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Pet Resources

Web sites

Albany Humane Society

American Kennel Club

America's lead non-profit devoted to the study, breeding and exhibiting purebred dogs.

American Veterinary Association

The American Veterinary Assocition Web site provides a wealth of information on keeping your pet healthy.


Get involved with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Dog Breed Info Center

Find out everything you want to know about dog breeds. This site also includes a dog breed picker to help you choose the best breed for your lifestyle.

The Humane Society

Pet Finder

Find a pet to adopt!

Yahoo! Pets

Everything you could possibly want to know about your pet!

Research Databases


AGRICOLA covers every major agricultural subject, including agricultural engineering and marketing, animal breeding, entomology, environmental pollution, farm management, foods and feeds, pesticides, rural sociology, social sciences, veterinary medicine and water resources.

Britannica Elementary

Britannica Elementary is designed especially for intermediate readers at the elementary and early middle school levels. Thousands of shorter articles cover subjects for school and fun, from nations of the world to animals and sports. Features include a world atlas, timeline, feature of the day, animal of the day, and topic browse. Learning materials and teacher resources are included on the site.

Common Call Numbers

636.08 Pets

639.34 Aquariums

636.9 Cats

636.7 Dogs

798.8 Dog Racing

636.1 Horses

636.686 Parrots and Parrakeets

636.932 Rabbits (raising)