There’s a lot of information about pet care available on the internet, and we want to share with you reputable, trustworthy sites for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
Here are some additional tips for searching online for pet healthcare topics:
You’ve heard the warning: “Don’t believe everything you read.” This is especially true for pet-related information you find on the internet. The internet can be a great resource when you want to learn about a specific disease or health condition, but unfortunately, some websites offer misinformation or nothing more than opinions to unsuspecting owners.
To avoid unreliable pet care advice and information when surfing the internet, ask yourself three questions:
- Where did this information come from?
- How current is this information?
- Who is responsible for the content of this website?
Health-related websites published by the U.S. Government (.gov), nonprofit organizations (.org) or colleges and universities (.edu) are often the most reliable sources of information.
Websites with “.com” addresses usually represent companies that use the internet to sell products or services. But there are still many reputable “.com” websites. Be critical of the information you read on these sites.
Veterinary care is crucial and effective for a wide variety of pet health conditions. You can click here for a list of some of the most common. If you do not see your pet’s specific condition listed, we encourage you to give us a call so we can personally address your particular concerns. 713-526-1502.