Useful Contacts

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Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors

PO Box 46

Worcester WR8 9YS

UK

E-mail apbc@petbcent.demon.co.uk

Web site www.apbc.org.uk

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Rare Breeds Survival Trust

National Agricultural Centre

Stoneleigh Park

Warwickshire

CV8 2LG

UK

Tel 024 7669 6551

Fax 024 7669 6706

Web site www.rbst.org.uk

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Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Causeway, Horsham,

West Sussex, RH12 1HG

01403 264181

Website www.rspca.org.uk

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BMC Veterinary Research

Open access veterinary articles.

http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcvetres

Useful Links for Cat Owners

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International Cat Care

it is a good source of information on feline health and behavioural problems.

Website www.fabcats.org

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Moggies On-line Cat Guide

This site is best viewed with a cat on your lap, fun and informative!

Website www.moggies.co.uk

Online Natural/Raw Feeding Chat Groups

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http://www.holisticat.com/forum/

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http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/rawcat/

Both of these groups have lots of experienced people who have been feeding raw/natural diets for a long time and are only too pleased to help people new to raw feeding.

Natural/Raw Feeding Websites

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www.rawfedcats.org

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www.catinfo.org

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www.ukrmb.co.uk

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www.holisticat.com

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www.catnutrition.org

For information on preventing and treating chronic kidney failure in cats

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www.felinecrf.org

Useful Links for Dog Owners

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Association of Pet Dog Trainers

Peacocks Farm

Northchapel

Petworth

West Sussex GU28 9JB

UK

Website www.apdt.co.uk

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Dogs Trust

17 Wakely Street

London EC1V 7LT

UK

0208 837 0006

Website www.dogstrust.org.uk

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The Kennel Club

1-5 Clarges Street

London W1Y 8AB

UK

0208 493 6651

Web site www.the-kennel-club.org.uk

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Agility Net

Information on leagues and clubs around England

Website www.agilitynet.com

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Obedience UK

Competitive obedience is great fun for all breeds

Website www.obedienceuk.com

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Canine Freestyle

Have you been inspired by Pudsey's amazing performance on Britain's Got Talent?

Website www.caninefreestylegb.com

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Diane Blackman's Fun with Your Dog

Enjoyable activities with your dog, and lots more about dogs.

Web site www.dog-play.com

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Patricia McConnell’s site

A wealth of information and food for thought.

Website: www.patriciamcconnell.com/theotherendoftheleash

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Justice for Dogs

A charity that specializes in dog-related issues.

Telephone number 01544 370213.  

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Canine Hydrotherapy Association

An organisation which aims to provide self-regulation and set benchmark standards in hydrotherapy treatment.

Website www.k9hydrotherapy.co.uk

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Canine Leishmaniasis

Information on canine leishmaniasis, important for people taking dogs from the UK to Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Greece and Portugal. Generally useful if you live or plan to live somewhere where this disease is endemic.

Website www.leishmaniasis.info

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Dogs in Pubs

A link for those of you who like to take your dogs to the pub.

Web site www.doggiepubs.org.uk

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Molosser World

For people interested in the origins of Mastiffs and Bully Breeds.

Web site www.moloss.com

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Deaf Dogs

This web site: www.deafdogs.org is of interest to people with deaf dogs. It is a US site, but has a lot of information that is of interest to all owners of deaf dogs.

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UK Raw Meaty Bones

A useful link for people interested in raw food for dogs.

www.ukrmb.co.uk

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Canine Genetics and Epidemiology

A link to an open access journal which is useful for people concerned with canine genetics, especially breeders.

http://www.cgejournal.org/content/2/1/3

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Dog Coat Colour Genetics

 Interesting site on canine genetics, especially coat colour

 http://www.doggenetics.co.uk/

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 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health

 Dogs from this breed usually have lovely temperaments, but  health tests are important for buyers and breeders.

 http://www.cavalierhealth.org/

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 Staffordshire Bull Terriers

This is a very inforamtive set, including a discussion of  health issues:

 http://www.staffordshirebullterrier.org.uk/

Dog Blogs

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The Terrier Man

An interesting site and blog for people who appreciate their terrier's working heritage.

Web site: http://www.terrierman.com/

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Carol Lea Benjamin's blog.

http://clbenjamin.wordpress.com/

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Raised By Wolves: Heather Houlahan´s blog

http://cynography.blogspot.com/

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Feral Dogs blog

http://feraldog.wordpress.com/

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Janeen McMurtrie's blog

http://smartdogs.wordpress.com/

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For anyone breeding from or choosing a pedigree dog!

http://pedigreedogsexposed.blogspot.com/


Useful Links for Guinea-Pig/Cavy Owners

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Seagull's Guinea Pig Compendium

Web site www.aracnet.com/~seagull/Guineas/

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Cavy International

Web site www.cavyinfo.com

Useful Link for Poultry Keepers

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British Hen Welfare Trust

Web site www.bhwt.org.uk

Useful Links for Rabbit Owners

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British Rabbit Counci

Purefoy House, 7 Kirkgate

Newark, Notts, NG24 1AD

UK

01636 676042

E-mail info@thebrc.org

Website www.thebrc.org

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House Rabbit Society

Web site www.rabbit.org