Web sites following pet estate planning, veterinarian shortages, and more.
• The Humane Society of America offers "Providing for Your Pet's Future Without You," a free estate-planning kit for pet owners at hsus.org/petsinwills.
• A new AVMA Web page focuses on the shortage of food animal veterinarians at avma.org/fsvm/default.asp. In addition to providing information for consumers, government officials, and industry associations, the site also offers maps showing the regional distribution of food animal doctors and indicating how the shortage is hitting some areas harder than others.
• Healthycatsforlife.com from Fort Dodge Animal Health and the American Association of Feline Practitioners provides feline wellness educational resources for pet owners and veterinarians.
• Also for cats, Cornell University and Nestlé Purina PetCare offer feline health education videos at www.felinevideos.vet.cornell.edu.
• Do you want the lowdown on animal diseases and zoonoses worldwide? Check out the World Animal Health Information Database at oie.int/wahid, which presents international disease data by country, region, month, and year.