Valuable resources, when you need them most.
New baby? Worried your pet's food might be recalled?
Need additional training tips? Planning a vacation? Pet Emergency?
Don't worry- It's all in one place!
Promoting dog and kid safety
Dogs On Deployment
Foster/ Boarding service for military member's pets.
Go Pet Friendly
Find pet friendly destinations and travel accommodations!
Abuse, Neglect, Welfare & Advocacy:
Minnesota Federated Humane Society- Investigators of animal abuse, cruelty, and neglect
Animal Rights Coalition- MN animal rights organization
Red Rover Relief- Domestic violence assistance resources
Emergency & Natural Disaster Preparedness:
HSUS- Preparing for tragedy, tips on evacuating with pets, post-disaster recovery, and more
Ready.gov- Preparing with pets for natural disasters
Red Rover- Emergency preparedness and relief funding for pets & families involved in natural disasters
ASPCA- Volunteer for the disaster relief field response team
ASPCA- Disaster response training for professionals
PetcoLove- Funding, fostering, lost pets during natural disasters
Hurricane Pets Rescue Inc- Disaster relief and reuniting family pets, and rescuing of homeless pets
*View Go Pet Friendly link above for pet friendly hotel/ travel accommodations in case of emergency evacuation!
Financial burdens of pet ownership- Resources to get money in a pinch for emergency veterinary care
People and Pets Together- pet food shelf in Minneapolis, MN
Pets of the Homeless- food bank search
General Pet & Veterinary Care:
Blue Pearl Veterinary Hospital -Find an emergency vet near you
APHIS - Report an adverse vaccine reaction for your pet
AAVSB- Look up veterinarian license numbers, file a complaint & know your rights as a consumer
Home Again- Pet Microchip company that helps reunite lost pets and offers great products
Holistic Health & Wellness:
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AHVMA) -Find a holistic veterinarian near you
American Veterinary Chiropractic Association - Find a certified animal chiropractor near you
American Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy -Learn about homeopathy for animals
Housing & Moving:
My Pitbull is Family- helping to keep families together by promoting better dog-inclusive rental & insurance policies
Pet Loss & Grief Support:
Lap of Love: Veterinary hospice care, and pet loss support.
Pet Peace of Mind -Helping humans in hospice stay connected with their pets & helps find homes for their pets before they pass
Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN- Pet loss support & grief resources, including bereavement hotlines and crisis text line.
Forever Loved Pet Hospice Program- Adoption-based pet hospice in MN. You may also donate to or sponsor an animal in this program!
Friendly Dog Collars -Dog apparel for individual needs using the Traffic Light System
Amanda Jean Photography - Pet-inclusive Lifestyle Photographer for families
Rescue & Fostering:
Best Friends Animal Society -Largest no-kill animal sanctuary in the USA, located in Utah. News, education, and adoptable animals looking for a fresh start! *Fun fact: I volunteered here years ago and it was amazing!
No Kill Network- Find a no-kill animal shelter or organization near you
Lucky's Place- No-kill cat rescue in Minnesota
The Bitty Kitty Brigade- Foster-based rescue for orphaned and neonatal kittens in Minnesota
Second Hand Hounds: Feral Cat Outreach- Trap, neuter, release programs as well as feral placement
Service/ ESA Dogs & Other Pets:
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act): Guide to service dogs and ESA and what the different legalities are between them.
AKC Service Dogs 101: everything you need to know about service dogs
Service Animals- Find a service animal organization
Training & Behavior:
Canine Good Citizen- training, testing, and evaluation of CGC
Wildlife Rehabilitation Permitted in Minnesota- MN resource for licensed MN wildlife rehabilitation.
*PLEASE DO NOT attempt to rehabilitate a wild animal on your own. In some states, it is unlawful to possess and/ or transport injured wildlife unless you have a legal permit.
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