Leisure, Hobbies, Home

The American Kennel Club: dog breed directory (including video), breed clubs, breeder referral contacts, rescue work, shows & seminars

Animal Health Resources: Look here for free Internet resources providing quality animal-health-related information compiled by Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Astronomy.com: Designed for Astronomy hobbyists, the site contains the latest space news, feature articles, a nice beginners section, tips and tools for parents and teachers, a photo gallery, and star charts.

Birding News: What’s happening in birding today from the American Birding Association.

Birding on the Net: searchable digests & archives of e-mail lists on birds; images, general information, Rare Bird Alerts

Birds Cornell: exhaustive resource on birding; from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, includes information on identifying species, feeding, attracting, and birding news

Cat Fanciers: breed directory (including video), breed clubs, breeder referral contacts, rescue work, shows & seminars; links to cat sites

Chess Corner: Chess resource includes instructional material for beginners and contacts and links for more advanced players

Collectors Universe: includes coins, currency, autographs, sports, records and stamps; daily price guides; want lists; counterfeit reports; auctions; dealers; search dealer catalogs; searchable archives; links to specialty sites

Craft Yarn Council: links to helpful resources and websites provided by the Craft Yarn Council

Cyber-Pet: links to sites for dogs & cats

Cyberspace World Railroad: links to railroad sites including models and general railroad info

Epicurious: recipes from Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Self, cookbooks, chefs, and home cooks

Flowerweb: search for photographs of 7,000+ flowers & plants by botanical name, VBN code or any of six languages; to access select “menu” then select “flowerbase”

FreePatterns.com: patterns for crochet, knitting, sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, plastic canvas, beading and more

Garden Forever: links to gardening resources

Garden Web: links to Internet resources, garden & flower shows schedules; show gardens & garden tours, & gardening associations; weekly gardening e-zine

Home Gardening: from Cornell University; includes growing guides for flowers, vegetables and lawns

The Horse Interactive: primary coverage is of equine health; databank of equine health issues; links to other horse sites

National Gardening Association: searchable excerpts from National Garden; buyer’s guide; horticultural dictionary with 15,000+ entries including plants, botanical terms, pests, diseases; kids’ gardening, links, seed swap

NetVet & The Electronic Zoo: gateway to veterinary medical & animal resources; includes careers, education, organizations, publications, dealers for pharmaceuticals, pets & supplies; keyword searchable; Electronic Zoo includes pets, wildlife, marine mammals, zoo animals

The Recipe Link: gateway to food & cooking-related websites; searchable & classified

Referwork: How-To and DIY information covering a full range topics on home maintenance, improvements, ideas and remodeling projects

Web Garden: Factsheet Database of 9,000+ searchable links to agronomics & horticultural factsheets on growing plants; searchable Plant Dictionary includes 1,444 images & horticultural descriptions of species & cultivars

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