Back to

Send this Web Page to a friend! (click here)

Revised 08/04/14

"Special Needs" Links

These are the best websites that I know of for the listed conditions.
If you know of a link that should be added here, or find a broken link, please let me know: Click to Email


All Diseases
Online Merk Veterinary Manual 12,000 searchable topics and over 1200 illustrations
Consultant A Diagnostic Support System for Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University

New Support Group for all diseases/conditions:
   A list-based support group for owners of Special Needs pets has been established at
   It is open to anyone with a Special Needs pet.
Click here for more information about joining the group.

Addisons disease (Hypoadrenocorticism)
Canine (& Feline) Addison's Website

Arthritis in Cats and Dogs

Feline Asthma - Web MD

AIHA Auto-Immune Hemolytic Anemia
Meisha's Hope

Bladder Stones: See Urinary Blockage

Bloat (GDV)
Recognizing the signs of bloat

Pets with Cancer: A support and information group for people who have pets with cancer.

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Cats
Feline Cardiomyopathy

Chlamydia Psittaci

CRF Chronic Renal (Kidney) Failure:
Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Center
Kidney Disease in Dogs

Cushings Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism)
Veterinary Cushing's Disease and Cushing's Syndrome

Degenerative Myelopathy / CDRM

Dentistry All Pets Dental

Feline Diabetes
Diabetes in Cats - Web MD
Diabetes in Pets - Info, Links & Mailing List

Ear Mites See Mange

Epilepsy See Seizures

Feline Bordetella Bronchiseptica
Bordetella? Isn't that a DOG disease?

FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus)
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis)
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Feline Infectious Anemia
Hemobartonellosis - Merck Veterinary Manual

Fungal Infection in Dogs

FUS (Feline urologic syndrome)
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

GastroIntestinal Stasis in Rabbits

Information - Vetinfo

Information - Web MD

Heart Disease
Feline Heart Support Group on Yahoo!
General Information - list

Canine Heartworm Disease - Web MD
Feline heartworm Disease - Web MD

Hemobartonellosis See Feline Infectious Anemia

Hepatic lipidosis
Feline Hepatic Lipidosis

Hip Dysplasia
Canine Hip Dysplasia - Web MD
Feline Hip Dysplasia - Winn Foundation

Feline Hyperthyroidism - Information. Long Beach Animal Hospital
Feline Hyperthyroidism - Radiocat provides a 98-99% cure rate.
(Note: we have used Radiocat's services ourselves with excellent results. EdW -

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Canine Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy


Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Feline IBD - Web MD
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Cat - Susan Little, DVM

Liver Shunt
FAQ (Maltese)

Lyme Disease
Information - Web MD

Lymphoma, Lymphosarcoma:
Information - WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Demodectic Mange
Feline Mange and Mites

Canine Megaesophagus

Mitral Valve Disease
Information - Vetinfo

Nasal Disease
Chronic Nasal Disease in Cats - Pet MD

Information - Web MD

Canine Parvovirus

PKD (Polycystic kidney disease):
Polycystic Kidney Disease - Cats
Polycystic Kidney Disease - Dogs

What you should know about Rabies - CDC

Canine Epilepsy FAQ
Feline Epilepsy
Canine Epilepsy: An Owner's Guide to Living With and Without Seizures (Book - available at

Transitional Cell Carcinoma

Urinary Blockage
 Feline Bladder Stones and Urinary Obstructions
 Oxalate Bladder Stones In The Dog and Cat

Thrombosis (Blood clot)
Saddle Thrombosis in cats - Pet MD

Vestibular Disease

Wobblers Syndrome (Spondololithesis)