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Pet Resources:

Please Note: Links are provided as potential resources only and do not constitute an endorsement of the services or websites.

Resources for Pets with Disabilities:

Dewey's Wheelchairs for Dogs Custom-made, lightweight wheelchairs that are user-friendly for both you and your dog.

The K9 Cart Company Wheelchairs for mobility-impaired pets, designed by Veterinary Orthopedic Specialist Dr. Lincoln Parkes. Also offers diapers.

Petability (Doggon' Wheels) Wheelchairs for pets, support slings, paw protectors, diapers, and more.

Puppy Stairs Cushy modular stairs for aging dogs (and cats), or animals who suffer from arthritis or neurological disorders.

Canine Cooler A thermoregulating pet bed to help comfort dogs with bad joints, bad hips, skin disorders, or other health conditions in which a soft, cooling effect would be desirable.

Pet Health:

Cornell Veterinary Medicine Includes information on cats, dogs, horses, farm animals, and wildlife. A superb online resource for pet news, health, and well-being. Offers up-to-date information information on all pet issues, and includes a drug library.

Toxic Plant Alert (Florida Plants) A public awareness campaign by Florida Veterinary Specialists for pet owners & a tribute to "Tracker," the termite-hunting beagle. There are pictures of 15 of Florida's most toxic household and landscape plants.

Spay/Neuter Resources:

Love that Cat Store Lists free or low-cost spay/neuter programs in the United States, listed by state.

Spay USA SPAY/USA is a nationwide network of people working together to provide affordable spay/neuter programs. Its goal is to reduce the number of unwanted cats and dogs and to stop the suffering.

Lost/Stolen Pets:

Flealess Markets Lost Pet Index Lost pet listings by geographical area.

Last Chance for Animals Stolen Pets Page Pet peddlers prey on people who can no longer keep their pets. Desperate owners listen to promises of good and loving homes. The promises are not kept. Instead, your pets' fate is a laboratory or dog fight, where they die painful and lonely deaths. Find out what you can do to protect your pets.

Pet Abuse A phenomenal resource for anything related to pet abuse. Includes an abuse database, the abuse connection (animal abuse and violence towards humans), preventing abuse, abuse newsfeed, and much more.

Pet Travel The most comprehensive information source on the Internet for worldwide listings of pet friendly accommodations, restaurants, and pet care resources.

Humane Societies/Animal Rights Groups:

ASPCA The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals exists to promote humane principles, prevent cruelty, and alleviate fear, pain, and suffering in animals.

Farm Sanctuary A national, non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and protecting farm animals. It also campaigns to end abusive animal agricultural practices.

In Defense of Animals Working to protect the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals.

Lifesavers, Inc. Wild Horse Rescue Dedicated to saving abandoned, abused, neglected, and slaughter-bound mustangs.

NAVS (National Anit-Vivisection Society)-Animal advocates for humane science. The organization works to stop the use of animals in product testing, biomedical research, and classroom education.

National Humane Education Society Provides humane education, rescue and relief assistance for animals, as well screened adoption services.

PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

RSPCA The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals online.

Viva!USA Campaigns against the factory farming of ducks and pigs; endorsed by Paul McCartney.


Best Friends The nation's largest sanctuary for abused and abandoned cats and dogs and other animals. The mission of Best Friends is to help bring about a time when there are no more homeless pets, and when every cat or dog who's ever born can be guaranteed a good home with a loving family.

Chimp Haven Its mission is to provide a permanent home for chimpanzees from the biomedical research community, entertainment industry, or those kept as pets. (info also at

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Feral Cats:

Alley Cat Allies As the foremost experts on feral cats, Alley Cat Allies promotes nonlethal control for feral and stray cats with trap-neuter-return (TNR) programs that effectively reduce their population by sterilization — not euthanasia.

Feral Cat Coalition Based in San Diego, California. The web site has extensive information relating to feral cats.


The Gorilla Foundation Help Koko help to save her species.

IMOM (In Memory of Magic) The organization's mission: "Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured and abused companion animals. We are dedicated to insure that no companion animal has to be euthanized simply because their caretaker is financially challenged."

IPPL The International Primate Protection League, working since 1973 for the well-being of primates. IPPL's educational efforts have contributed to decisions by many countries to ban or restrict primate trade and to establish programs to protect primate habitat.

The Jane Goodall Institute The Jane Goodall Institute advances the power of individuals to take informed and compassionate action to improve the environment of all living things.

The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International Dedicated to the conservation of gorillas and their habitats in Africa through anti-poaching, regular monitoring, research, education and support of local communities, The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International uniquely continues to promote the ideals and vision of Dr. Dian Fossey.

LPAG Laboratory Primate Advocacy Group The site's purpose is to expose the true reality of laboratory primates from the perspective of the people who know them best — their caregivers and research technicians. The intent is to reflect the primate's current status quo, including laboratory conditions, on-going behavioral and biomedical research, and efforts to abolish the use of nonhuman primates in invasive procedures.

Maddie's Fund Its purpose is to end the killing of adoptable (healthy) dogs and cats. It motivates communities to build broad-based alliances by financially supporting collaborative, comprehensive life-saving programs.

Pennies to Protect Police Dogs Raises funds to provide bullet-proof vests for police dogs. Started by a 10-year-old girl, the organization raised over $60,000 in less than one year.


Animal Facts & Games for Children Children can play interactive games and learn about animals at Animaland, a site by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Miracle Pets The "Miracle Pets" TV show highlights remarkable stories of pets and how they've touched our hearts and souls. Read stories on their website, submit a story of your own, or visit the forum.

National War Dogs Monument - The mission: "To build and dedicate a National War Dogs Monument in Washington D.C. to honor the service and sacrifice of all military working dog teams of all U.S. Armed Services of all Wars and Peacekeeping Missions since WWI.” "All the pet links you can handle." Links on just about everything related to pets, message forum, and more.

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