El Paso Veterinary Medical Association: visit this link to learn more about our local veterinary medical association. At this site, you'll find a list of member clinics with their hours, veterinarians on staff, locations (interactive maps), website links (if available) and phone numbers. We also list local classified veterinary clinic ads for employment, equipment etc... Learn more about our annual veterinary awards banquet and our El Paso Animal Hall of Fame.
Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine : Here's a great veterinary education web site. You can also get information about applying to veterinary medical school and the biomedical sciences program.
Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine GI Lab: The GI Lab at Texas A&M University provides specialized testing services to help veterinarians diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases in dogs and cats.
Texas Veterinary Medical Association : Our state veterinary association has a lot of valuable information for veterinarians (upcoming C.E., etc...) and the pet owner.
American Heartworm Society: Visit this site to learn more about heartworm disease in dogs, cats, ferrets and wildlife.
Veterinarians Promote Science in Schools: This is a great resource site for both veterinarians and teachers with several PowerPoint presentations about different aspects of veterinary medicine for students.
Purina's Pet Healthcare: This is a great website packed with all kinds of information on pet health, including both articles on different conditions, videos on several subjects and Purina's Pet Insurance Program.
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists: Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is an organization of six closely interacting veterinary referral practices in Houston, Texas. Our goal is to provide veterinarians the opportunity to incorporate advanced diagnostic training , sophisticated equipment, and the expertise of veterinary specialists into their general practices. We function solely as an extension of general practices and maintain a close working relationship with family veterinarians. Patients are accepted only by referral from your veterinarian and 24-hour patient care is provided for our hospitalized patients. A "team approach" is used among our specialists and the family veterinarian to provide state-of-the-art veterinary care.
Texas Association of Registered Veterinary Technicians (TARVT): If you're a veterinary technician and are interested in becoming a member of TARVT, please visit this site! Please note: you don't need to be a registered veterinary technician to join!
The Animal Medical Center: This is an information packed site for both the pet owner and veterinarians.
VetMedCenter.com: This is a newly created comprehensive veterinary medicine web site created by Larry Tilley, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, that is loaded with good information for both the pet owner and veterinarian. It's free and you can join today!
Veterinary Information Network (VIN) : This is a great site designed for veterinarians. If you're not already a veterinary member of VIN, please visit this site and see how much it has to offer you.
Veterinary Partner: Do you have questions about animal health, medications, whelping puppies, therapies, surgery, behavior, or safety? Did your veterinarian suggest you visit this site to learn more about a health issue concerning your pet? VeterinaryPartner.com is here to support your veterinarian and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world's first and largest online veterinary database and community.
Antech Diagnostics: This site is set up to provide both veterinarians and pet owners with valuable laboratory information on a variety of conditions that affect animals. The site also contains an archive of all of their past newsletters covering a wide range of subjects.
Consultant : Dr. Maurice E. White, Cornell Veterinary Medicine
Computer Aided Learning program (CAL)This University of Pennsylvania website includes reference ranges for birds (passerines and psittacines), rodents, rabbits, and ferrets; case-simulations; and information on venipuncture, maximum blood volume collection, and sample submission.
Testing For Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia
From Kansas State university CVM: Flow cytometry is used to detect Platelet-Surface Associated IGG testing (PSAIgG) in support of the diagnosis of immune mediated thrombocytopenia. This test replaces the platelet factor 3 (PF3) test, which is no longer available. This site also provides an overview of IMT and differentials to consider when dealing with a patient with thrombocytopenia.
Dr. Jean Dodds on Hypothyroidism and Seizures : visit this site to learn more about the link between canine autoimmune thyroid disease and symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Colleges of veterinary medicine - Provides links to veterinary colleges around the world.
Veterinary Medicine Education Network (VETNET) - Click on a state to connect to the veterinary school in that area.
The Merck Veterinary Manual: The single most comprehensive electronic reference for animal care information. It includes over 12,000 indexed topics and over 1200 illustrations. You can rapidly search by topic, species, specialty, disease, and keyword using advanced search.
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Minimally Invasive Surgery/Endoscopic Surgery: Endoscopic surgery uses scopes going through small incisions or natural body openings in order to diagnose and treat disease. Another popular term is minimally invasive surgery (MIS), which emphasizes that diagnosis and treatments can be done with reduced body cavity invasion. This is one of the very best sites for pet owners and veterinarians to learn more about MIS.
Veterinary Endoscopy: visit this site to learn more about endoscopy and the benefits of it for your pet. Also, you can learn more about laparoscopic spays and ovariectomies which are proven to be less painful and less stressful for your pet.
Veterinary medicine as a career choice:
Careers in Veterinary Medicine : Learn more about becoming a veterinarian or veterinary technician.
Choosing a career in veterinary medicine - What does it take to be a veterinarian?
Becoming a Veterinarian: check out the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) website for current information that can help guide you in your decision to become a veterinarian.
Veterinary technician - here's a brochure with information provided by the AVMA on becoming a veterinary technician.