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Valuable resources, when you need them most.

New baby? Worried your pet's food might be recalled? Pet loss & grief?
Need additional training tips? Planning a vacation? Pet Emergency?
Don't worry- It's all in one place!

Family Paws Parenting Education


Pet Poison Helpline

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Doggone Safe


Dog Food Advisor


Dogs On Deployment


Go Pet Friendly


Adoption, Fostering & Rescue:

Petfinder- Search for adoptable pets near you

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


Abuse, Neglect, Welfare & Advocacy:

Bailing out Benji- Fighting to expose and end puppy mills

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 for pet owners

Art & Photography

Amanda Jean Photography - Pet-inclusive Lifestyle Photographer for families in MN

E.R.A Portraits- Amazing pet portrait artist

Art by Paola Koyo Feldt- Custom paintings of your pets!


The Kennel Club UK- Step-by-step first time breeders guide

AKC- American Kennel Club


The Dog Breeder Store- Holistic & Natural Rearing Breeding Supplies

Emergency & Natural Disaster Preparedness:

HSUS- Preparing for tragedy, tips on evacuating with pets, post-disaster recovery, and more 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 Resources:

Financial burdens of pet ownership- Get money in a pinch for emergency veterinary care

General Pet & Veterinary Care:

Blue Pearl Veterinary Hospital- Find an emergency vet near you

IVPA VetLocal Initiative- Spreading awareness and resources on the importance of supporting small business and independently owned veterinary hospitals

AAVSB- Look up veterinarian license numbers, file a complaint & know your rights as a consumer

Pets with Special Needs- Blog articles, tips and resources for raising a pet with special needs

Home Again- Pet Microchip company that helps reunite lost pets and offers great products

Parsemus- Hormone-sparing sterilization of dogs and cats (find a provider near you)

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

American Veterinary Chiropractic Association- Find an animal chiropractor near you

International Association of Animal Massage & Bodywork/ Association of Canine Water Therapy- Find an animal massage, bodywork or water therapy practitioner near you

Housing & Moving:

My Pitbull is Family- Helping to keep families together by promoting better dog-inclusive rental & insurance policies

ASPCA breed specific legislation map & laws

Non-Toxic Living



Perfectly Rawsome- Fantastic resource for raw and home cooked diet formulations

FDA- Report a pet food complaint.

People and Pets Together- Pet food shelf in Minneapolis, MN

Pets of the Homeless- Pet food bank search

Check Your Pet Food- Independent laboratory testing for suspected contamination of pet food

Pet Loss & Grief Support:

Lap of Love-  Veterinary hospice care, and pet loss support.

ASPCA End of Life Care Guide

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!

BrightHaven- Animal rescue & hospice education: focusing on chronically ill, senior and disabled pets.

Two Hearts Pet Loss Center- Fantastic resource for pet loss and end of life care, with memorial ideas to honor a pet's life

Forever Friend- Kids guide (coloring & activity book) to saying goodbye to a beloved pet

Peaceful Waters Aquamation- A unique and graceful way to cremate and/ or preserve the memory of your pet

Heavenly Paws Pet Cremation- Pet cremation service in Minnesota

Oceans of Love- Have your pets ashes laid at sea. You may even request the GPS coordinates of your pet’s final resting place at sea.

EverAfter Art- Unique artwork created from the microscopic crystals of your pet's ashes.

ForeverPets- Pet memorials and keepsakes

Parting Stone- Turn your pet's ashes into beautiful memorial stones

Pet Products:

Chewy -Pet product retailer

Friendly Dog Collars -Dog apparel for individual needs using the Traffic Light System

Pet Pro Supply Company- Professional pet products for all industries

Service Animals & ESA:

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


Clean Run- Agility equipment

Puppy Bowl & Kitten Bowl (Discovery Channel)

Training & Behavior:

Canine Good Citizen- Training, testing, and evaluation of CGC


Rabies Challenge Fund- Organization seeking to end over-vaccination of pets through legislation

Titers for Pets- Changing legislation to promote optimal immunization

APHIS- Report an adverse vaccine reaction for your pet

Wildlife Resources:

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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Additional Resources

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