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Resources & Links

Harbor Road Veterinary Hospital has provided the following links to websites that provide 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!

How to Videos
Instructional videos for some basic medical pet care.

First Aid Manual
A website that is an emergency preparedness ready-reference for dogs and cats. Wise preventive measures, intelligent use of first aid principles, coupled with recognition of abnormal symptoms and treatment of disorders, diseases, and problems, lead to effective health care. has provided this reference information for you to browse through and expand your knowledge of dog and cat first aid.

Heartworm Facts
Learn more about this deadly parasite

Flea Facts
Important information about this common parasite.

Pet Insurance Review and Your Pet Insurance Guide
Great information to help you choose pet insurance.  Pet Insurance Review bases its ratings on the experience of people who have used it.  Your Pet Insurance Guide provides pet insurance information from a veterinarian's experience and point of view.

Pet Poison Helpline  
An alphabetical list of items poisonous to pets, and includes the phone number for their animal 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