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San Francisco Bay Area animal rescue groups Their websites

Maps East Bay animal adoption locations and location maps of some veterinary clinics

Vet Tech / Vet Med Resources In-depth veterinary medical resources. (Diseases, medical conditions and issues)

Cat behaviors Introduction, and tips on how to deal with behavior problems

Dog behaviors  Canine behaviors, tips

Feral cats Feral cat / kitten resources

Microchip ID Info Links on microchipping companion animals

Lost and Found pets National Lost & Found online databases and East Bay local resources

People and companion animals (dogs & cats) Benefits of adopting animals; a guide for immunocompromised pet owners; pregnant women and cats.

Pets may help PREVENT allergies in children Journal of the American Medical Association paper strongly suggests positive value of pet ownership in allergy prevention in young children

Gallery  Microscope photos (Images of veterinary medical interests)

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bulletPet Finder . Com If you are looking for an animal (dogs, cats, etc.) to adopt, you may want to check out this web site. Enter your zip code and you will see a list of currently available animals in your area. Also free Lost & Found ads can be placed here.
bulletPets 911 . Com If you are looking for an animal (dogs, cats, etc.) to adopt, you may want to check out this web site. Enter your zip code and you will see a list of currently available animals in your area. Also free Lost & Found ads can be placed here.
bulletASPCA The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
bulletHSUS Resource Library Humane Society of the US / Humane Society International -- Excellent online resource library
bulletAnimal People Online An independent newspaper providing original investigative coverage of animal protection organizations and issues
bullet"Neutersol" -- an injection that neuters a puppy FDA approves new chemical means of male puppy sterilization (May, 2003)
bulletARF -- Contra Costa Times article "Pursuit of national ambitions impacts charity's East Bay rescue programs"
bullet"Music for Cats and Friends" CDs from Vienna, Austria Produced in cooperation with a veterinary college in Vienna, Austria, designed to please cats. Samples can be listened to on the web site. (Click "Listen!") $16.50 per CD + $3 S/H for US. (Funny)
bulletDogs welcome at hotel chain San Jose Mercury reports Westin, Sheraton and W hotels now welcome guests with dogs.
bulletMore shelters starting to charge surrender fee Christian Science Monitor reports what may be a growing trend. (Aug, 2003)
bulletNutrient Requirements of Cats and Dogs by National Research Council / National Academy of Sciences. Updated recommendations on dog and cat nutrition just released, the first update since mid 80's. The 500+ page detailed publication ($236)  not yet printed. A little bit of FAQ-type information can be found on this website. (Sept 8, 2003)
bulletAll Go! Nature Pet Food recalled after San Francisco Bay Area dogs die and cats fall ill from potentially tainted pet foods -- San Francisco Chronicle (Oct 25, 2003)
bulletCalifornia veterinarians fear increases in lawsuits, insurance cost Complex imprecations of veterinary malpractice lawsuits in California -- Contra Costa Times (Nov 2, 2003)
bullet"Cats can die from 'mad cow'-tainted meals" San Jose Mercury News (Feb 20, 2004)
bulletCat-Human bond dates back 9500 years, not just ~5000? National Geographic reports on this new finding reported in the journal Science. (April, 2004)

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