General Pet Information

Diet Related Dilated Cardiomyopathy– With a recent increase in cases of Dilated Cardiomyopathy associated with taurine deficiency researchers are closer to finding the cause. It appears to be linked to diet and genetics. Home prepared diets, boutique brands, exotic ingredients and grain free diets have been implicated.  FDA Article

Your Pet and Parasites– Valuable information on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of companion animal parasites.

Pet Health Database–  Do you have questions about animal health, medications, therapies, surgery, or behavior? This resource is here to  support River Cove and you in the care of your companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.

International Travel Requirements

 How to be AWARE of Online Pharmacies– FDA Statement on how to protect your pet.

The Humane Society of the United States– The Humane Society promotes the protection of all animals.  They are an excellent resource where you can find information on pet care, pet adoption and animal welfare issues as well as hear wonderful animal related stories.

Feline Information

Cornell Feline Health Center– A wealth of information on feline health care.

Indoor Cat Initiative– A resource from Ohio State to help enhance the health and welfare of indoor cats. What can you do to help your cat thrive in its environment and experience optimal well being?

Canine Information

Dog Breeds– American Kennel Club dog breeds from A-Z

Pet Loss

Cornell’s Pet Loss Support Hotline

Tuft’s Pet Loss Support Hotline

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance Review– A great resource for those consider pet insurance. Read reviews and compare plans.


Pet Nutrition Alliance– Answers to important questions about your dog food brand.