Pet Collection

This collection includes books and magazines on animal husbandry (636), processing dairy food and related products (637), insect culture (638), hunting, fishing, conservation and other technologies (639).

They are in paper and digital format; searchable through our Online Catalog and Articles and Databases.

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General Pet Care:  

ASPCA Pet Care 

Look at American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' general pet care page where it provides a wealth of health and behavior information to help pet parents provide the best possible care for their furry friends.  

American Animal Hospital Association - Pet Owner Resources  

The American Animal Hospital Association regularly releases guidelines that are used by veterinary hospitals across the US and Canada. Get to know the latest recommendations for your pet here!  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Healthy Pets 

Keeping pets healthy keeps people healthy too! Learn more about the benefits and risks of having pets.  

American Veterinary Medical Association 

The American Veterinary Medical Association is a not-for-profit association representing more than 99,500 veterinarians in the US. The AVMA provides information resources to help educate pet owners on proper pet care and pet health problems by asking question  

WebMD - Healthy Pets 

WebMD Healthy Pets includes veterinarian-reviewed information on pet nutrition, medical symptoms, training and behavior tips and other healthcare information.  

Merck Veterinary Manual 

The Merck Veterinary Manual Is a reference manual of animal health care. It contains concise, thorough information on the diagnosis and treatment of disease in a wide variety of species.   


Dog Care:  

American Kennel Club - Health   

As a dog owner, there is no higher priority than ensuring your dog's health and happiness. Get the best health advice from our experts for every stage of a dog’s life, from puppy to senior.  

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine - Canine   

A wide variety of dog health topics, including vaccination schedules, training, proper dental care, breeding, and more.  


Cat Care:  

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine - Feline  

Tips on vaccination guidelines, indoor versus outdoor, and introducing new family members to your feline friend.  

Cornell Feline Health Center  

The Cornell Feline Health Center is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere. They provide information about cat health to cat owners, enthusiasts, and veterinarians in a timely and accessible manner.   

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UC Davis California Master Beekeeper Program 

Using science based information to educate stewards and ambassadors for honey bees and beekeeping. Find useful information about beekeeping in California. 

California Department of Food and Agriculture -  Pollinator Protection 

CDFA was directed to administer the Pollinator Habitat Program and to prioritize the planning of native habitats for the benefit of native biodiversity and the use of locally appropriate native plant seed mixes when feasible.  

Bee Where California 

BeeWhere is a collaborative initiative to bring beekeepers and pesticide applicators together to share best practices by tracking and safeguarding hive locations across California using innovative mapping tools. 


Beekeepers Associations 

California State Beekeepers Association 

San Francisco Beekeepers Association 

Beekeepers Association of Southern California