This page contains links/references to third-party web sites.  Links to other web sites are provided to our web site users for convenience.

The Kingsway Animal Hospital does not accept any responsibility for the availability, usability or any liability for damage or injury resulting from the use of such contents, of whatever form.

We try to keep these links up-to-date but as the web is in a very dynamic state, links may not always be available.  If you come across a link that is no longer accessible, please let us know so that we can either remove it or find its new address.


Pet Poison Helpline

A 24 hour link to a website with information on poisoning in animals.  A pay for use telephone number with information on poisoning is provided.

Poisonous Plants to Pets

Pet Insurance

These sites will provide you with the information necessary to decide which plan is best for your pet.  Some offer online registration.  Please take the time to consider pet insurance and browse these sites.  Pet health insurance can protect you and your beloved pet from the unexpected.

Pet Secure Insurance


President’s Choice Insurance

Pet Plan

Pet Health

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association

Veterinary Partner
A wealth of useful information on pet care put together by the Veterinary Information Network’s online specialists.

Indoor Pet Initiative
A website dedicated to the care and enrichment of the lives of indoor cats.

Pet Health Network

Cat Healthy                                                                                                                                                                                                                  An initiative to help more cats receive the preventive healthcare they need to live longer, healthier lives.

Feline Health Center Cornell University
An excellent resource for cat health issues.

AVMA Care For Pets
This is the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Care For Pets website.  You will find information on animal health care, animal safety, buying a pet, pet loss, a children’s corner, as well as pet stories and recommended links.

The Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Center
A website dedicated to help and support owners whose cats have been diagnosed with chronic renal(kidney) failure.

Pets With Diabetes
A known veterinary website ‘providing educational information, internet resources, personal experiences and support for owners of diabetic pets’.

Feline Diabetes
A website offering support for owners of diabetic cats.

Pet Obesity          

National Animal Supplement Council                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nonprofit industry group dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

The Human-Animal Bond

Dog Training Digital Textbook

Everything you need to know about getting a new puppy and the training that goes along with it!

Future Pet Parent Guide                                                                                      

A practical resource to help prepare you for pet ownership

Canadian Service Dog Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Non-profit organization committed to assisting people who live with a serious disability through use of trained service dogs, assistance dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals; and to support human safety through use of trained police service dogs, military working dogs, search and rescue dogs, and detection dogs.  CSDF provides ongoing research into the effectiveness of working dogs, standards and equipment.


Vector-Borne Diseases

Companion Animal Parasite Council
A website designed to increase owner awareness of parasites, zoonoses and their prevention.

Worms and Germs Blog                                                                                                                                                                                                 A website supported by the University of Guelph to provide information for owners on topics of public health.

Lyme Disease and Ticks

Educational PDF for pet owners


Pet Loss

Pet Trust
The website for the Pet Trust, at the University of Guelph.

Pet Loss Support
A service offered at the University of Guelph to support pet owners grieving after the loss of a pet.

Pet Travel

Pet Health Certificates

PAWS En Route PAWS En Route is a local ground transportation service for dogs, cats or any other kind of pet. We offer a convenient, stress-free alternative for pet transportation. PAWS En Route prides itself on transporting pets in a safe and fun environmentOur pet experienced drivers will transport your pet to their destination with or without you.


Dog Tales Rescue

Toronto Humane Society

Etobicoke Humane Society            

Toronto Cat Rescue

Moosonee Puppy Rescue

 Fetch and Releash


Pet Food Nutrition                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A comprehensive, fact based website with answers to all of your dietary and nutritional questions.

Hill’s Pet Food
A website sponsored by the Hill’s Pet Food Company.

Royal Canin

A website sponsored by the Royal Canin Pet Food Company.

Homemade Diets
A site offering support to pet owners choosing to provide home made diets for their pets.

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association                                                                                                                                                                  Nutritional Guidelines, toolkits + Raw Food Diet Position Statement

Raw Pet Food Diet

Educational Information on Raw Food Diets for pets

Tufts University- Raw Food Diets


Barking – Six ways to control your dog’s barking

Common Adult Dog Problems 

Feline House Soiling

Dog and Cat Sites

Cat Fancy                                                                                                                                                                                                                         You will find information on cat shows, cat breeds, cat care and a showcase of top winning cats.

Canadian Cat Association

The Cat Fancier’s Association

Dog and Cat Anatomy
Have you ever wanted to know what the inside of a dog or a cat looks like?  You will find terrific full-colour illustrations of dog and cat anatomy on this University of Washington website, which can help you to understand a pet’s illness or injuries.

Canine Inherited Diseases Database

Dog Breeds
Another quick reference guide to many breeds of dogs, including photos and brief descriptions of each breed’s characteristics.

The Canadian Kennel Club

The official website of the Canadian Kennel Club.

The American Kennel Club
Learn about breeds and get tips on training on this site of the American Kennel Club.  Their goal is to provide resources that can assist the veterinary profession in providing the best care for dogs.

Dog Breed Guide
The question is ‘Which is the right dog for you?’. Help you match up your own circumstances and preferences with the characteristics of different dog breeds.

Dog Owners Guide – We’re Getting a Puppy
This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy.

Veterinary Associations

Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

College of Veterinarians of Ontario

Ontario Veterinary College


The Electronic Zoo
Back in the care-free spring of 1993, Ken Boscher, DVM started a (then) very manageable project of organizing and categorizing veterinary medical information available on the internet. Today, NetVet and the Electronic Zoo’s main objective is the same, which is to categorize and organize veterinary medical and animal related informtation on the internet in a relevant and easy to use format for people interested in these topics.

Although we only treat dogs and cats, we have included some useful links to other pets.

Rats & Mice
Rat and Mouse Club of America (RMCA) is a club for domestic rat and mouse lovers.  There is a lot of information about rats and mice along with a forum where people can ask questions and see what others have discussed.

The Ontario Rabbit Education Organization is a registered non-profit organization, established to promote the health and well-being of domestic rabbits in Ontario.


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