General Animal Resource/Welfare Links

The following is only a small list of the animal rescue and welfare sites out there. These are great references if you have an animal rescue/welfare concern, want to get involved, or just want to learn more.

Pets 911 - Report lost & found pets, find local rescues & shelters, locate local vet/neuter & emergency vet clinics, find local contact info to report animal abuse, & more.

Best Friend's Pet Care - Find local doggy daycare, boarding & obedience training. Also has pet library of indexed topics, questions, & answers.

Pet Education
- Articles about pet health care, emergency hotlines, pet first aid, and more.

Pet Poison List
- VERY comprehensive list indexed by species. (Includes dogs, cats, fish, birds, ferrets, small pets, & reptiles)

Pet Emergency & First Aid
- Guide to emergency & first aid for animals, indexed by species.

When to Call a Vet - Guide indexed by species on when to call a veterinarian in a pet health situation.

Pet Emergency Hotlines - Guide to pet-related emergency hotlines.

Veterinary Partner - Find answers or further information about pet related health issues.

Healthy Pet
- Find a local vet, info about detecting & relieving your pet's pain, and financial aid for pet medical care.

The Pet Project - Directory of pet related services & products. shelter/rescue forum - Forum about animal shelters, animals in need, animal adoption, and more.

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary - Website of one of the nation's largest & most well-known animal sanctuaries. Tons of adoption & general pet information.
911 Pet Rescue Forum - Forum for emergency pet questions, assistance, and transport help.

Friends of Animals- Get informed about animal advocacy issues & find local low-cost spay & neuter clinics.

Alley Cat Allies - Organization devoted to ending the suffering of feral cats. Information on how you can help.

American Humane Association - The nation's only organization devoted to protecting animals & children.

Animal Attraction - A place for pet lovers to meet, share, and learn. Forums, blogs, photo contests, games, and more.

Animal Law Coalition - Legal information for animal related issues. Offers legal analysis of issues related to animals. Learn how to take action for animals in your community & stay updated on current animal legal issues & legislation.

Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) - Provides information for improved animal care & use in research, testing, teaching, & exhibition.

Animal Welfare Institute - Organization that seeks to end the sum total of pain & fear inflicted on animals by humans. Stay updated on current info & learn how you can help!

ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Find ways to help, get expert advice, learn about ASPCA programs, and stay updated on current animal issues.

Cats International - Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people better understand their feline companions. Offers free advice for feline behavior problems & other questions. Library of articles & hotline number available.

Defenders of Wildlife - Leading science & research based conservation organization. Stay updated on wildlife issues & help end the plight of wild & endangered animals everywhere.

Dogs Deserve Better - Organization dedicated to freeing the chained dog & bringing him into the home. Support, volunteer, & spread the word.

Dogs in Danger -Site featuring dogs in danger of euthanasia. Search for dogs in your area.

Hearts United for Animals - National no-kill animal sanctuary, shelter, and animal welfare organization.

International Fund for Animal Welfare -Works to improve animal welfare, prevent animal cruelty & abuse, protect wildlife, & provide animal rescue around the world.

Internet Crime Complaint Center -Report internet animal abuse here.

No Kill Advocacy Center - Organization devoted to turning every shelter into a no-kill shelter. - Learn about animal cruelty laws, receive animal abuse action alerts, report animal cruelty, and search national and local animal abuse/cruelty cases.

Spay USA - Organization devoted to advocated spay/neuter, find low-cost spay/neuter clinics, and find info for vets about joining the low-cost spay/neuter network.

The Animal Rescue Site - Just one free click provides food to shelter animals. Purchase a wide array of products, from which some proceeds go to helping shelter animals.

The Humane Society of the United States - America's largest & most effective animal protection organization. Learn about current pet related issues, find ways to help, and discover helpful pet tips.

The Senior Dogs Project -Information about adopting senior dogs, senior dog locator,  and information on how to adopt-out a senior dog.