Animal-World ResourcesMain Pet Links

Services, Adoption & Boarding Sites
Websites that offer pet boarding, pet sitting, pet and animal transportation, pet training, pet grooming, and veterinarian services.
  • Furry Friends Web Design - Web design catering exclusively to the animal community! Breeders, vets, kennels, shelters, stores, sitters, groomers, personal sites, etc. All breeds, all species.
  • Best Friends - Located in Kanab, Utah, they have more than 1,600 animals for adoption, including dogs, cats, birds, small animals, rabbits, equine, pigs, and barnyard animals.
  • Best Friends Pet Care - Boarding your pet is our expertise! Offering professional pet boarding facilities, grooming service, and positive training services. Operating 44 centers in 19 states.
  • Go Pet Certificates - Number one provider of excellent quality, inexpensive pet birth and death certificates in North America. Store certificate locally and print on-demand as many times, as you need.
  • - Offers a nationwide lost pet locator service. Provides a searchable database of lost and found pets, shelter/vet poster alerts, and homes telephoned with the number depending upon the package purchased.
  • Pets on the Move - A pet travel agent located in the UK. Offers custom made travel kennels and boarding. Also offers additional information about pet carriers and crates, and pet passports.
  • Sevenoaks Art - Graphics and free 3D animated gifs for web sites etc by Dave Sutton. Check out the cool swimmming Shark we use for the back button on our 'Sharks and Rays' pages!
Zoos and Aquariums Sites
Websites of public zoos, aquariums, wildlife parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and animal reserves
  • Meerkats! Fellow Earthlings' Wildlife Center - Home of the real Timon from "The Lion King". A wildlife center for Meerkats received from accredited zoos. They are placed here to provide them with a life-long home. Fun to visit - you can even interact with them!
  • Aquarium of the Pacific - Located in Long Beach CA, this aquarium houses exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean, the largest ocean in the world. It was founded in 1998 and is the fourth largest aquarium in the United States.
  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps - Birch Aquarium is the public exploration center for Scripps Institution of oceanography, UCSD, in La Jolla, California.
  • Georgia Aquarium - In Atlanta, opened in Nov. 2005 and is the worlds largest aquarium.
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - Situated in Monterey Bay, CA, their exhibits include approximately 550 different species of marine fish, birds, invertebrates, reptiles, plants and algae, and marine mammals with a focus on those species found in the Pacific Ocean, and especially Monterey Bay.
  • Mystic Aquarium - Located in Mystic, CT this aquarium is also offers its Institute for Exploration. It provides wonderful animals and exhibits and also has a research department focusing on aquatic animal health and the conservation of the marine environment.
  • National Aquarium in Baltimore - A wonderful aquarium with displays of fish, birds, reptiles, invertebrates, mammals, and a special Australian exhibit. Worth the time to visit!
  • New England Aquarium - Located in Boston MA, this aquarium houses displays of coral reefs from around the world, as well as animals and marine fishes. Founded in 1969, it is a leader in global ocean exploration and marine conservation.
  • New York Aquarium - Offers displays of mammals, birds, fish and amphibians; and strives to understand animal enrichment and survival through its Aquatic Animal Health Center which opened in 2008. It is part of the Wildlife Conservation Society, along with the Bronx Zoo and several others zoos in the New York area.
  • The Maritime Aquarium - Offers mammal and marine animal exhibits for a rich experience and appreciation of the Long Island Sound. Located in South Norwalk, CT.
  • Vancouver Aquarium - This is the largest aquarium in Canada, and is dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. A really cool site and the aquarium is a great place to visit! Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Wrigley Marine Science Center - Located on Catalina Island off the coast of Southern California, this is an educational site with live cameras and video clips.
  • Zoological Society of San Diego - Includes the Wild Animal Park, San Diego Zoo, and live web cams!
Pet Supplies and Livestock
Websites that sell pet and animal products online and/or offer live pets and animals
  • 1-800-PetMeds - Pet Pharmacy with prescription and non-prescription pet medications along with health and nutritional supplements for dogs, cats, and horses.
  • Animal-World offers Comparison Shopping for Pet Supply and Livestock! - Compare pet supplies and prices offered by online retailers for thousands of pet products, live freshwater fish, saltwater fish, corals, and reptiles. Includes sale items and specials, too!
  • - Bear Spray, Two well-known bear sprays to keep you safe.
  • Discount Pet - Offers online pet supplies for dogs, cats, birds, along with some equine items.
  • Drs. Foster and Smith - Offers a wide variety of pet products for a dogs, cats, fish, ponds, birds and wild birds, reptiles, small pets, and horses.
  • DryFur Pet Travel and Shipping Products - Offering disposable crate mats and complete "first class" pet airline travel kits.
  • Pet Memorials - Welcome to and thank you for visiting our website. is the online company of a Central Texas monument manufacturer and retailer that has been serving families since 1947.
  • Petco - National chain with retail stores and online. Carries all the basic pet care supplies for dogs, cats, birds, wild birds, fish, ponds, reptiles and amphibians, and small pets.
  • PetSmart - National chain with retail stores and online. Carries all the basic pet care supplies dogs, cats, birds, wild birds, fish, reptiles, and small pets.
  • That Fish Place / That Pet Place - Offers live fish online and pet supplies for all types of pets including fish, dogs, cats, birds, small pets, horses, ponds and wild birds.
Information and Miscellaneous Sites
Interesting and curious animal related websites.
  • Animal and Pet Directory - Find links to the the best animal and pet resources at the best animal sites directory - all types of animals and pets listed.
  • Pet Industry Resource Guide - The Pet Industry Resource Guide is a directory for pet supplies vendors, find a pet store near you
Favorite Links
These websites are some of our favorites!
  • Animals Worlds - Wild animals information and pictures of mammals, reptiles, fish, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates. People who love to know to more about the wild zone can get lots of information.
  • How to Draw Cartoon Animals - Learn how to draw your own cartoon animals - including dragons! Very Cool!
  • Jungle Photos - Great site! Photos of animals, reptiles, birds plants, and scenery from the Amazon, Galapagos, and Africa. Each photo is accompanied with an informative description. The focus is to inspire and support wilderness conservation and education.
  • Pet Names, Best Names for Pets - Need a name for your new pet? Here's some great ideas!
  • Steven Simpson Books - Specializes in natural history with lots of aquaculture and animal specialty books. Long established specialist mail order and internet booksellers.
  • - Current and breaking news stories, this website has headlines and links to a news articles about underwater world. Very cool to stay abreast with happenings in oceans and waterways across the globe!
  • Wildlife at - A fun site that has pictures and information on different kinds of wild animals and pets, and a link site.
  • Zoobooks Magazine - Fun, facts, and entertainment covering some of the world's most fascinating animals, birds, reptiles and insects. Award-winning, educational magazine for kids 6-12.
Animal Conservation and Classification Sites
Websites providing conservation status, habitat information, scientific classification, and other background information on animals
  • ARKive - ARKive is a ‘virtual’ conservation effort. "Using film, photographs and audio recordings, ARKive is creating a unique record of the world’s biodiversity - complementing other species information datasets, and making a key resource available for scientists, conservationists, educators and the general public."
  • BirdLife International - A global Partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
  • CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) - An international agreement between Governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
  • ITIS Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Provides authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of the world... to create an easily accessible database with reliable information on species names and their hierarchical classification.
  • Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life - Species 2000 and ITIS Integrated Taxonomic Information System decided to work together to create the Catalogue of Life... is to become a comprehensive catalogue of all known species of organisms on Earth. Rapid progress has been made and this Catalogue of Life edition contains 1,315,754 species... Probably just slightly over 2/3 of the world's known species.
  • The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - To find out if your pet or any other animal is threatened or endangered in its natural habitat, you can check out their current status here! Their goal is to provide information and analyses on the status, trends and threats to species in order to inform and catalyse action for biodiversity conservation. It is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.
  • UNEP United Nations Environment Programme - WCMC World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Their goal is "working towards a wiser world: one in which everyone recognizes that the diversity of life on Earth is vital to the future of humanity. The Centre strives to promote wiser decision-making and a sustainable future by providing information on the conservation and sustainable management of the living world".
Major Brand Names and Manufacturer Sites
Websites of brand names products for pets and animals, as well as product manufacturers
  • Tetra - Tetra is a one of the leading companies providing quality hobbyist products for fish aquariums, ponds, and reptiles, with foods, filtration, test kits, decor and accessories. Check out their product catalog.