Practical - Index
Companion Animals - Index

No-kill Animals Shelters - US, Canada, Scotland, Mexico, Japan and Columbia
Free Neuter By State - US

Parrot Sanctuaries -- For unwanted parrots around the world.

emergency vets in all 50 states:

The Prayer of St. Francis  with a members, pantry distributors, plus there are vet services available in all the boroughs, in every State! 

Need for Pet Friendly Homeless Shelters

List of financial assistance resources by state:
     Pet Owner's Financial Assistance - Feb 2010

No reason to give up family members:

For the Love Of Dog - rehabbing aggressive and fearful dogs

Can't afford the Vet, go to your local mobile clinic or humane society for treatment, and click on the links above for more financial help!


Pet FAQs -- From the Animal Rights list of FAQs.
Pet Care -- Diets, adoption, advise, funny bits, facts, essays.
Pet Loss -- Rainbow Bridge. Finding lost pets. Euthanasia and pet loss.
Stories -- Pet stories, quotes, information, miscellaneous.
Wild Animals -- Rehabilitation of squirrels, turtles, baby birds, and other wildlife.

Articles / Websites

Free Spay and Neuter listed by US State
Possible Sources for Financial Aid (for individuals) - veterinary care

PETA Responds To Animal Cruelty Charge From No-Kill Shelter Advocate, With An Expose Of Its Own - April 2013
The Fallacy of "Fates Worse Than Death" - September 2011
The Apology Video - June 2011
Pit Bull Nannies - History - June 2011
Ben Stein Raises Awareness About Puppy Mills - March 2011
Responsible Pet Ownership - March 2011
      Responsible Japanese Pet Guardians - March 2011
I am a dog. Not a thing. - Dec 2010
Blessing of Death Row Animals - Oct 2010
The dog that shook the internet last night is safe - Sept 2010
scientist shows dogs thrive as vegetarians - Dec 2009
Owners voice concern over proposed pit bull ban in city limits - 11/ 2009
Help Save One. Fights against the gassing of our companion animals.
Pet Adoption Portal -- When you post your available pets for adoption on this one site it will automatically post your pets onto Petfinders, 1-800-Save-A- Pet and Pets911. This will give your group more exposure without the extra leg work.
Dog Detective - reports lost dogs in your area
Letter from a shelter worker (USA) - January 2009
Tribute to Pit bulls
In Hope - An animal shelter story.
Run ToTo, Run - Expose on the American Kennel Club and its puppy mill connections
Finding a Balance Between Pets and Profits - Puppy Mills
Animal Prayers for Children
Do Dogs Have a Sense of Humor?
Amish Country: It's not just buggies and furniture
Pet Trusts - Ohio Law helps you provide for Fido after you're gone.  - teaches children to care for animals
Pets - Safety Tips at Holiday Time
Erase the Pet Overpopulation Problem
What Dogs Try to Tell Cops - pdf file on dog body language.
Dead Dog Walking
Myth: Killing Can Be Kind - Sept 2006.
Gas Chamber Man - Yes, I Gas Dogs and Cats for a Living.
How Should Pets Die? Debate: gas chamber vs. injection.
Pets TV -- Great website for companion animal owners.
Homes 4 Unwanted -- Finding homes for the unwanted. Shelters struggle to find a place for millions of homeless pets.
Lost Pets Katrina -- 6 months later, pets still need to find their families.
Lost Pet Plan  -- January 2006. A plan to get our pets back home.
Companion Animals -- Link to Great synopsis of Companion Animal Issues.
Long Live Squirrels (just maybe not where you live), by Constance Young.
Shelter Reality -- A sheltered life? Harsh reality at pounds Workers offer pointers on averting animals' tragedy.
Pet Stores Undercover -- Nov 2005. Animal Protection Institute (API) went undercover to investigate 64 pet stores.
Kill v No-kill -- Oct. 2005. Issue of 'kill' and 'no-kill' shelters not so clear-cut.
Shelter Tricks -- SPCA strives to see that every dog (or cat) has its day.
Pet Owner Shelter -- Stray animals? Put leash on owners.
Reforming Animal Control (.pdf).
Do Pets Grieve? -- by Sarah Newman.
Dogs Laugh -- New research tells you the sound they make.
A Shelter Story -- poignant.
Longest Walk -- A Day In The Life Of A Humane Society Employee, by Teri Campbell.
Life Or Death -- In a Fort Worth Texas Shelter.
Pet Verbiage -- We care for animals, but we don't own them.
Puppy Mills -- United Against Puppy Mills.
Puppy Mill Video - July 2006. video intensifies puppy mill issue.
Pit Bull Profiling
Pit Bull Essays


The Dog - Everything I know, I learned from my dog.
Man singing puppies to sleep: Bedtime.wmv
Why Kids Need Pets .wmv format
Cute pet video: La Patience
Shelter BG

In Hope, An Animal Shelter Story

As a nation, we claim to love cats and dogs. Millions of households have pets, and billions of dollars are spent yearly on pet supplies and food. But as a nation, we should take a hard, sobering look at a different annual statistic: the millions of dogs and cats given up to shelters or left to die on the streets. And the numbers tell only half the story.
     Every cat or dog who dies as a result of pet overpopulation -- whether humanely in a shelter or by injury, disease, or neglect -- is an animal who, more often than not, would have made a wonderful companion, if given the chance. Tremendous as the problem of pet overpopulation is, it can be solved if each of us takes just one small step, starting with not allowing our animals to breed. Here's information about this crisis and why spaying and neutering is the first step to a solution. Visit for more

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