Online Pet Care Library

At Northpark Animal Hospital, we support pet owners with client education that assists them in making informed decisions about veterinary care, provides pet healthcare and behavioral training information, and enhances the human-animal bond.

This collection of highly informative pet care articles and videos comes from veterinary professionals and specialists in pet healthcare. Visit the links below to browse our selection of handouts, videos, and pet health resources:

  • Pet health handouts—include a wide variety of pet care, health, and behavioral articles relating to your dog or cat. These articles cover such topics as traveling with your pet, dental care, common diseases, giving medications, introducing your pet to a new baby, and many more helpful subjects.
  • Pet health videos—include general pet topics, such as allergies, pain management, pre-surgical lab work, and many more. There is also a selection of cat videos, including kitten basics and nutrition, and dog videos, including obedience training, hip dysplasia, and more.
  • Pet links—include a variety of animal–related resources.

Please note that the information accessed from these sources is of a general nature intended for pet owner education. These resources are not intended to be used as a veterinary diagnostic tool. For in–depth answers to specific concerns about your pet, please contact our office or discuss your pet care issues with us at your next appointment.

Northpark Animal Hospital

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.

~ Billings

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

~ Immanuel Kant

He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.

~ Unknown

Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful

~ Ann Landers

In ancient times, cats were worshipped as gods; they have never forgotten this.

~ Terry Pratchett

We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made.

~ Roger Caras

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitation of the human kind.

~ Cleveland Amory

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. It is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

~ Mark Twain

There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog.

~ Konrad Lorenz

Anytime you think you have influence, try ordering around someone else’s dog around.

~ The Cockle