Veterinary Links   

                                                            In 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

A web 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.

Yahoo (http://www.yahoo.com)
AOL Search (
http://www.aol.com)
AltaVista(
http://www.altavista.com)

Excite (http://www.excite.com)
Google (
http://www.google.com)
Lycos (
http://www.lycos.com)
WebCrawler (
http://www.webcrawler.com)
InfoSeek Guide (
http://www.infoseek.com)
HotBot (
http://www.hotbot.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.

Meta Search Engines

http://www.metacrawler.com
http://www.Search.com
http://www.OneSearch.com
http://www.Powersearch.com

Some search engines are specific in their action like: -

Pharmaceuticals and Health Related Search Engines

http://www.Achoo.com
http://www.medbot.com
http://www.Medology.com
http://www.Citeline.com
http://www.Medexplorer.com
http://www.medivibe.com
http://www.MedlinePro.com

Scientific Information Search Engines

http://www.Scirus.com

Web Index

These can 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: -

http://www.nexor.com
http://www.linkstar.com
http://www.mckinley.com
http://www.netcenter.com
http://www.webspace.com
http://www.yahoo.com

Veterinary Medicine

There 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.

http://www.kumc.edu [Online Notes]
http://www.prevmed.vet.ohio-state.edu
(Preventive Medicine)
http://www.inar.com (Poultry Science]
http://www.web.misouri.edu [Parasitology]
http://www.cal.vet.upenn.edu [Parasitology]
http://www.comvet.com [Surgery]
http://www.cem.vet.utk.edu [Pathology & Microbiology]
http://www.pathit.com [Pathology]
http://www.oncolink.upenn [Oncology]
http://www.mic.ki.se [Microbiology]
http://www.wiley.com/genlink [Genetics]

Alternative Medicine

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.

http://www.natural-animal-health.co.uk
http://www.itmonIine.org                                                                                                                                        http://www.vethomopath.com

Sites related to homoeopathy in veterinary medicine

http://www.theavh.org
http://www.vethomopath.com
http://www.canismajorcom/dog/altern1.html
http://www.animalsnaturally.com
http://www.nccfp.ns.ca
http://www.lansdown-vets.co.uk/info-vet-4.htm
http://www.acadvethom.org

Sites related to holistic medicine

http://www.holisticmed.com
http://www.nowak.on.ca/trina
http://www.ewildagain.org/html/finding_and_using_holistic-vet1.html
http://www.altvetmed.com/vaccine.html
http://www.extendedyears.com/holistic/holistic.html

Sites related to veterinary acupuncture therapy

http://www. holisticmed.com/acupuncture.html
http://www.acupuncture.8k.com/acupvil.htm
http://www.dhmh.state.md.us/bacc/html/animal.htm
http://www.users.med.auth.gr/~karanik/english/veter.htm
http://www.paradigm-pubs.com
http://www.inno-vet.com/journals/compend/abstr97
http://www.lid.com/yoon
http://www.aava.org

Sites related to herbal medicine

http://www.vedamsbooks.com/medicina.htm
http://www.members.tripod.com/~Bee_Mann/honey1.html
http://www.cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/rosenthal/Botanicals.html

Sites related to other new therapies

http://www.oxytherapy.com/vet [oxygen therapy]
http://www.aromaweb.com/books/grosjean.asp [aroma therapy]

Libraries

Due to 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.

Online 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.

http://www.gateway.library.uiuc.edu/vex
http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/University/Libraries
http://www.lib.itg.be/bibhome.htm
http://www.lib.msu.edu/behm/cvm/basicsmed.htm
http://www.lib.ohio-state.edu
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin-http://www/hslibs.html
http://www.lib.umn.edu
http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au
http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca
http://www.lib.utk.edu/agvet
http://www.lib.utk.edu/agvet
http://www.library.health.ufl.edu
http://www.library.tmc.edu
http://www.library.usask.ca
http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries
http://www.liv.ac.uk/Library/subjects/medic/vet/vethome.html
http://www.netvet.wusti.edu/vetmed/pub.htm
http://www.niss.ac.uk/subject2/new95udc.html
http://www.omni.ac.uk/medline/
http://www.sci.lib.uci.edu/HSG/Ref.html
http://www.stat.ufl.edu/vlib/statistics.html
http://www.sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/ health.html
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/library

Publications

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 -

http://www.indiamart.com
http://www.blackwell-science.com

Sites for Journals


http://www.academicpress.com/biologicals
http://www.ahsl.arizona.edu/journals/ejrnls/
http://www.blackwell-science.com/products/journals/jnltitle.htm
http://www.cabi.org/index/animal.htm
http://www.cabi-publishing.org/Subject Home/Animal/
http://www.elsevier.com
http://www.ncbi.nih.nim.gov
http://www.isinet.com/isi/journals/
http://www.isinhhet.com/isi/journals/
http://www. medvet. umontreal.ca/biblio/vetjrhtmi
http://www.oneworld.org/inasp/ajol/journals/zvj
http://www.scholarlib.vt.edu/ejournals/
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal
http://www.sciencekomm.at/journal.html
http://www.uk.cambridge.org/journals/medicine/
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/pathres/long.html
http://www.vet.purdue.edu/depts/addi/toxic/cover1.htm

Other sites related to publications

http://www.headlinespot.com/subject/industry/healthcare.htm
http://www.oslovet.veths.no/databasesintro.html
http://www.leidenuniv.nl/ub/biv/specials.htm

Areas of Research

There is 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.

http://www.icmr.nic.in/niced.htm
http://www.unesco.org/ngo/icro
http://www.vet. cornell.edu/public/pharmacology/MolecMed.html
http://www.vetcancersociety.org/crt.htm
http://www.wheretodoresearch.com/Health/All.htm
http://www.vgl.ucdavis.edu/research/canine

Career:---

These 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.

http://www.careerdowell.com
http://www.aakanshaassociates.com
http://www.geocities.com
http://www.technomedicaljobs.com
http://www.jammuandkashmirbank.com
http://www.healthtraining.org
http://www.talktothevet.com
http://www.rcvs.org.uk
http://www.veterinaryjobs.com
http://www.veterinarylife.com
http://www.zoomnet.com
http://www.wenet.net

Veterinary ethics

like 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.

http://www.members.tripod.com/nocruelty/noc.html
http://www.mpr-biz.com/mapleridgeveterinary
http://www..worldanimal.net/legislinks.html

Animal Welfare

In a 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 career also.

http://www.ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/TheTaraprojectAustralia
http://www.users.erols.com/mandtj/welfare/welfare.html
http://www.britishservices.co.uk/animalwelfare.htm
http://www.ferrets.org

Pet Care

Pet 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.

http://www.dogsindia.com
http://www.dogs.about.com
http://www.vin.com/PetCare/Articles/PetConnection
http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/b/budiansky-truth.html
http://www.dogomania.com
http://www.placervillevet.com

Cats

http://www.catsmag.com
http://www. cats.about.com
http://www.amby.com/cat_site/feral.html
http://www.placervillevet.com

Exotic Pets
http://www.exoticpets.about.com
http://www.rabbit.org
http://www.showbunny.com
http://www.lst-spot.net/topic_pets.html
http://www.tampa-online.com/icarus
http://www.therabbitcharity.freeserve.co.uk/vet.html

Equines
http://www.equinevetnet.com
http://www.thehorse.com
http://www.icey.org

Birds
http://www.birdhealth.com.au
http://www.ferretcentral.org

Other Pets
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/livestock
http://www.healthypet.com

Veterinary Software
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.

http://www.altadvm.com
http://www.vethomopath.com/vetsoft
http://www.docteurveterinaire.com/vet/
http://www.efriends4dvm.com
http://www.idexx-informatics.com
http://www.medfordvet-com/vetcheck.html
http://www.ranchvision.com
http://www.softwaresupportgroup.net/
http://www.vetsonline.com/
http://www.vetsound.com/
http://www.vetspet.com/
http://www.vetsystems.com/
http://www.vetworld.com/vetsonly/

Wildlife
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)
http://www.primate.wisc.edu (primates)
http://www.herptileworld.force9.co.uk (reptiles)
http://www.netvet.wusti.edu/birds.htm (birds)

Veterinary Associations

There are various associations, which may be of interest for veterinarians.

Websites of these associations may provide compressive information about their field of work and also how to join them. Some organizations are very specific in there objectives.

http://www.aavma.org
http://www.agrolink.moa.my
http://www.bsava.ac.uk
http://www.bva.co.uk
http://www.cvma-acmv.org
http://www.farmwide.com.au
http://www.mdvma.org
http://www.sava.org
http://www.scvms.org
http://www.sh.plymouth.ac.uk/isae/home.htm
http://www.worldvet.org
http://www.wsava.org

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.

http://www.peteducation.com
http://www.netvet.edu
http://www.vetsonline.com
http://www.the-petcenter.com
http://www.oslovet.veths.no
http://www.agnic.org

Though 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 vaccinations.
  • AVMA Care for Pets - About animal health, safety; pet loss, buying a pet. Information on veterinarians.
  • 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.
  • Fevers-in-pets.com - 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 hospital.
  • 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 home.
  • 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 online catalogue.
  • 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.

If You have any Query regarding Homoeopathic Treatment of Animals  or you are a Professional Veterinarian and wish to discuss application of Homoeopathy in the field of Veterinary Science, or want to apply Veterinary Software  in Management of Hospitals , Clinics Please feel free to  Contact us

                                         Site developed by Dr. Surjit Singh Makker BVSc & AH,  MSc (IT), MCA  , M.F.Hom. (Member Faculty of Homoeopathy Malaysia)