I have found these resources through my research. I urge you to read with a questioning mind.  I feel it is best to gather information, ponder what you have learned, ask questions, and then make your decision using as many respected resources you can find.  It is YOUR life and YOUR pet, and you know your pet better than anyone else.  Click on the bold-face links below and have fun with it! Feel good about taking the responsibility for your pet's health care and life!

Veterinary Acupuncture

International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
Defines and discusses veterinary acupuncture.

VCA Hospitals
Defines and discusses veterinary acupuncture.

Holistic Wellness

Wondercide
A wonderful natural product for flea and tick control made here in Austin!

CatInfo
Wonderful website by Dr. Lisa Pierson regarding many cat health issues, including why and how to transition your kitty to a species-appropriate diet, as well as how to address urinary problems, diabetes, vaccination issues and more.

DogAware.com
Provides information on homemade diets for dogs.

Dr. Becker and Dr. Schultz discuss vaccinations
An extremely informative YouTube video of holistic veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker discussing vaccinations with world-renowned veterinary immunologist and researcher Dr. Ronald Schultz.

Whole Dog Magazine discusses vaccinations

Dr. Jean Dodds' Pet Health Resources
Extensive information on appropriate nutrition and vaccination issues. Her laboratory offers services for checking your pet's health, including vaccine titers, food allergy testing and thorough thyroid profiles.

Dr. Jean Dodds Discusses Spaying and Neutering

The Dog Place Discusses Spaying And Neutering
The decision to spay or neuter, and when, is now open for discussion.  It is not as black and white as we once thought, and there are numerous factors that should be considered before making the decision.  These two articles give some information regarding this subject.  As with everything, there is a lot of information out there.  It is in our pet's best interest to become educated so we can make a mindful decision that best fits our pet and lifestyle.  There are pros and cons both ways!

Critter Advocacy
This site is written by a Texas veterinarian who did the research on vaccines and has come up with a safer protocol to help reduce vaccine reactions while continuing to protect your pet.  Good information and may be eye-opening for you!

Dr. Bruce Syme Discusses Feeding Raw Bones
Dr. Bruce Syme discusses the fact and fiction of feeding raw bones to your pets.

Dr. Karen Becker
A wonderful integrative veterinarian, Dr. Becker has made many videos on integrative pet care regarding vaccinations, proper diets, updated spay/neuter information and many other health issues.  I highly recommend her information on vaccinations and diets!

Books

Pet shops that carry high-quality foods including raw options plus a variety of natural care products: