Dog Resource Library
Please see our SPAY & NEUTER section for more information and low/no-cost spay-neuter resources.
Please click on the blue links below for more information:
Full Resource Library from Best Friends Animal Society
Full Resource Library for Dogs by Best Friends Animal Society
How to choose a dog
Welcoming Home a New Dog Prevent Problems from Day One.
Introducing Dogs to Each Other
Introducing a Cat and a Dog
Preventing your Dog from Chasing the Cat
What Dogs Need to Be Happy
Keeping Your Dog Safe & Sound
Cold Weather Care For Dogs
Pets' Dental Health
Reference guide for Dog Foster Care Volunteers
Finding a New Home for a Pet
Finding A New Home For A Pit Bull Terrier Type Dog
How to Find Homes for Homeless Pets
Getting a Service or Therapy Dog to Help with Autism
Common Illnesses in Dogs
Ringworm Information from the Koret Shelter Medicine Program
Ringworm is a fungus related to athlete’s foot; it’s not actually a worm.
Signs & Symptoms: Irregularly shaped areas of fur loss; the skin of the areas will usually appear rough and scaly
Treatment: Veterinary care, including an injection and/or topical treatment
Transmission: Very contagious to other dogs, cats and people, but usually requires direct contact with the infected animal
Ringworm Treatment in a Nutshell
The Truths & Myths about Pit Bulls & Staffordshire Terriers
You may be very surprised when you strip away the myths.
Fear vs Fact Regarding Pit Bull Dogs
The show strain is labeled the American Staffordshire, while the non-show dog strain is labeled the American Pit Bull Terrier, and they now recognized as separate breeds. Today the American Pit Bull Terrier is being bred with the same gentle qualities as the American Staffordshire Terrier. Both breeds make wonderful pets with the right kind of owner.
Here are some informative links regarding Pit Bulls...
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