Turtle Mountain Veterinary Service

1040 Highway 5 NE
Bottineau, ND 58318



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!

  • Canine Links
    • Choosing a new puppy  This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy
    • Breeds of Dogs A quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed's characteristics.
    • American Kennel Club 
  • Feline Links 
    • 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.
    • Indoor Cat Initiative  This website hosted by Ohio State University discusses the special needs of cats and how to make your home a cat friendly environment to improve their well-being and prevent behavioral and medical issues.
    • Cat Nutrition  This website is sponsored by Dr. Lisa Pearson, a veterinarian with passion for feline nutrition.  This website discusses the special dietary needs of cats and how to prevent obesity and other medical problems that result from inappropriate nutrition.  We stand behind the principles on this website and hope all cat owners will read this and follow her instructions.
    • The Paw Project  This website is sponsored by a non-profit group dedicated to educating cat owners and veterinarians about the detrimental effects of declawing.  We do not declaw cats at Turtle Mountain Veterinary Service.  Instead, we educate owners on the natural behaviors of cats and give cat owners tips on how to adapt the home environment to cats' unique needs.
  • Equine Links
    • EQ Stable  This facebook page is sponsored by Zoetis Animal Health.  It is a networking site for people with a passion for horses to share information concerning equine wellness.
    • West Nile Virus This site is maintained by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and has the latest information on the spread of West Nile Virus in the US, as well as information on disease transmission,         symptoms, etc.
    • Equine Metabolic Syndrome  This website is hosted by the University of Minnesota Genetics & Genomics Laboratory.  It contains information regarding Equine Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance, Cushing's disease and laminitis.
    • Safergrass  This website contains a lot of information regarding Equine Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance, Cushing's disease and laminitis, as well as feeding recommendations for horses suffering from any of those conditions.  If you want to learn about carbohydrates in horse feed and how they affect your horse, this is the site for you.
  • Beef Cattle Links 
      • Forage Systems Research   This website is hosted by Missouri University and contains information regarding optimizing forage for your beef cattle operation.
      • NDSU Livestock Extension  This website contains links for many facets of beef production and research.
      • Zoetis Beef Cattle  This website contains information on products and services offered by Zoetis for the beef cattle industry.
      • Beef Cattle Markets  This website contains links to regional markets and updated market exchanges.
    • General Health Links
      • Veterinary Partner This site is hosted by Veterinary Information Network and has good quality information regarding pet health care, diseases and treatments.  We recommend this site if you are researching your pet's health concerns.
      • Heartworm Society    Everything you ever wanted to know about heartworm disease can be found here!
      • Behavior problems  Founded by Brian Kilcommons and Sharon Wilson, best-selling authors and recognized experts on animal training and behavior, this site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. If you want to learn more about feline housesoiling, barking dogs, aggression, or any other behavioral problem, check this one out!
      • Genetic Disease & Forensic Testing  This is the website 
      • Pet Poison Helpline This is the website of the Pet Poison Helpline. It includes a library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.
      • Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.
      • Advantage Flea Control This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new K9 Advantix for dogs and Advantage flea control for dogs and cats. It is loaded with information about fleas and flea control.
      • Frontline TopSpot by Merial Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers
    • Pet Identification/Microchipping
      • Pet Link  This site is a global database for microchip registry.  You can visit this site to register our ResQ microchips, change contact information, alert to a lost pet, or search a microchip.
    • Pet Loss & Grief
      • 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 counselling 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
    • Veterinary & Government Websites
    • Animal Pharmaceutical Companies
      • Novartis Animal Health This site is sponsored by Novartis, the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor and Program, and has useful information on heartworm prevention and flea control for pet owners.
      • Zoetis Animal Health This site is sponsored by Zoetis animal health (formerly Pfizer animal health), the makers of a variety of cattle, equine and companion animal pharmaceticals and biologics.
      • Bayer Animal Health  This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, who make livestock and companion animal drugs. 
      • Merial  This site is sponsored by Merial the makers of livestock and companion animal drugs, vaccines and dewormers.
      • Boehringer-Ingelheim  This site is sponsored by BI, the makers of many livestock and equine drugs and vaccines, as well as companion animal drugs and vaccines.
    • Pet Food Links
    • Pet Health Insurance Companies
    • eVetSite Systems makes it easy for veterinarians or their staff to create a professinal and educational veterinary hospital website. eVetSite Systems makes web site design easy and affordable!