)
InfoSeek Guide (http://www.infoseek.com)
Or you can search
the net by using many of the available Meta Search Engines, which relate a
number of search engines available on the net. Some of the most widely used
Meta search engines include the following.
search engines are specific in their action like: -
Pharmaceuticals and Health Related Search Engines
Information Search Engines
be considered, as catalogues on the Internet that organizes information
resources available on the World Wide Web. These indexes help the surfer to
identify the resources of interest and also to get directly linked to these.
However as the law of nature goes for all, and so for these indexes also, no
index so far available is complete in itself. But some of the most widely
visited web indexes are: -
various sites on the net, which can provide very comprehensive information
about various aspects of veterinary medicine and other streams concerned to
it. A veterinarian can visit these sites for gathering latest information
about various branches of veterinary science.
[Pathology & Microbiology]
As per a
rough estimate about 80% of the population in the developing countries
largely use traditional and other forms of treatment for themselves and also
for the animals. With such a scenario, future for the field of alternative
medicine may it be ayurveda, acupuncture or homeopathy is bound to be
promising and so we have included web sites giving wide spanning information
giving web-site on alternative medicine.
Sites related to homoeopathy in veterinary medicine
related to holistic medicine
Sites related to veterinary acupuncture therapy
Sites related to herbal medicine
Sites related to other new therapies
http://www.oxytherapy.com/vet [oxygen therapy]
http://www.aromaweb.com/books/grosjean.asp [aroma therapy]
the large number of books available on various topics of veterinary science
it is not possible for any one library to have all the relevant books on a
particular subject and so looking in to different libraries for the desired
text has become a necessity.
libraries are a very good and fruitful solution to this problem where the
student can have a look into the books at a library anywhere around the
world and can even download chapters or even the entire book. We can say,
the world of knowledge is coming to the desktop.
Information about the various publications in the field of veterinary
science can be easily obtained from the individual web-site of the
publication house but there are some sites available where information for
almost all the publications are available at a single glance.
Sites for Books -
Sites for Journals
http://www. medvet. umontreal.ca/biblio/vetjrhtmi
Other sites related to publications
Areas of Research
tremendous potential for research in the field of veterinary science. It's
up to the potential of the student and his zeal to do hard work which pays
in the end. Though, the information regarding the various fields in which
research can be undertaken can best be gathered from the university or the
institute from where the student is doing his/her higher studies. But these
sites will still help the student to get an idea about the latest that is
going on in the world of veterinary science.
sites will be of use for a veterinarian in deciding what he can do after
completing his/her graduation/post graduation and these can also guide the
budding veterinarian regarding where to look for. Though there are many
web-site which specializes in giving information about the various career
options and vacancies in various organizations but the below listed are the
ones which are most preferred by the students.
in other professional fields, ethics occupy a remote seat in the mind of
veterirarians. but sometimes they do occupy the center stage and at that
moment of time, these sites may be of immence use for all of us. Though
books are also available for this but for a quick reference for the various
rules and regulations, these sites will prove to be a handy reference.
country where animal welfare is a part of life there are various sites
available providing information about the various organizations related and
engaged in this noble act. We veterinarians Gan play a key role in such
organizations. Some having zeal to work in such NGOs can take these as their
animals constitute the largest sector of veterinary clinical practice in the
cities. Ever owner coming -to the veterinarian for the complete care of his
or her pets has many queries regarding the management of his/her pet. A
veterinarian can refer to the numerous gites available on the Internet
regarding the care of pet animals and increase his or her knowledge.
With the growing
influence of computers and software in the day to day life, veterinary
science has remained no exception. These days software are available for
almost every field related to veterinary science right from hospital
management to preliminary diagnosis.
More information about the new and latest software's can be obtained from
the following sites.
With the increasing
awareness about the health and conservation of the wild life wealth of the
country and the world, wild life veterinarians are in great demand. This
field is coming up as a new and a challenging career option for the
veterinarians who wish to do something new and challenging.
http://www.wildlifecenter.org (Wild life care)
are various associations, which may be of interest for veterinarians.
of these associations may provide compressive information about their field
of work and also how to join them. Some organizations are very specific in
Other sites of Interest
There is no end to
the list of websites available on the Internet which can prove to be of
great interest and also a source of knowledge, but some are the best of the
best and the authors recommend that every veterinarian should surf through
these sites at least once. These will prove to be a real interest generating
sites for the beginners.
the Internet has made the search for information in this world easier but
the place books occupy will remain the way they are. Searching on the
Internet is easier and convenient. We can have access to a lot of
information from various sources at the same time and can choose the best
place to look for the desired information.Some of more Links are:--
AAHA Healthypet -
Pet care resources by the American Animal Hospital Association to find a
veterinarian, veterinary clinic or animal hospital for pets and provide
pet care tips to pet owners.
Alaska Science Forum: Cats, Dogs and Other Pets
- Articles on color genetics, animal senses, and other topics.
Allexperts Veterinarian Q&A
- Vets and Vet assistants answer your questions about the health of your
pet for free. Get quick answers to your questions.
American Red Cross Disaster Services
- Discusses need for pet owners to devise disaster plans so pets are
protected if evacuation is necessary. Offers first aid tips.
Animal Allergy and Dermatology Services of
Connecticut - Here you can find out about
the services, meet doctors and staff, read about health issues, answers to
the most frequently asked questions, directions to the offices.
Animal Doc Com -
For kids who would like to be veterinarians. Pet health and care
information, puzzles and contests.
Animal Health Facts
- Timely animal health information for concerned pet owners. Leading
veterinary journal articles and conference notes are summarized into a
concise, easy to read format.
Are we overvaccinating our pets ?
- Links to veterinarian sites discussing vaccination protocols,latest
trends,rise in autoimmune diseases,nosodes, and efficacy of certain
AVMA Care for Pets
- About animal health, safety; pet loss, buying a pet. Information on
Drs. Foster and Smith PetEducation
- Articles on pet healthcare from the well-known pet supply company.
Extended Years -
Provides advice for a healthy lifestyle which can extend your Dog's life.
Ask the Vet on-line and products for the health of your pet.
Family Pet Clinic -
Provides an online interactive database for diagnosing your pets ailments.
As well as discussion forums, case studies, and other pet health issues.
- Informational about fevers and how to treat and monitor them.
The Final Solution for Fleas
- This site describes in detail how fleas live and multiply, as well as
the diseases that they spread. But most important, it tells how to get rid
of them permanently in the least harmful way to your environment.
First Aid For Pets
- Brought to you by pet first aid professionals. Browse online for courses
in the U.S and Canada as well as find good general tips on pet first aid.
Galen's Garden -
Offers health care information for rabbits and guinea pigs including
herbs, homoeopathy, nutrition, and common ailments.
Genitrix, For A Broader Range of Veterinary
Therapies - Informational site discussing
many aspects of veterinary medicine of interest to pet-owners and enabling
them to make an informed choice of therapies for their animals.
Laser Les - Laser
Surgery for Pets including Laser declaw are discussed. A list of
veterinarians in the Mid-Atlantic that offer Laser Technology is included.
Messageboard Links for Pets
- Links to pet forums concerning health issues such as cancer, diabetes,
epilepsy, CRF, FELV, nutrition, stones, cosequin, homeopathy, vaccinations
and behavioral problems.
Novartis Animal Health UK Ltd.
- Offers a program and Capstar flea control for cats and dogs. Information
about getting rid of fleas on your pet and in your home.
The Pet Apothecary
- We specializes in the preparation of veterinary custom prescriptions.
Pet Behavior Problems
- Animal behavior problems are common and one of the biggest reasons that
people give up their animals or treat them harshly. By treating behavior
problems it is possible to enhance the relationship between and person and
their companion animal and prevent further damage.
Pet Center -
Veterinary health topics about dogs and cats. Spay and neuters, bone
surgery, and advice about euthanasia. An online tour of a cyber-animal
The Pet Web Library
- Informational materials on some of the most common medical concerns of
pet dogs & cats.
PetFit - Provides
the information you need to help your dog or cat maintain optimum weight,
from Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Petfood For Boneheads
- Explanation of commercial petfoods. Includes ingredient definitions, and
nutritional information; with opinion.
Pets with Disabilities
- Support group for people facing the everyday challenges of taking care
of a pet who faces physical limitations.
PetSleep - A
professional and caring pet euthanasia service in the privacy of your
Protecting Your Pet
- How to protect your pet from heatstroke, accidents, household dangers,
insects, and attacks from animals.
Provet Pet Healthcare Information
- Provides free pet health care advice with breed-specific information.
Includes information for kids, veterinarians, farmers, teachers and an
Sarah's Vet Page -
Comprehensive links for dog, cat, horse, and livestock breeds, health and
training. A just for kids page, links to readers' homepages, and a site of
the week. Created by a veterinary technology student.
Veterinary Advice For Free
- The vets' advice concerning dogs and cats in the UK, for free. Medical
or surgical problems. Ask questions by e-mail.
Veterinary Surgery and Physical Therapy
- Current information on the diagnosis, prognosis, and advanced treatment
options for common surgical diseases afflicting dogs and cats. Physical
therapy and alternative rehabilitation methods for dogs and cats.