Sweeten Creek Animal and Bird Hospital

3131 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803



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!

Sites of the Month

Norman Vaughan - 1925 Serum Run

Natural resources, Ecology Online.net

Association of Avian Veterinarians

Phoenix Landing Parrot Rescue

General Animal Information

American Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine

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.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Choosing a new puppy   This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
Possible Canine Health Problems by Breed A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs,
including Health Problems seen in various breeds
Heartworm Society    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
Canine Behavior problems  We are dedicated to helping others experience the same joy we share with our own pets. Our insight into the animal’s point of view and awareness of how all our interactions affect them allows us and our pets to have fun and enjoy life together every day.


American Association of Feline Practitioners
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information regarding feline health
The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
The Cat Fanciers' Association website has lots of pictures, as well as information on cat breeds, cat care, upcoming cat shows, and much more.

Small Mammals

Rabbit Care
House Rabbit Society
American Ferret Association

Sugar Glider Links

Sugar Glider general info
Sugar Glider | Wildlife Preservation Society Queensland

Tasmanian Wildlife

Reptile and Amphibian

Chicago Herp Society

Pet Loss

Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.
Rainbow Bridge
Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members.


May Wildlife Center at Lees-McCrae College

Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Australian Mammal Society