Find a Pet Rescue Organization or Animal Shelter

This is an alphabetical listing of animal shelters and rescues. If your local animal shelter is not on this list, please send them our rescue/shelter membership sign-up page.

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  • DC Paws Rescue
    Business Name DC Paws Rescue
    Country US
    Location Washington, DC
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs, Cats
    Website http://www.dcpawsrescue.org
    Business Description We save dogs and cats from rural shelters and help them find adopted families in the Washington, DC region. We also believe there is more to rescue than getting animals out of shelters into homes. We believe that a rescue also needs to support the people who care about it. We are committed to supporting the physical and behavioral health of animals in our care, and supporting adopters and educating the general public about animal behavior and humane training resources. All this is part of an effort to keep more animals out of shelters and in their forever homes.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Rehoming Animals, Other Animal Service
  • Do Good Dog Rescue
    Business Name Do Good Dog Rescue
    Country US
    Location Ashland, New Hampshire 03217
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs
    Website http://www.dogooddogrescue.org
    Business Description DO-Good Dog Rescue is a NH based all breed rescue that was founded by dedicated volunteers to help save dogs who would be euthanized in high kill shelters around the country. We offer assistance with placement of local owner surrenders.
    Services Rehoming Animals
  • Dog Rescue Dunedin
  • Dogs For Life
    Business Name Dogs For Life Ireland
    Country IE
    Location County Cork
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Business Description We mainly rescue, rehabilitate and re-home Dobermanns but regularly take in other breeds as well. We tend to concentrate on hard to re-home dogs and try to provide a comfortable longer stay environment for the dogs in our care.
    Services Rehoming Animals
  • Dogs Home Forever
  • Dogs Out Loud
    Business Name Dogs Out Loud
    Country US
    Location Austin, TX
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs
    Website http://www.dogsoutloud.org
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Behavior Adjustment Training, Brain Games, Nosework, Group Classes, Rehoming Animals
  • Double Happiness Foundation, Inc.
    Business Name Double Happiness Foundation, Inc.
    Country US
    Location Ithaca, NY
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs
    Website http://www.doublehappinessdogs.org
    Business Description Double Happiness Foundation is a registered not-for-profit located just outside of ithaca, NY. We work, closely, with shelters, other non-profit rescues and municipalities to help the highest risk dogs achieve and maintain the behavioral equilibrium that is often disrupted by confinement or life in a shelter setting. Our goal is to enhance and supplement the existing shelter system, create and maximize opportunities for high risk animals through thoughtful enrichment and training procedures based in the modern science of animal behavior. We help LOCAL dogs, who have developed serious behavior issues, become adoptable local dogs.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Other Species Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Search and Rescue, Police/Military Dog Training, Nosework, Mushroom Hunting, Other Scent Activities, Other Sports, Rehoming Animals, Other Animal Service
  • Eduarda Cardoso
  • Excelsior Springs Friends of Animals
  • Florida Keys SPCA
  • Furkid Rescue
  • Galway SPCA
    Business Name Galway SPCA
    Country IE
    Location Galway
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit, Animal Law Enforcement
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Rodents
    Website http://www.galway-spca.com
    Business Description The Galway Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals runs a cattery and a charity shop in Galway city and a sanctuary for dogs and cats in Killimor. We care for cruelty cases, strays, dumped or surrendered animals and if we have space we pull dogs from pounds as well. Rehoming esp. of Border Collies and sighthounds in Ireland is often difficult so we work closely with rescues in England.
    Services Rehoming Animals
  • Get A Bull, Inc
    Business Name Get A Bull, Inc.
    Country US
    Location Long Island, NY
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs
    Website http://www.getabull.org/
    Business Description Get A Bull is a 501c3, non-profit pit bull breed rescue and advocacy in Long Island, NY - Helping the Breed Most in Need
  • Great Dane Rescue Alliance
    Business Name Great Dane Rescue Alliance
    Country US
    Location NC, SC and VA
    Expertise Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit
    Species Served Dogs
    Website http://www.greatdanerescuealliance.org
    Business Description Great Dane Rescue Alliance is a 501 c 3 that has foster homes in NC, SC and VA. We were formed in 2012 by a group of dedicated volunteers that wanted to focus our efforts on helping Great Danes and other dogs that needed them most. Through our foster home based program, we work to rescue and rehabilitate those that may be otherwise overlooked. We adopt to most of the East Coast. We are always looking for qualified adopters and foster homes. Our mission statement is as follows: • Help abandoned, neglected, unwanted and/or abused Great Danes and other dogs with the ultimate goal of placing them in loving, permanent homes; • Promote responsible dog ownership to potential adopters as well as the general public concerning building a positive relationship with your companion animal and proper animal husbandry including the benefits of spaying/neutering, proper nutrition, and force-free training; • Provide guidance and counseling to owners to ensure that the needs of their companion animal are met in totality; and • Further other actions that promote increasing adoptability of Great Danes and other dogs and to increase the humane treatment of dogs
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Rehoming Animals
  • Great Pyrenees Rescue of Western Illinois
  • Greyhound Pets, Inc
  • Greyhound Rescue Wales
  • Guardian Angel Animal Rescue
  • Gulf Coast Humane Society
  • Hartolan Seudun Eläinsuojeluyhdistys ry
  • Hawaiian Humane Society
  • Hello Bully
  • Homeward Pet Adoption Center
  • Houston SPCA
    Business Name Houston SPCA
    Country US
    Location Houston, Texas
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Veterinarian / Medical, Shelter / Rescue, Non-Profit, Animal Law Enforcement
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Horses, Birds, Rabbits, Rodents, Other Small Mammals, Other Large Mammals, Reptiles, Exotics
    Website http://www.houstonspca.org
    Business Description Champions for animal welfare. As Houston’s first and largest animal protection organization, we offer the region’s most comprehensive, highly qualified care and services to animals in need. We stand by our mission to promote commitment to and respect for all animals and free them from suffering, abuse and exploitation, and proudly place all healthy animals into loving homes, with adoption partners or in reputable sanctuaries.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Kitten Socialization, Other Species Socialization, Clicker Training, Brain Games, Other Scent Activities, Play Groups, Rehoming Animals, Other Animal Service
  • Humane Society of Delaware County

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