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View Resource The Merck Veterinary Manual

This Web site contains the online version of the Merck Veterinary Manual, provided on a not-for-profit basis by pharmaceutical manufacturers Merial and Merck and Co., Inc. This "single most comprehensive electronic reference for animal care information" covers over 12,000 veterinary topics. The scrollable table of contents and advanced search tool allow for quick access to the enormous body of...

https://www.merckvetmanual.com/
View Resource World Health Organization: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

The discovery of a cow carrying BSE in the United States has reenergized the public's interest in such topics. This site, an offshoot of the WHO site devoted to diseases, offers a good overview of the disease and its similar nature to that of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease -- the form of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy that can affect humans. Also of note at this site is a exceptionally...

http://www.who.int/zoonoses/diseases/bse/en/
View Resource International Alliance for Animal Therapy and Healing

The International Alliance for Animal Therapy and Healing (IAATH) "is committed to the continuing development of education, communication, support, and opportunities for all those interested in animal health care." The IAATH website contains information about a number of animal treatments and therapies such as Acupressure, Animal Communication, Homeopathy, and Massage Therapy-to name a few. IAATH...

http://iaath.com/
View Resource USDA: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The watchword of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is "protection". The APHIS is primarily considered with improving agricultural productivity and also ensuring the health and care of animals and plants. First-time visitors may wish to click on the "Hot Issues" section to learn more about some of the most pressing issues that the APHIS...

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/home/