United States Rottweiler Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Canadian Kennel Club
Cat Fanciers' Association
The Kennel Club UK
American Working Dog Federation
Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Medical Institutions & Testing Laboratories

OFA - (Orthopedic Foundation for Animals)

Vet Gen - As a pioneer in canine genetic disease detection services, the mission of VetGen is to improve the health of all purebred animals, by providing informative and valuable services to animal breeders, owners, and care providers.

PennGen - This is the first Section of Medical Genetics in a clinical department of a veterinary school and thereby provides an excellent opportunity to integrate basic and clinical veterinary research. The Section was founded in 1970 and has focused on the study of naturally occurring genetic diseases of companion animals.

Optigen - A service company established to provide DNA based diagnoses and information about inherited diseases of purebred dogs.

CERF (Canine Eye Registry Foundation) - The Canine Eye Registration Foundation (CERF) is an organization that was founded by a group of concerned, purebred owner/breeders who recognized that the quality of their dog's lives were being affected by heritable eye disease. CERF was then established in conjunction with cooperating, board certified, veterinary ophthalmologists, as a means to accomplish the goal of elimination of heritable eye disease in all purebred dogs by forming a centralized, national registry.

AKC Canine Health Foundation -

Disease Specific Links

Bloat - Purdue Veterinary School

Canine Epilepsy Network - University of Missouri

canine inherited diseases from Cambridge

Comparison of Phenobarbital and Bromide as a sole treatment of canine epilepsy

Dental Care for Pets

Elbow Diseases (Osteochondrosis Dissecans, Ununited Anconeal Process, Fragmented Coronoid Process, Degenerative Joint Disease) e-mail:

Minimally Invasive Surgery 

Transitional Cell Carcinoma Resources


Valley Fever Center (Coccidioidomycosis) 

Veterinary Cancer Society


Other Information and Resources

Canine Health Information Center - also known as CHIC, is a centralized canine health database jointly sponsored by the AKC/Canine Health Foundation (AKC/CHF) and the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA).

NetVet - numerous views of Veterinary Medical and Animal resources available on the Internet and beyond.
Alternative Veterinary Medicine
AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
AKC Canine Health Foundation
Healthy Pet from the American Animal Hospital Association
AVMA Care for Pets
Dog Genome Project
Morris Animal Foundation Health Studies
Bloat Information from Purdue
Pets with Diabetes
FEMA Emergency Preparedness for Animals
Canine Epilepsy Network
Senior Dogs Project
Pet Loss Grief Counseling Hotlines
AVMA Pet Poison Guide
The Winn Feline Health Organization
Feline Hip Dysplasia Awareness

Care for Pets (AVMA)- additional information on veterinary medicine and animal health.