Below is a select variety of reviewed web links about animals, animal care, pet sitting, house sitting, and related topics. Please feel free to email us other ideas of your most useful websites that you would like us to consider adding to this list.
Best Cat Sites
Cat Fanciers Association (CFA)
Official website of the Cat Fanciers Association. Offers information on caring for cats, cat shows, CFA cat breeds and colors, health and cat care, and on-line catalog.
The Humane Society of the United States
The Humane Society offers this special section on cat care. Essentials, hazards, info about declawing, feeding, hiding places, indoor vs outdoor, cat supplies, cat behavior tips.
What You Need to Know About Cats
An “About Guide” with one of the most comprehensive collections of cat information and links. Includes A-Z cat breeds and topics including advocacy, cat/kitten care, training, handling behavioral problems, fun with cats, and much more.
Best Dog Sites
American Kennel Club (AKC)
Official site of the AKC. Great resource on dog breeds, breeders, dog rescue resources, show info, dog events, legislative updates, on-line store. Excellent section on Life with Dogs.
Site offered by Author Adam G. Katz, a highly successful dog trainer. Ideas, articles, videos, books on dog training and alleviating a wide variety of dog problems such as housebreaking, annoying habits, scratching, coming when called and more.
What You Need to Know About Dogs
An “About Guide” with one of the most comprehensive collections of dog information and links. Includes A-Z dog breeds and topics including advocacy, dog/puppy care, training, handling behavioral problems, fun with dogs, and much more.
Offers a newsletter about property caretaking and housesitting opportunities (housesit.org), advice, and information for property caretakers, housesitters, and landowners.
Pet Sitters International (PSI)
Very comprehensive website sponsored by PSI, a professional association of pet sitters. Provides a guide to using pet sitting services, preparing your home before you leave, quality standards in practice, specialized pet care articles, and more.
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS)
National organization dedicated to professional pet care providers. Includes a guide to using pet sitting services.
Best Vet, Pet First Aid, Other Animal Interest Sites
American Animal Hospital Association
Official site of the AAHA. Find an animal hospital, visit the comprehensive pet library, learn about basic pet first aid, pet nutrition, animal illness, human/pet bonds and more.
Sites sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Hosts Animal Poison Control Center. Amazing volume of information about pet care and nutrition. Action alerts and email updates. Includes pet care info for variety of species.
On-line pet pharmacy and supplies. Offers some limited wellness advice.
PetGroomer.com for Groomers
Site targets professional pet groomers. Offers Pet Groomer library with basics of grooming, animal interest articles, animal product links, find a groomer, greeting cards and more.
PSI Online Store
VISIT OUR ONLINE PET STORE
We’d like to invite you to visit our Pet Sitters International (PSI) online store. The site is filled with great pet supply products – many recommended by PSI pet sitters. Value pricing, coupled with the convenience of online ordering & home delivery make our store an economical and convenient way for you to buy your pet’s supplies. The products include quality items used daily by our clients, fun toys, fall fashions, and great gift items for pets and their owners. This is a service offered only by PSI Pet Sitters to their valued clients and friends.