Choose websites carefully. The information on the internet is not necessarily accurate, correct, complete or reliable. This issue is especially critical for both animal and human health.
Site ownership: Who is the site’s owner or producer? Do you recognize the name? Are they reputable?
Currency: How often is the site revised?
Audience: Who are the primary users or target audience?
Perspective: Is there a bias or an unbalanced orientation? Is the goal to educate, sell products or support an opinion?
Content: Is the content informative, timely, well balanced, documented (e.g. sources are given), and accurate?
Authorship: Are the authors credentials known (e.g. DVM)?
Overall quality: Are there any obvious errors, faults or inconsistencies?
Understanding: These sites are for general information. Always consult your veterinarian on health matters as she/he is more familiar with your pet than the articles you read. These sites are suggested to help enhance your knowledge base and increase the pleasure and ease of caring for your friends
For information on a variety of medical and behavioral topics:
VSPN: A large variety of general client education topics and resources