HELP ME - CENTRAL

HELPING THOSE WHO CAN'T HELP THEMSELVES

RESOURCES

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ADOPTION

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Adopt-a-Pet.com        
Resource - North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website Helps shelters, humane societies, SPCA's, pet rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies  advertise their homeless pets to adopters for free
Website:  http://www.adoptapet.com/index.html


CatGeek.com
Resource - Lists of shelters and rescues offering cats and kittens for adoption in the United States
Website:  http://catgeek.com/Adoptions/index.shtml


DogGeek.com
Resource  - Lists of shelters and rescues offerings dogs and puppies for  adoption
Website: http://www.doggeek.com/dog-adoption/

 

Dogs In Danger
Resource - Owned and operated by the Buddy Foundation, the website was created to
     1. Getting as many of these dogs adopted into loving homes as possible, before their
     time runs out;
     2. Raising awareness of the number of dogs being killed in shelters.
Find dogs in shelters who are scheduled to be euthanized based on your state, breed, zip code and search radius
Website: 
http://www.dogsindanger.com/

 

Petfinder
Resource - Search online for animals available for adoption in rescues and shelters throughout the country based on type of animal, age, breed, gender and location
Website:  http://www.petfinder.com/



PITA Foundation's Watch Dog  Prisoners of Greed
Education -  Exposes conditions at puppy mills and why you should adopt instead of buy a dog.
Website:  http://www.prisonersofgreed.org/


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ADVOCACY

*****************************************************************0 Norfolk Avenue
Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814-2525
Phe: 240-482-1980
Fax: 240-482-1990
Website:  http://www.alleycat.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=191&srcid=-2
Advocacy/Education  Committed to advocating for an end to the killing of cats,
    leading the movement for change, and protecting the rights
of cats' and the
    people who care for them

American Dog Lovers Association
P.O. Box 41194
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Ph:     1-888-714-7220
Fax:     (540) 786-8337
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.adoa.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
Advocacy/Education  Created by dog owners for all dog owners with the mission of
    preserving the special relationship between dogs and mankind. Lists current
    legislation by state; Includes canine defense fund

The American Horse Defense Fund (AHDF) 
1718 M Street, N.W.
Unit 191
Washington, DC 20036-4504
Ph: (866) 956-AHDF (2433)
Fax 866-676-9758
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ahdf.org/
Advocacy  Mission is to facilitate the protection, conservation, and humane treatment of
    members of all Equine species

Animal Law Coalition
259 North 100 East
Kanab, UT 84741
Ph: (435) 644-3333
Fax: (435) 644-3339
Website:  http://www.animallawcoalition.com/
Advocacy  Works to stop animal cruelty and suffering through legislation, administrative
   agency action, and litigation. ALC offers legal analysis of the difficult and controversial
   issues relating to animals.  Lists pending bills, cases, and laws

Best Friends Network
Website:  http://network.bestfriends.org/
Rescue  Connecting people through kindness to animals

Black Pearl Dogs.com
Website: http://www.blackpearldogs.com/
Advocacy  Information about the "black dog syndrome" which results in many black dogs
   ending up in shelters and unadopted

Defenders of Wildlife
1130 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Ph: 1-800-385-9712 (toll-free 24/7)
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.defenders.org/
Advocacy/Lobbying  To protect species and the habitats upon which they depend. In doing so,
      we focus on preserving the health of our nation's rich biological heritage (biodiversity)

Dogs Deserve Better
http://dogsdeservebetter.org/home.html
Advocacy Dedicated to freeing the chained dog and bringing our 'best friend' into the home
    and family

Horse Department of the Best Friends Animal Society
Website:  http://network.bestfriends.org/horseevents/news/
Rescue To rescue, protect, and rehabilitate equines and other farm animals in need. We rescue
   abused, neglected, and abandoned farm animals; provide them with medical care and
   rehabilitation; then find them a compatible, loving home

Hugs for Homeless Animals 
PO Box 320245
Franklin, WI 53132-6031
Ph:  (888)483-8180
Fax:     888-483-8079
Email:  http://www.h4ha.org/contact-us.html
Website:  http://www.h4ha.org/
Advocacy/Education/Programs Shelter network to find lost pets; Pet Match Database;
     Educational and Welfare Programs; Donation Processing for Shelters

The Humane Society of the United States    Pamela Rogers
291 N. Hubbards Lane, #280
Louisville, KY 40207
Ph: (502) 893-9796
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.humanesociety. org
Advocacy

In Defense of Animals
3010 Kerner Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901
Ph: (415) 448-0048
Fax: 415-454-1031
Email:  [email protected]
Pet Theft Hotline: 800 STOLEN PET
http://www.idausa.org/
Advocacy   To end animal exploitation, cruelty, and abuse by protecting and advocating
    for the rights, welfare, and habitats of animals, as well as to raise their status beyond
    mere property, commodities, or things


International Fund for Animal Welfare
http://www.ifaw.org/splash.php
Advocacy  Works to improve animal welfare, prevent animal cruelty and abuse,
    wildlife and provide animal rescue around the world. From stopping the elephant
    ivory trade, to ending the Canadian seal hunt  and saving the whales from extinction,
    IFAW works to create solutions that benefit both animals and people


Justice for Abused Animals
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Justice-for-abused-animals/337654562989691?ref=br_tf
Created for ALL abused animals To see that CHARGES are brought against ANIMAL ABUSERS and JUSTICE is served for the ANIMALS that have been abused in our local communities!

No Pit Bull Bans

Website:  http://www.missingpet.net/
Advocacy  dedicated to educating the public and federal, state, and municipal governments about the
   inefficacy and unconstitutionality of BSL, mandatory spay/neuter legislation, mandatory
   microchipping legislation, anti-tethering legislation, and guardianship laws

Welfare for Animals Global
Ph:  (212) 427-0587
Website:   http://www.wagny.org/
Advocacy/Political Lobby  International political lobby and advocacy force
    
based in New York City. Purpose is to expose the brutal abuse and blatant
     neglect of all animals

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Saving Animals Via Education (SAVE) *
P.O. Box 2961
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004
Ph:  (904) 476-7532
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.savinganimalsviaeducation.org/
Advocacy /Education Promotes the welfare of all animals while enhancing their quality
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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Akita Club of America Rescue Fund
Website:  http://www.akitaclub.org/forms/PDF-Files/Rescue%20 Guidelines.pdf
Financial Assistance   To individuals or groups caring for adoptable, homeless
      purebred
Akitas. Includes emergency medical expenses, diagnostic testing,
     extraordinary expenses,
emergency boarding, treatment of insect borne diseases,
     and pound seizure expenses
Application: http://www.akitaclub.org/forms/PDF-Files/ACA_Rescue_Fund_App.pdf

American Animal Hospital Association  (AAHA Helping Pets Fund)

Website: 
http://www.aahahelpingpets.org/home/
Financial Assistance  Veterinary care is possible for sick or injured pets even if they
     have been abandoned or if their owner is experiencing
financial hardship

Angels 4 Animals
Website: 
www.Angels4Animals.org
Financial Assistance  To serve as the guardian angel of animals whose caretakers find
    themselves in difficult financial situations. Services range
from financial aid to
    complete treatmen
t to those pets and pet owners in need

Berner Emergency Health Assistance Fund  BEHAF
Ohio Contact:
    Vilma Briggs, MD
        Ph:  (419) 946-6527
        Email: [email protected]
Email:   [email protected]
Website:   http://www.behaf.org/index.html
Financial Assistance  Seeks to provide some financial assistance to owners of purebred
    Bernese Mountain Dogs who find themselves in need of a little help when their dogs
    are accidentally injured or  develop catastrophic medical conditions

Brown Dog Foundation
 3715 Brighton Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.browndogfoundation.org/
Financial Assistance  Families in Temporary Financial Crisis, Programs for Senior
     Citizens and Permanently Disabled Americans; -Funds are currently exhausted;
     Disaster Relief in Authorized Areas - No Authorized Areas at this time; Rehabilitation
    
of Abused or Neglected  Dogs & Cats. August 15, 2008:  Our National Fund is
     exhausted at this time.  Families  applying from states other than TN will not be
     approved until additional funds are raised


Care Credit
Website: 
www.carecredit.com
Resource  A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. With a
    
comprehensive range of plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to over
     $25,000, we offer a plan and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably
into almost
    every budget


Cats in Crisis
P.O. Box 354
Mountville, PA 17554
Application for assistance: http://www.catsincrisis.org/contact.html
Website:  http://www.catsincrisis.org/
Financial Assistance
    Crisis Care Fund
        Help for cats currently up for adoption with diagnosed chronic medical conditions
           and newly adopted cats with chronic medical conditions
Website: http://www.catsincrisis.org/crisisFund.html
    Nine Lives Emergency Fund
         Care for cats with chronic or emergency medical conditions through financial and
            fund-raising assistance. Only accepting applications to help cats with kidney disease
            at this time
Application for assistance: http://www.catsincrisis.org/contact.html
    Gillie Fund
        Help for cats with neurological conditions or mobility impairments
Website:  http://www.catsincrisis.org/gillieFund.html
    Stripes Fund 
        Help for cats with heart disease and thyroid condition
Website: http://www.catsincrisis.org/stripesFund.html

Cody's Club
135 Nottingham Road
Columbus, OH 43214
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.dogdoggiedog.com/pwcAcodysclub.htm
Financial Assistance/Resource Hopes to ensure that lack of information or lack of funds are
     not the deciding factors in whether or not radiation is chosen for treatment of cancer. 
     Charitable Fund,  Support Group and Hotline

CorgiAid
Email:  [email protected]
Fax: 208-693-8342
Online Application:  http://www.corgiaid.org/GrantApp/index.php
Website:   http://www.corgiaid.org/
Financial assistance   Assistance for rescued Cardigan Welsh corgis, Pembroke Welsh
     Corgis, or Corgi mixes
from any group or organization or from any individual who is
     of legal age (18 years). First goal is to make sure that expenses for therapeutic medical
    
needs are covered

Daisy Fund    
Email:  [email protected]
Online Application:  http://thedaisyfund.net/DaisyFund_Application.pdf
Website:  http://thedaisyfund.net/
Financial Assistance  Smooth Fox Terriers and Wire Fox Terriers. Help on procedures
    
and treatments that are life saving or make a major difference in the quality of life for
     Fox Terriers adopted into loving homes from shelters or rescue groups


Dougal's Fund
Online Application:  http://www.welcome.to/dougalsfund
Website:  http://www.welcome.to/dougalsfund
Financial Assistance  For medical care of pets, mainly small, short legged terriers such
     as Scotties, Westies, Cairns, Norwich, Norfolk,
etc., in alleviation of the pet's pain
     and suffering


Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance (FVEAP)
Online Application: http://www.fveap.org/systmpl/breedingregistration/
Website: 
http://www.fveap.org/sys-tmpl/door/
Financial Assistance  Helps seniors, people with disabilities, people who have lost their job
    and Good Samaritans who rescue a cat or kitten: Any of these folks may need
financial
    assistance to save a beloved companion


Goldstock Fund
3642 W 700 S
Jamestown, IN 46147
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/lucyslegacy.html
Financial Assistance
    TGF General Fund To serve the Golden Retriever breed and all  breeds that
        are golden
hearted, and rescue community, as a supplemental source of emergency
        money for
expenses incurred in the medical treatment, boarding, transportation
        or behavioral
evaluation of dogs in need of rescue
 Information: http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/maingeneralfund.html
    Helen Redlus Memorial Fund  Medical treatment of Golden Retrievers 8 years of age
        or  older,  or  a rescue Golden Retriever any age with extraordinary circumstances

 Information:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/hrmfund.html
    Lucy's Legacy Fund  To offer activities to enhance the bond between people and dogs
        of
all breeds, and also offer therapy dog training

HandicappedPet Help Fund
Email: HandicappedPets.com
Website:  http://www.handicappedpets.com/Articles/help/
Resource/Financial Assistance  Products, services, and support for elderly, disabled, and
    handicapped pets
. We help you care for them

Help-A-Pet
P.O. Box 244
Hinsdale, IL  60522
Ph: (630) 986-9504
Online Application:  http://www.help-a-pet.org/application.html
Website:   http://www.help-a-pet.org/
Financial Assistance  Focuses on serving the elderly, the disabled and the working poor.
     For lonely seniors, physically/mentally challenged individuals and children of working
    
parents, pets represent much more than a diversion

Helping Harley
3731 Greenway Lane
Owings Mills, MD  2117
Ph: (410) 363-1434
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://landofpuregold.com/grants/index.htm
Financial Assistance  Helping with medical expenses for Golden Retrievers and other
     working dogs
diagnosed with cancer 
   Heart of Pure Gold Cancer Treatment Grant
        Application:  http://landofpuregold.com/the-pdfs/cancerfund.pdf

IAADP    International Association of  Assistance Dog Partners
Website:  http://www.iaadp.org/VCP.html
Financial Assistance/Grant   Veterinary Care Partnership (VCP) Program: an emergency
     veterinary fund t
o provide financial aid to United States IAADP Partner Members
     whose
assistance dogs require  high cost veterinary intervention beyond their
     ability to pay


IMOM (In Memory of Magic)
Fax: (630) 214-8952
Financial Aid: Emergencies (only)    
    http://www.imom.org/fa/emergency/index.htm
Website:  http://www.imom.org
Financial Assistance  Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured and
     abused companion animals. To insure that no
companion animal has to be euthanized
     simply because their
caretaker is financially challenged.  IMOM has no funds available
    
and will not be able to accept any applications until further notice


Labrador Lifeline
 28 Park Row South
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
L8K 2J4
Fax:  (206) 289-5905
Website: http://www.labradorlifeline.org/success/2005-abbey.htm
Online Application:    http://application.labradorlifeline.org/application_web.htm
Financial Assistance  Aid to purebred Labrador Retrievers in need of new homes, urgent
     medical care, or other assistance in order to live a
full and productive life

Magic Bullet Fund
PO Box 2574
Briarcliff, NY 10510
Ph: (914) 941-0159
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.themagicbulletfund.org/
Financial Assistance  Helps people who have a dog with cancer but cannot afford
     treatment costs


Muffin Diabetic Pets Association Diabetic Pets Fund
Email:  [email protected]
Website:   http://www.petdiabetes.net/fund/
Financial Assistance  To help diabetic pets in need on an emergency, one time only
    basis
. Not Accepting New Applications At This Time


Orthodogs' Silver Lining Foundation
18402 E. 101st Place North
Owasso, OK 74055
Fax: 918-274-9270
Efax: 703-562-0781 (electronic fax, applications)
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.oslf.org/index.htm
Financial Assistance/Fund Raising to serve as a place of hope for owners and/or
     caretakers of orthopedically challenged dogs. Our goal is to provide access to
    fundraising resources and to make  emergency funds available for exceptional
    cases. Currently Not Accepting New Applications
   Silver's Cause 
        For service dogs, will provide financial assistance for any medical problem
           that these special companions may face

The Pet Fund
2747 14th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818
Ph:  (916) 443-6007  Must call before filling out application
Application:    http://thepetfund.com/application/
Email:  [email protected]
Website: 
http://thepetfund.com/
Financial Assistance  To owners of domestic animals who need urgent veterinary care

Pets Are Loving Support
P.O. Box 1539
Guerneville, CA 95446
Ph: (707) 887-2729
Email:  [email protected]
Website:   http://sonic.net/~pals/index.html
Financial Assistance To improve the quality of life of people with AIDS  by preserving
     and
promoting the human/animal bond through the care and maintenance of their
     animal companions

Pit Bull Rescue Central
Contact:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html
Resource  For owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire
      Terriers,
Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes. Provides medical treatment,
      purchase of equipment, food, boarding, and professional temperament evaluation

PYRAMEDIC Trust
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.angelfire.com/bc2/pyramedic/summary.html
Financial Assistance  To assist Great Pyrenees owners and rescue organizations with
     veterinary medical costs in times of crisis

United Animal Nations
PO Box 188890
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phe: (916) 429-2457
Fax: (916) 429-2456
Email: [email protected]
Programs: 
         LifeLine Individual Grant: To help pets with a responsible owner who cannot
             afford the
cost of urgent and lifesaving care
         LifeLine Crisis Relief (for Individuals):  When an unexpected personal disaster
              affects a
family, such as a flood or tornado
Website:
http://www.uan.org/index.cfm?navid=28
Financial Assistance  North America 's leading provider of emergency animal sheltering
        and disaster
relief services. To help homeless or recently rescued animals suffering
        from life-threatening conditions 
that require specific and immediate emergency
        veterinary care. Strives to serve Good  Samaritans and
rescue groups who take in
        sick or injured animals.  In certain cases, LifeLine can also  assist senior
citizens and
        low-income families pay for immediate emergency veterinary care

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FORUMS/BLOGS

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Bless the Bullys Blog
Website:  http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/
Blog Discusses life and love for pit bulls, an overview of pit bull rescue, breed specific legislation and the outrageous and blatant bias not only against the dogs, but also against those who choose to own this incredible breed

Catster.com
55 De Haro Street, #350
San Francisco, CA 94107
Ph: (415) 934-0400
Fax: 1 415-864-6261
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.catster.com/
Blog/Forum Internet pet destination. Includes breed list, forums, classifieds, diaries, treats, private messaging, Gimme Some Paw, DogsterPlus, photo tagging, themed strolls, pet-friendly travel and pet-personality matrix

Dogster.com
55 De Haro Street, #350
San Francisco, CA 94107
Ph: (415) 934-0400
Fax: 1 415-864-6261
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.dogster.com/
Blog/Forum Internet pet destination. Includes forums, classifieds, diaries, treats, private messaging, Gimme Some Paw, DogsterPlus, photo tagging, themed strolls, pet-friendly travel and pet-personality matrix

Purely for Pets
12400 Race Track Road
Tampa, FL 33626
Ph: (800_ 426-4256
Fax: (813) 854-2900
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://blog.halopets.com/2008/12/
Blog  To provide people and their pets with honest information and wholesome
    products to better the lives of animals and the people who love them


Prevent Canine Cruelty
Website: http://preventcaninecruelty.blogspot.com/
Blog/Resource Discusses various issues and links to sources discussing a wide variety
     of subjects including animal cruelty, chained dogs, hoarding, free to good homes,
     dog bite laws, dog fighting, sled dogs, Pit Bulls, Pet overpopulation statistics,
     puppy mills and more

Rat-Terrier.com

Website:   http://rat-terrier.com/Home/tabid/37/Default.aspx
Forum  Rat Terriers Place to discuss Rat Terriers and post those needing assistance,
   transports, home visits, and fundraisers


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LEGISLATION/LITIGATION

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P.O. Box 41194
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Ph:     1-888-714-7220
Fax:     (540) 786-8337
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.adoa.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
Advocacy/Education  Created by dog owners for all dog owners with the mission of
    preserving the special relationship between dogs and mankind. Lists current
    legislation by state; Includes canine defense fund


American Horse Defense Fund (AHDF)
1718 M Street, N.W.
Unit 191
Washington, DC 20036-4504
Ph: (866) 956-AHDF (2433)
Fax 866-676-9758
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ahdf.org/
Advocacy /Education/Litigation  Mission is to facilitate the protection, conservation,
     and humane treatment of members of all Equine species

American Humane
63 Inverness Drive East
Englewood, CO 80112
Ph: (800) 227-4645 or (303) 792-9900
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.americanhumane.org/advocacy/
Resource Monitors and advocates for legislation that protects children and animals
   from abuse and neglect; international alerts; legislative updates; advocacy
   resources


Animal Law Review
Lewis & Clark Law School
10015 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard
Portland, OR 97219
Ph: (503) 768-6600

Website: http://www.lclark.edu/org/animalaw/
Law Review  Devoted exclusively to animal issues

Animal Law.com  International Institute for Animal Law
National Anti-Vivisection Society
53 W Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1552
Chicago, IL 60604
Ph:  1 (800) 88-NAVS  or 1 (800) 888-6287) or  1 (312) 427-6065
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.animallaw.com/
Resource  Intended to serve as a clearinghouse for animal-related legal information, from
   pending legislation through relevant case law digests. Can search by jurisdiction and type
   of law

Animal League Defense Fund  (ALDF) 
170 East Cotati Avenue
Cotati, CA 94931
Phone: (707) 795-2533
Fax: (707) 795-7280
Email:  [email protected] 
Website:  http://www.aldf.org/index.php
Advocacy/Litigation  Fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of  animals
    through the legal system.  Litigation Program files cutting edge lawsuits to stop the
    abuse of companion animals, and animals abused in industries including factory farming
    and the entertainment business; our Criminal Justice Program, which works with law
    enforcement and prosecutors to seek maximum penalties for animal  abusers; and, our
    Animal Law Program, dedicated to  fostering the field of animal law among legal
    professionals and in law schools nationwide SALDF at Brandeis School of Law at U of L)

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach
Rutgers University Animal Rights Law Center
Website: http://www.animal-law.org/index.html
Resource To provide a clear statement of a nonviolent approach to animal rights that (1)
    requires the abolition of animal exploitation; (2) is based only on sentience and no other
    cognitive characteristic, and (3) regards veganism as the moral baseline of the abolitionist
    approach. designed to further a program of making educational and legal materials
    available to the public at no charge


Animals & Politics  (Humane Society Legislative Fund)
Website: http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
Resource  Blog relating to animals and politics

Born Free USA united with Animal Protection Institute
1122 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Ph: (916) 447-3085
Fax: 916-447-3070
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.bornfreeusa.org/
Resource  Legislative update on US animal welfare law. Participates in the public
     policy process at the local, state, national level, and international level, and can
     show you how to do it, too.
Primary campaign areas currently include animals
     used in entertainment, captive exotic animals, trapping & fur, and the international
     wildlife trade


Care2.com

Website:  http://www.thepetitionsite.com/create-online-petition 
Resource Site to start your own petition

Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund 
Website:  http://www.defendersactionfund.org/
Lobbying Group Political nonprofit that uses aggressive policy advocacy and electoral
    campaigns to support pro-environment lawmakers and defeat anti-environmental
    ones

Doris Day Animal League
2100 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Ph: (202) 452-1100
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.ddal.org/legislation/index.shtml
Resource  Federal Bills, State Bills, Find your legislators, Legislator's Viewpoint, and
    Victories



Fund for Animals  
200 W 57th St
Ste 705
New York, NY 10019
Ph: (888) 405-FUND (3863)
Fax:     (212) 246-2633
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  www.fundforanimals.org
Advocacy/Litigation Advocates for wildlife through legislation, litigation, and
     education


Government and Legal Affairs
Animal Welfare Institute
PO Box 3650
Washington, DC 20027
Tel: (202) 337-2332
Fax: (888) 260-2271

Website:  http://www.awionline.org/legislation/
Resource Legislator Compassion Index; Action Alerts; Current Legislation

Humane Society Legislative Fund
519 C Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Ph: (202) 676-2314
Website: http://www.fund.org/about_us/
Advocacy/Legislation   To pass animal protection laws at the state and federal level,
    to educate  the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane
    candidates for office

Legislation and Laws
Humane Society of the United States
2100 L St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Attn: Member Services
Ph: 301-258-8276 Fax: 301-258-3078
Website: http://www.hsus.org/legislation_laws/
Resource  Look up legislative efforts in each state; Look up elected officials and
    contact information; and find bills using key words

National Center for Animal Law
Lewis & Clark Law School
10015 SW Terwilliger
Portland, OR 97219
Ph: (503) 768-6960
Fax: (503) 768-6917
Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.lclark.edu/org/cals/
Resource  Sample forms, suggested books, law related journals, and informational
    links
:  Advocating for Animals, Laws & Cases; When You WitnessAnimal Cruelty
    When Your Companion Animal Has Been Harmed
; Other Issues  Regarding Your
    Companion Animal

Project Vote Smart: The Voter's Self Defense System

Website:  http://www.votesmart.org/official_five_categories.php?dist=voting_category.php
Resource  Rates legislators based on their stand on animal rights and wildlife issues

Stop BSL (Breed Specific Legislation)
Website: http://stopbsl.com/
Resource Educates about Breed Specific Legislation, suggests alternatives, and includes
     press releases, and how to prevent and fight SBL

U.S. Animal Welfare Information Center
United States Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Room 410
Beltsville, MD 20705
Ph:
(301) 504-6212
Fax:
301-504-7125
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://awic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?tax_level=1&info_center=3&tax_subject=182
Resource  Provides information on federal laws, and regulations that govern animals
   used in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition. It also provides animal welfare
   guidelines, policies and codes of practices from around the world.  Browse by subject:
   Research Animals, Farm Animals, Zoo, Circus and Marine Animals, and Companion
   Animals


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LOST & FOUND ANIMALS

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KY Animals Info Network (Lost, Found, Foster, Adopt, Rescue)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KYANIMALSINFONETWORK/LewisCountyKYLostandFoundPets/?fref=ts
Purpose: This is a group for help for ANY animal....information about events... adoptions... etc... BASICALLY ANY ANIMAL RELATED ISSUE

Lewis County, KY, Lost and Found Pets
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LewisCountyKYLostandFoundPets/?fref=ts
Purpose: Because of the need for a Facebook page lost and found pets in the Lewis County area, one of the Lewis County Shelter volunteers has added a new Facebook page for posting lost/found pets. Please feel free to post your lost and found pets on this page: "Lewis County, KY, Lost and Found Pets." Some posts from this page have been added to the new page to start off the new year. Good luck in finding your pet(s) or helping someone locate a treasured pet that you have found.

 

Louisville Lost & Found Pet Network
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LouisvilleLostFoundPetsNetwork/
Purpose: The main purpose of the LLFPN has always been to reunite lost pets with their families. Over time we have come to allow posts seeking foster homes, and rehoming requests, as well as those seeking to adopt a pet. We do not support breeders, nor allow selling animals or any other items. Please read the pinned post before posting.



The Pet Rescue Service
Website: http://www.thepetrescue.com/
Purpose: The Pet Rescue Solution is at the service of lost pet`s families since the 2003. We offer a unique free service and assistance in locating the lost pet with a nationwide assistance from veterinarians, rescue groups, shelters, volunteers, neighborhood watch and pet lovers. Our Red Alert feed is updated in real time and our innovative SMS Amber Alert are representing a plus, in our searches.

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2nd Chance for Pets   
1484 Pollard Rd, No. 444
Los Gatos, CA. 95032
Email address: [email protected]
Ph:  (408) 871-1133
Website:  http://www.2ndchance4pets.org/
Resource  To protect our animal companions and prevent them from becoming
    orphaned
due to their owner's death or disability. Our goal is to educate and
    inform the public about available solutions to pet owners and put a stop to unplanned,
    unwanted euthanasia of their pets. We work throughout the state and across the nation
    to  provide pet owners with comprehensive information about lifetime care solutions
    to ensure that their pets will always be cared for


Animal People News 
POB 960
Clinton, WA 98236
Ph: (360)-579-2505
Fax: (360)-579-2575
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.animalpeoplenews.org/
Resource  Online news for people who care about animals


Animals In Print ~The On-Line Newsletter ]
Email:
[email protected]
Website:  http://www.all-creatures.org/aip/index.html
Resource ~ The aim of the Animals in Print is to change the attitudes of humans towards other species.


Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?
Website:   http://www.wonderpuppy.net/canwehelp/index.html
Resource Often people feel they must give up their pets for various reasons. On these
   pages, you'll hopefully find some alternatives and be able to keep your animal

Dogs & Storks
Website:  http://dogsandstorks.com/
Resource National program that prepares families with dogs for life with baby!

Gracie's Safe Harbor
Email:  [email protected]
Website:   http://www.GraciesSafeHarbor.com
Resource to help abused, abandoned, ill, feral and forgotten cats and  dogs. Includes
    Alerts and Petitions, Government Resources,  Companion Animal Health and
    Diagnostic Resources, National Shelter Listings for every state, Rolling Rescue
    --helping you place pets nationwide

No Paws Left Behind, Inc.
16225 Park Ten Place, Suite 105
Houston, TX 77084
Ph: (281) 717-0055  or Toll Free (866)682-3001
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://nopawsleftbehind.org/paws/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
Resource  For people facing foreclosure and loss of their animals.   Designed to bring
     awareness to all communities the silent victims of foreclosure who have no voice
     or rights to implement change. Acts as a support group for those who find foreclosure
     imminent and need help to find shelter for their beloved pets; be a resource for those
     who find or know of abandoned pets

Nose to the Ground
Website:  http://www.fetchdog.com/blogs/nosetotheground
Resource  A blog on dogs, dog news and dog issues

PeopleWithPets
Website:  http://www.peoplewithpets.com/
Resource  Directory of apartments, homes and hotels that accept pets

Pet-Abuse.com
Website: http://www.pet-abuse.com/
Resource  To increase public awareness of the animal cruelty/human violence connection
   a tabbed interface that gives you instant access to some key features of our website,
   including a new Local Cases section that lets you see the most recent cases in your area,
   and a snapshot  map showing you where the most recent local cases have occurred

Pet Food Report
Website:  http://petfoodreport.blogspot.com/
Resource  Here you will find the inside "dirt" on what is really in commercial pet foods,
   what to look for and what to avoid

Pet Talk Live
Website: http://www.companionanimalnetworktv.org/Pet%20Talk%20LIVE.html
Resource  Discusses various animal related issues

 PetSitUSA.com blog
Website:  http://www.petsitusa.com/blog/
Resource   Pet food list

The Shelter Project
Website: http://www.TheShelterProject.com
Resource  Includes: Animal Cruelty Laws Across the US, Animal Welfare Resources,
     Elizabeth Tolson's Fundraisers, Federal Animal Welfare Statutes and Resources on
     Pets & Rental Housing 

 Sunbear Squad
Website:  http://www.sunbearsquad.org/index.shtml
Resource  Transforming animal lovers into animal welfare defenders with knowledge,
   tools and inspiration.  Be informed, be prepared, be active, be inspired and spread the word

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Crematoriums

Animal Haven Crematory
1073 S Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504
Ph: (859) 281-0017
Crematory

Bluegrass Pet Crematorium
868 Floyd Drive #102
Lexington, KY  40505
Ph: (859) 258-2052
Fax: (859) 254-1359
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dogurn.com/catalog/index.php?distributor_id=40505
Crematory  Pickup & Delivery, Complete Selection Of Caskets & Urns.
    Specializes in individual cremations. All Cremations Done On Premises.
    Urns, Cremation and Caskets.  Hours of Operation: By Appointment

Borden Pet Crematory & Memorial Center

4517 Produce Road
Ph: (502) 451-1480
Louisville, KY 40218
Website: http://www.bpcmc.com/meetourfamily.asp
Crematory/Memorials/Funeral Home  Urns, New State Of The Art Facility,
    Keepsakes, Full Service Funeral Home & Crematory, Caskets, Hours:
    Monday – Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m. Saturday - By appointment only

Clover Rock Cremations
2105 McCauley Road
Wilmore, KY
Ph: (859) 329-9419
Crematory

Faithful Companions Pet Crematorium
2515 Veterans Pky
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Ph:  (812) 283-7387
Website:  http://www.faithful-companions.com/
Crematory  Separate facility has equipment specifically designed for pets

Heavenly Paws Pet Cremations
130 Mullen Drive
Walton, KY 41094
Ph: (859) 493-0500
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.heavenlypawsonline.com/
Crematory   24 hour pet cremation and memorial service towned and
    operated by licensed Funeral Directors. Urn and memorial gallery, family
    visiting room, and chapel for funeral services. It promises to be the only
    facility of its kind in the entire Greater Cincinnati area (opens Feb. 2009)

Funeral Homes

Borden Pet Crematory & Memorial Center
4517 Produce Road
Ph: (502) 451-1480
Louisville, KY 40218
Website: http://www.bpcmc.com/meetourfamily.asp
Crematory/Memorials/Funeral Home  Urns, New State Of The Art Facility,
    Keepsakes, Full Service Funeral Home & Crematory, Caskets, Hours:
    Monday – Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m. Saturday - By appointment only


Heavenly Paws Pet Cremations
130 Mullen Drive
Walton, KY 41094
Ph: (859) 493-0500
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.heavenlypawsonline.com/
Crematory   24 hour pet cremation and memorial service towned and
    operated by licensed Funeral Directors. Urn and memorial gallery, family
    visiting room, and chapel for funeral services. It promises to be the only
    facility of its kind in the entire Greater Cincinnati area (opens Feb. 2009)

Tender Care Pet Bereavement Services
Custer, KY  40115
Ph: (877) 738-5677
Funeral Home

Tender Care Pet Crematory
Louisville, KY 40202
Ph: (877) 738-5677
Crematory/Memorials Pet Bereavement Services, Memorial, Cremation

Tender Hearts Pet Memorial
713 Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Ph:  (859) 881-5555  Emergency phone 24/7
Fax: (859) 881-5554
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.tenderheartpetmemorial.com/
Funeral Home Provides full service funeral and memorial services for pets

Memorials & Urns

Bluegrass Pet Crematorium
868 Floyd Drive #102
Lexington, KY  40505
Ph: (859) 258-2052
Fax: (859) 254-1359
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dogurn.com/catalog/index.php?distributor_id=40505
Crematory  Pickup & Delivery, Complete Selection Of Caskets & Urns.
    Specializes in individual cremations. All Cremations Done On Premises.
    Urns, Cremation and Caskets.  Hours of Operation: By Appointment


Borden Pet Crematory & Memorial Center
4517 Produce Road
Ph: (502) 451-1480
Louisville, KY 40218
Website: http://www.bpcmc.com/meetourfamily.asp
Crematory/Memorials/Funeral Home  Urns, New State Of The Art Facility,
    Keepsakes, Full Service Funeral Home & Crematory, Caskets, Hours:
    Monday – Friday 9a.m. - 5p.m. Saturday - By appointment only

Heavenly Paws Pet Cremations
130 Mullen Drive
Walton, KY 41094
Ph: (859) 493-0500
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.heavenlypawsonline.com/
Crematory/Memorials   24 hour pet cremation and memorial service owned
    and operated by licensed Funeral Directors. Urn and memorial gallery,
    family visiting room, and chapel for funeral services. It promises to be
    the only facility of its kind in the entire Greater Cincinnati area (opens
    Feb. 2009)

Lewin Monument Company
2218 Dixie Highway
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
Ph: (859) 331-1340 / 1-800-745-1340
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.lewinmonument.com/pet%20markers/pet_cemetery_markers.htm
Memorials  A variety of gravemarkers/monuments for pets

Quarry Hill Monuments
  Location #1  7725 N. Jackson Highway
                             Magnolia, KY  42757
                             Ph: (270) 528-5654
    Location #2:  101 Abe’s Way
                             Hodgenvill, KY 42748 
                             Ph:  (270) 358-0037
Email:  [email protected]   
Website:  http://www.quarryhillmonuments.com/petmemorials.asp
Monuments  Designed for pets

Spirit Remains--Specialty Urns for Cats & Dogs
Louisville, KY
Ph:  (502) 458-4349
Email:    [email protected]
Website:  http://www.spiritremains.com/releases/release/4209518/14216.htm
Cremation Urns  Remember your unique pet with a custom pet cremation urn.     
     Also makes urns for rabbits and ferrets


Pet Cemeteries

Highland Pet Cemetery
2167 Dixie Highway
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017
Ph: (859) 331-3220
Email:   [email protected]
Website:  http://www.highlandcemetery.com/petcemetery.html
Pet Cemetery  A natural resting place for beloved pets

Meadowview Pet Cemetery
705 Duncan Dr
Williamstown, KY 41097
Ph: (606) 428-3347
Pet Cemetery

Paws Memorial Park  (Danville-Boyle County Humane Society)
Ph:  (859) 238-1117
Website:  http://www.homes4pets.org/cemetery.pdf
Pet Cemetery  Provides a serene and lovely spot to bury a beloved pet. It also
    allows you the comfort a visiting during our shelter hours of 8:30-4:30
    Monday through Friday and Saturday 10:00-4:00.

Pet Haven Cemetery
1028 Peaceful Way
Shepherdsville, KY 40165-7854
(502) 955-5250
Pet Cemetery

Pet Restland
1335 N 13th St
Paducah, KY 42001-2405
Ph: (502) 442-2538
Pet Cemetery

Shivels Pet Cemetery
6031 State Route 5
Ashland, KY 41102-9433
Ph: (606) 928-6366
Pet Cemetery

Resources

Kentucky Pet Loss Resources
Website:  http://www.pet-loss.net/resources/KY.html
Resource  Lists support groups, counselors, cemeteries/crematories in Kentucky

Pet Loss Support Page
Website:  http://www.pet-loss.net/index.html
Resource  Includes: Links & Hotlines, Emotions of Pet Loss, Defining
    "Quality of Life", Pre-Loss Bereavement,Surviving Loss, Conquering Guilt,
    Creating a Memorial, Euthanasia: The Most Painful Decision, The Final
    Farewell, Do Pets Go to Heaven?, Getting a New Pet, Send in the Clones?,
    Some Questions on Loss plus links to Urns & Caskets, Headstones & Markers,
    Memorial Products, Portraits and Artwork,Memorial/Cremation Jewelry,
    Condolence Gifts, and Books, CDs and Videos

Support Groups

Chance's Spot Pet Loss and Support Resources     
P. O. Box 3311
Clarksville, IN 47131
Ph: (812) 207-8634
Website:  http://www.chancesspot.org
Resource  Providing education and support to individuals who are grieving the loss of a
   dearly loved pet. an online support group, publications on pet loss, hotline numbers,
   referrals and an online tributes page where pet caregivers can post tributes to their
   departed pets. Provides a monthly support group, educational presentations on the
   topic of pet loss and compassion fatigue education and support to animal care providers.
   Intends to be the first and  only organization in the country to provide a memorial garden,
   pet loss education center and trained staff available to veterinarians and their patients

Thomas L. Haffner, MAMFT
4308 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY 40220
Ph: (502) 296-6706
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://home.earthlink.net/~haffnertherapy/id13.html
Support Group  Loss of an animal companion (or pet loss)  Meet  once/month at two
    locations

Veterinarian

Blackiston Mill Animal Clinic  (Knable, Leslie DVM)
2601 Blackiston Mill Rd
Clarksville, IN 47129
Ph: (812) 944-8216
Pet Loss  Services available through licensed funeral home, Pre planning, Grief
    support, Pet funerals, Personalized euthanasia by respected professionals,
    Memorialization




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Dog Fun Directory
Website:  http://www.ecoanimal.com/dogfun/kentucky.html
Resource  List of dog parks in Kentucky. Visitors can add to the list

Dog Park USA

Website:  http://www.dogparkusa.com/kentucky
Resource  Lists dog parks in Kentucky

Dog Parks in Kentucky
    Ashland
         Ashland Boyd County Dog Park
         West Summit Road
         Ashland, KY
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://users.zoominternet.net/~ian.mstm/dogpark/index.htm
Dog Park  Fully fenced, double gated with dog-waste bag dispensers. Benches
    and separate small dog enclosure

     Bowling Green
          Hills Bark Park (at H.P. Thomas Park)
          Debbie Drive & Shawnee Way or Cave Mill Road
         
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Website:   http://www.dogparkusa.com/kentucky/hills-bark-park-h-p-thomas-park
Dog Park  Managed by Bowling Green. Has separate small dog area and water spigots

     Burlington
          Boone County Dog Park
          5550 Idlewild Road
         Burlington, Kentucky 41005
Website:  http://www.boonecountyky.org/dogpark/Default.aspx
Dog Park  The four-acre park will have two one and one half acre sections for small dogs, 
    two one-acre sections for large dogs, and be securely fenced with a double gate entry
    system to allow safe entrance/exits and keep other dogs from slipping out. Each section
    will have a shelter and benches. There will also be water fountains for pooches and people
    alike, and a paved parking area. Plans include the installation of agility equipment

      Covington
            Kenton County Paws Park (at Pioneer Park)
            3950 Madison Pike
             Covington, KY
Website:  http://www.kentonpawpark.com/Start.htm
Dog Park  Fresh well water, picnic tables, park benches, many shade trees, wishing well,
     double gated entrance, small dog area, litter bags, litter rakes & shovels, & beautiful
     creek setting

      Fort Thomas
           Fort Thomas Dog Park (at Highland Hills Park)
           85 Mayfield Drive
           Ft. Thomas, KY
Website:  http://www.dogparkusa.com/kentucky/fort-thomas-dog-park-highland-hills-park
Dog Park  Very nice wooded park on a hill with running water, benches, and a short trail.
     There is a separate small dog area
        
     Frankfort
           East Frankfort Bark Park
           Myrtle Street
           Frankfort, KY
Website:  http://www.dogparkusa.com/kentucky/east-frankfort-bark-park
Dog Park  Sponsored by L.I.F.E. House.  Double gated, fenced, running water, partially
    wooded, agility equipment

     Lexington
            Coldstream Dog Park  (at Coldstream Park)
            Leestown Road near I-75
            Lexington, KY
Website:  http://www.friendsofthedogpark.org/coldstream.htm
Dog Park   12 acres (divided into 2 paddocks) enclosed in a horse-farm style fencing with
    mesh backing.  Two very large fully fenced off-leash dog parks side by side. One
    designated for small or fragile dogs the other free for all   
       
           Jacobson Dog Park
           Richmond Road
           Lexington, KY
Website:  http://www.friendsofthedogpark.org/jacobson.htm
Dog Park  3 acres. The new area now includes a tree line providing plenty of shade for those
    hot summer afternoons. Fenced, trees, bags, trash, and restrooms.  currently working with
    us on a re-design of Jacobson Dog Park.This re-design will increase the acreage of the dog
    park, divide it into 2 paddocks, & upgrade the fencing to the horse-farm style found in our
    other dog parks. More parking will also be available

           Masterson Station Dog Park
           Leestown Road
           Lexington, KY
Website:  http://www.friendsofthedogpark.org/masterson.htm
Dog Park   6 acres with mature trees, all enclosed in a horse-farm style fencing with mesh backing

           Wellington Dog Park
            New Circle Road
            Lexington, KY
Website:  http://www.friendsofthedogpark.org/wellington.htm
Dog Park  3.4 acres with mature trees, all enclosed in a horse-farm style fencing with mesh backing

      Louisville
            Cochran Hill Dog Run (at Cherokee Park)
            745 Cochran Hill Road
            Louisville, KY 40206
Website:  http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/cherokee.html
Dog Park Managed by Louisville Dog Run Association and Louisville Metro Parks. 
   3 acres. Fenced.  Has a small dog area.  Permit required $15 for the first dog, $10 for the
    second dog, and $5 per additional dog in the same household
Permit Application:   http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/application.html
    
            Sawyer Dog Park (at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park
            3000 Freys Hills Road
            Louisville, KY
Website:  http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/sawyer.html
Dog Park Off leash dog park inside state park. Louisville Dog Run Assoc. Permit required
    $15 for the first dog, $10 for the second dog, and $5 per additional dog in the same
    household
Permit Application:   http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/application.html

             Vettiner Dog Run (at Charlie Vettiner Park)
             5550 Charlie Vettiner Park Road
             Louisville, KY  40299
Website:  http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/vettiner.html
Dog Park Managed byLouisville Dog Run Association and Louisville Metro Parks.  2 acres. 
    Fenced. Dog run is approximately two acres and is divided in half to allow one side for all
    dog use and one side for small dog use. The area is located at the high point of the park,
    offering a wonderful view of the Vettiner Park and surrounding area. Permit required $15
    for the first dog, $10 for the second dog, and $5 per additional dog in the same household
Permit Application:   http://louisvilledogs.netfirms.com/application.html
    

     Paris
            Patrick Brannon Dog Park
            Fords Mill Road
            Paris, KY 
Website:  http://www.dogparkusa.com/kentucky/patrick-brannon-dog-park
Dog Park  3 acre park. Double gated, fenced, running water, partially wooded, five benches
     and beautiful creek setting. City owned park sponsored by PAWS

      Sand Gap
               Ball Park Dog Park ?
                Sand Gap, KY
Website:  http://www.thedogpark.com/articles/dog-parks/index.php?searchstring=Kentucky
Dog Park  1.5 acres. It is a really cool place to take your dog for the day

Horse Trails in Kentucky
  
   Boone County
             Cincinnati/Northern KY Intl Airport
             Covington, KY
             Ph:  (859)  767-3123
Website:  http://www.nkyhorsenetwork.com/TrailDetail.aspx?TrailID=8
Riding Trail   Airport security is now accepting applications for a new Airport Equestrian
     Program. After completing an application, passing a background check, and attending
     a one hour training session, Riders will be able to enter remote trails where riders are
     to monitor the area for suspicous activity, security concerns and aviation safety and
     report these findings to the Airport Police. Once issued a badge you are permitted to
     escort up to three guests

            Middlecreek Park Trails
           
Burlington, KY
            Ph:  (859) 334-2117
Website:  http://www.nkyhorsenetwork.com/TrailDetail.aspx?TrailID=5
Riding Trail  Off State Route 18, approximately 6.5 mile from Burlington. Ride along a
     creek and through the woods. Sections can be steep and muddy

     Bracken County
             RAM-Z Riverside Stables and Trails
             332 Frankfort St
             Brooksville, KY
             Ph:  (606) 782-0789
Website: http://www.nkyhorsenetwork.com/TrailDetail.aspx?TrailID=6
Riding Trail Ride through woods and open pasture lands

      Campbell County
           AJ Jolly Park
         
  Alexandria, KY 
           Ph:  (859) 625-4423
Website: http://www.nkyhorsenetwork.com/TrailDetail.aspx?TrailID=1
Riding Trail  Approximately 9 miles of horse trails at AJ Jolly Park off of KY 27 south
      of Alexandria, KY. It is a Primitive Day Ride Facility with a shelter house. No water
     or electricity. Trails are challenging and there is a creek along the route to water your
     horse before you head back to camp

     Kenton County
         Ryland Heights Wilderness Trail
         Ph: (859) 363-7707
Website:  http://www.nkyhorsenetwork.com/TrailDetail.aspx?TrailID=3
Riding Trail  Scenic views along the Licking River. This is a flat easy trail that follows
    alongside the river bank.  4 miles out and then you turn around and come back

Petswelcome.com
Website:  http://www.petswelcome.com/
Resource  Listings for over 25,000 hotels, B&Bs, ski resorts, campgrounds, and beaches
    that are pet-friendly
   

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DOGS ON DEPLOYMENT: Dogs on Deployment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit promoting responsible, lifelong pet ownership by providing resources, advocacy and education for military pet owners. This includes building the largest online network for military members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their service commitments. We also advocate for increased pet owner rights on military installations, provide financial assistance for help with emergency pet care for military families and promote education initiatives to promote healthy pets. Learn more at www.dogsondeployment.org
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DogsonDeployment?fref=photo

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WORLDWIDE CONTACTS FOR SHELTER PULLING DIRECTORY (UNCHECKED MEMBERS)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=203296743041377#!/home.php?sk=group_130278820345789

WORLDWIDE SHELTER ANIMAL PULLING REQUESTS (UNCHECKED MEMBERS
https://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_113860282031441

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SPAY/NEUTER/TNR (Also see Spay/Neuter on this website)

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ASPCA Spay/Neuter Data Base
Website: http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/spayneuter/
Resource  Comprehensive and searchable database designed to help you  find low-cost
    spay/neuter programs in your community. Search is by zip code


Coco The Blogging Dog
Website:  http://www.cocothebloggingdog.com/2008/08/no-cost-or-low-cost-spay-neuter-states.html
Resource Lists low cost spay neuter by states

Spay USA
Website: http://www.spayusa.org/
Resource Nationwide network and referral service for affordable  spay/neuter services.
   Includes sources of funding for sterilization programs. If you live outside the listed
   areas (KY is not listed), fill out the online Registration Form to be referred to a low-cost
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SPECIAL NEEDS ANIMALS

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Blind Dog Rescue Alliance
Website: http://www.blinddogrescue.com/
Dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired dogs by: rescuing dogs in shelters, assisting blind dog owners, and educating the public about these wonderful dogs.

Blind Dogs-Rescue
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/blinddogs-rescue/
Rescue list intended to provide a forum for all those involved in the rescue or transport of blind or visually-impaired dogs.

Bone Cancer Dogs
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bonecancerdogs/info
Resource/Support ~ dedicated to dogs with osteosarcoma & other bone cancers and to their guardians who fight bravely. It is a place for support, comfort, guidance, learning, hope and encouragement.


Canine Wheelchair Project

University of Louisville Canine Rehabilitation and Biomechanics Laboratory
Website (scroll to bottom of page):
  http://louisville.edu/speed/research/centers-and-labs/irap/canine-rehabilitation.html
Resource Site to download plans for inexpensive dog wheelchair - To find out more and to download wheelchair building instructions, please contact Gina Bertocci at [email protected]


Deaf Dog Education Action Fund (DDEAF)
Website:
http://www.deafdogs.org/
Advocacy/Information/Rescue Assistance for deaf dogs

Handicapped Pets Foundation
Website: http://www.handicappedpets.com/Articles/help/
Resource/Financial Support ~ Dedicated to the health and well-being of elderly, disabled, and injured pets. We donate mobility equipment to pets in need.


Hearts For The Abused
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/HeartsForTheAbused/
Group geared at understanding and working with the abused and beaten  dogs and overcoming their fears of humans.


Muffin Diabetic Pets Association

Website:  http://www.petdiabetes.net/
Resource/Support ~ Founded with its goals to make a positive contribution to the support of individuals with diabetic pets and to advance the education, prevention, and treatment of diabetes in animals.


Muttville Senior Dog Resources
Website: http://www.muttville.org/resources
Resource ~ dedicated to improving the lives of senior dogs.

Owners of Blind Dogs
Website: http://www.blinddogs.com/
Resource/Support ~ Providing love, support, and information for all blind and visually impaired dogs


Pets with Disabilities
Website: www.petswithdisabilities.org/‎
Resource/Support ~ Group for people facing the everyday challenges of taking care of a pet who faces physical limitations.


THE YELLOW DOG PROJECT:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=286628848105400&set=a.286628494772102.48771.286621984772753&type=1&theater




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TRANSPORT

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NOTE: If you need transport assistance, please contact one of the groups or transport coordinators below.

In order to evaluate if they can handle the transport or to post it to request a coordinator, the following information is needed:

Where the animal is coming from:
Organization/Shelter:
City/ State:
Email:
Contact person:
website:
 
Where the animal is going to:
Organization/Adopter/Foster:
City/ State:
Email:
Contact person:
Website:
 
Animal info:
species:
breed:
sex:
Spayed/ neutered:
size:
Special needs:
temperament:

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Anatolian Rescue Railroad
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/AnatolianRescueRailroad/info
A network of people across the US who are willing to help~~one mile at a time~~ to transport dogs to their new homes, and to post ASD's in need of transport.


Animal Rescue Transport Network
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Animal-Rescue-Transport-Network/117998798306519
A central nationwide network of volunteers and non profits to provide transport of shelter/rescue pets to new homes or new sanctuaries or rescues.

Australian Shepherd Rescue Railroad
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/aussiecur/
To arrange transports for rescued Australian Shepherds to foster  homes or adoptive homes


Basenji Underground Railroad (BUR)
Website: http://basenjirescue.org/bur/
Network of BRAT volunteers who agree to transport BRAT rescues to their new homes. BUR is operated by Basenji Rescue and Transport, Inc.

 
Bulldogsworld Rescue Railroad (British (English) Bulldogs)
Website: http://www.bulldogsworld.com/general/bulldogsworld-railroad
Rescue transport team of volunteers from the bulldogsworld family, who have organized to help rescued bulldogs reach their decided rescue destinations.

Canadian Chihuahua Rescue and Transport
Website: www.ccrt.net/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ccrtmail/
Network of volunteers working together to rescue, transport, foster and provide necessary veterinary care for homeless, abandoned, neglected, or abused Chihuahuas.


DRNAexpress Dachshund Rescue Transport
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DRNAexpress
Transport is a vital part of DRNA, helping dogs go home by way of volunteers.


Da Basset Hound Underground RailRoad
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bhundergroundrailroad
Basset Hound Rescue News & Just about any thing to do with Basset Hounds, and help with Transports.


(DOTS) Dalmatian Overland Transport Service
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/DOTS/info
To aid in transporting rescued Dalmatians in getting to new or foster homes

Dog Rescue Railroad
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Dog_Rescue_Railroad/
Transport for Rescued Dogs - Often a rescue is impossible because those willing to adopt are unable to get to the dog in question. We are a place to post your need.

Dogster Railroad
Website:
http://www.dogster.com/forums/Dogster_Railroad
Forum with people from all 50 states ~ To help Dogsters arrange for community transport of rescues or dogs being re-homed.

East Coast Transit-Rescue
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/EastCoastTransit-Rescue/info
Transport and to post rescue help, pulls, and home visits along the Eastern Sea Board. Cover from Maine all down the cost to Florida. Will also include NY; PA, and all states bordering the coast line


Eskie Railroad (American Eskimo dogs)
Website: http://www.heartbandits.com/pages/railroad.html
Network of people around North America who have volunteered to transport Eskies relay fashion.

Five State Rescue
Yahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Five_State_Rescue/info
For rescuers, rescue groups, fosters, transporters, and shelters. Includes Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina)Cross-posts are welcome if they pertain to rescue, transport, etc. involving one of the five states


Hitch Hiking Dogs
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/hitchhikingdogs/
Help dogs ONLY. Database for you to put info so people can contact you. Place to post legs that you need for up coming trips.


I-24 Transport
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-24_Transport/
I-24 makes up the majority of a high-traffic corridor between St. Louis, Missouri, and Atlanta, Georgia. Must either travel the I-24 corridor or cross it at a leg  change. I-24 runs through Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia.

I-55 Rescue and Transport
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-55_Rescue_and_Transport/
Help with transport of rescued animals along the I-55 corridor-Posts for transportation must either travel the I-55 corridor or cross it at a leg change. I-55 runs through Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois.

I-64/44 Rescue and Transport 
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-64_I-44_Rescue_and_Transport/
For transport of rescued animals along the I-64/I-44 corridors. PETS needing transport in or going through or to: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas.

I-65 Rescue and Transport
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-65_Rescue_and_Transport/
Posts for transportation must either travel the I-65 corridor, or cross it at a leg change. I-65 runs through Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana.

I-71 Transport
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-71_Transport/
Posts for transportation must either travel the I-71 corridor or cross it at  a leg change. I-71 runs through Kentucky and Ohio.


I-75 Rescue and Transport
Yahoo Group: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/I-75_Rescue_and_Transport/
For help with transport of rescued animals along the pertinent corridor that travels from Hialeah, FL (just west of Miami) to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, at the Ontario, Canada border. I-75 runs through Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan.


Operation Roger

Website:  http://www.operationroger.rescuegroups.org/
Pet Loving Truck Drivers, Men & Women, Help Needy Pets

 

Pekingese Charitable Foundation
Website: http://pekingesecharitablefoundation.com/volunteersbystate.htm
Volunteers Listed By State

PetFinder - Pet Transport Forum
Forum: http://www.petfinder.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=9
Place to post transports and transport requests.


Pilots N Paws

Website: http://pilotsnpaws.org/request-a-transport-2/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pilotsnpawsfanpage
Volunteer Airplane Transport ~A meeting place for those that rescue, shelter, or foster animals, and pilots or plane owners willing to assist with the  transportation of animals.
   

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VOLUNTEER (Also see VOLUNTEER on this website)

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Volunteer Match
717 California St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Email: [email protected]
Ph: (415) 241-6872
Fax: (415) 520-9650
Website:  http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Resource  Finding people a place to volunteer or to find volunteers.
Includes
     non-profit groups


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2. RESOURCES FOR SHELTERS, RESCUES, AND FOSTER HOMES


ADVOCACY

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Allie Cat Allies

920 Norfolk Avenue
Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814-2525
Phe: 240-482-1980
Fax: 240-482-1990
Website:  http://www.alleycat.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=191&srcid=-2
Advocacy/Education  Committed to advocating for an end to the killing of cats,
    leading the movement for change, and protecting the rights
of cats and the
    people who care for them


The Humane Society of the United States    Pamela Rogers
291 N. Hubbards Lane, #280
Louisville, KY 40207
Ph: (502) 893-9796
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.humanesociety. org
Advocacy

Welfare for Animals Global
Ph:  (212) 427-0587
Website:   http://www.wagny.org/
Advocacy/Political Lobby  International political lobby and advocacy force
    
based in New
York City. Purpose is to expose the brutal abuse and blatant
     neglect of all animals


World Animal Net - USA
19 Chestnut Square
Boston, MA 02130, USA
Ph: (617) 524-3670
Email:  info@ worldanimal.net
Website:  http://worldanimal.net/
Resource  Network of animal protection societies worldwide


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Adopt-a-Pet.com        
P.O. Box 7
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Ph:  1-800-728-3273)
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.adoptapet.com/index.html
Posting Site  Helps shelters, humane societies, SPCA's, pet rescue groups, and pet
   adoption agencies  advertise their homeless pets to adopters for free

CatGeek.com
Website:  http://catgeek.com/Adoptions/Kentucky.shtml
Resource  List of shelters and rescues offering cats and kittens for adoption
    in Kentucky

DogGeek.com
Website:   http://www.doggeek.com/Adoptions/Kentucky.shtml
Resource  List of shelters and rescues offerings dogs and puppies for  adoption
    in Kentucky

DogsInDanger
Website:  http://www.dogsindanger.com/
Resource  Owned and operated by the Buddy Foundation, the website was created to
     1. Getting as many of these dogs adopted into loving homes as possible, before their
     time runs out; and 2. Raising awareness of the number of dogs being killed in shelters. 
     Find dogs in shelters who are scheduled to be euthanized based on your state, breed, zip
     code and search radius

Petfinder
Website:  http://www.petfinder.com/
Resource  Search online for animals available for adoption in rescues and shelters
      based on type of animal, age, breed, gender and location

Pets with Disabilities 
c/o Double Ds
1010 Theater Drive
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Email:  [email protected]
Ph: (410 )257-3141
Website:   http://www.petswithdisabilities.org/rescue.html
Rescue/Posting Site  Disabled dogs and cats; will list disabled animals needing homes
    on their website

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EDUCATION

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Adopt A Classroom   (Humane Society of the United States*
67 Norwich Essex Turnpike
East Haddam, CT 06423-1736
Ph: (860) 434-8666
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.humanesocietyyouth.org/Adopt_a_Classroom/
Education Program Humane agencies, civic groups, parents, and businesses "adopt"
     elementary-school classes by providing them with gift subscriptions to Humane
     Society Youth's award-winning classroom newspaper, KIND News


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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

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Akita Club of America Rescue Fund
Application: http://www.akitaclub.org/forms/PDF-Files/ACA_Rescue_Fund_App.pdf
Website:  http://www.akitaclub.org/forms/PDF-Files/Rescue%20 Guidelines.pdf
Financial Support   To individuals or groups caring for adoptable, homeless
    purebred
Akitas. Includes emergency medical expenses, diagnostic testing,
    extraordinary expenses,
emergency boarding, treatment of insect borne diseases,
    and pound seizure expenses


American Animal Hospital Association  (AAHA Helping Pets Fund)

Website: 
http://www.aahahelpingpets.org/home/
Financial Support  Veterinary care is possible for sick or injured pets even if
    they have been abandoned or if their owner is experiencing
financial hardship

Beagle Rescue Foundation of America
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://brfoa.tripod.com/
Financial Support  To  help various Beagle rescue groups with  some of their
     expenses


Boston Terrier Rescue Net
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.bostonrescue.net/
Financial Support  To help Boston Terriers requiring assistance with medical
    and
other expenses which are necessary to restore the rescue Boston to optimal
    health before
  placement

Boxer Rescue Foundation
P.O. 1203
Newberry, FL 32669
Email:  [email protected]
Application:  [email protected]
Website:   http://boxerrescuefoundation.com/
Financial Support  To provide financial assistance for rescued dogs of the Boxer
    breed
while in foster care. The BRF exists to be different from other sources of
    rescue funding
in that routine, yet costly, rescue expenses such as medications,
    minor surgeries, and rescue
supplies are eligible for funding

Brown Dog Foundation
 3715 Brighton Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.browndogfoundation.org/
Financial  Support   Disaster Relief in Authorized Area's - No Authorized Areas at
    this time; Rehabilitation 
of Abused or Neglected Dogs & Cats.  August 15, 2008: 
   
Our National Fund is exhausted at this time.   Families applying from states
    other than TN will not be approved until additional funds are raised


Care Credit
Website: 
www.carecredit.com
Resource  A credit card company for health care, including veterinary care. With
     a
comprehensive range of  plan options, for treatment or procedure fees from $1 to
    
over $25,000, we offer a plan  and a low monthly payment to fit comfortably into
     almost every budget


Cats in Crisis
P.O. Box 354
Mountville, PA 17554
Application for assistance: http://www.catsincrisis.org/contact.html
Website:  http://www.catsincrisis.org/
Financial Support
    Crisis Care Fund
        Help for cats currently up for adoption with diagnosed chronic medical conditions
          and newly adopted cats  with chronic medical conditions
          Website: http://www.catsincrisis.org/crisisFund.html
    Nine Lives Emergency Fund
         Care for cats with chronic or emergency medical conditions through financial and
             fund-raising assistance. Only accepting applications to help cats with kidney
             disease at this time
                Application for assistance: http://www.catsincrisis.org/contact.html
    Gillie Fund
        Help for cats with neurological conditions or mobility impairments
            Website:  http://www.catsincrisis.org/gillieFund.html
    Stripes Fund 
        Help for cats with heart disease and thyroid condition
            Website: http://www.catsincrisis.org/stripesFund.html

Cody's Club
135 Nottingham Road
Columbus, OH 43214
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.dogdoggiedog.com/pwcAcodysclub.htm
Financial Support/Resource Hopes to ensure that lack of information, or lack of funds,
     are not the deciding factors in whether or not radiation is chosen for treatment of
     cancer.  Charitable Fund, Support Group and Hotline

CorgiAid
Email:  [email protected]
Fax: 208-693-8342
Online Application:  http://www.corgiaid.org/GrantApp/index.php
Website:   http://www.corgiaid.org/
Financial Support   Assistance for rescued Cardigan Welsh corgis, Pembroke Welsh
    
Corgis, or Corgi mixes from any group or organization or from any individual who
    
is of legal age (18 years). First goal is to make sure that expenses for therapeutic
     medical
needs are covered

Chow Chow Club, Inc.'s Welfare Committee
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.chowwelfare.com/cciw/about.htm
Financial Support  Provides financial assistance to rescue volunteers to help offset the 
    costs of basic medical  services needed to make homeless purebred Chow Chows

   
healthy and ready for placement. These services include spaying or neutering,
    vaccinations,
heartworm testing,  heartworm treatment and entropion

Dougal's Fund
Online Application:  http://www.welcome.to/dougalsfund
Website:  http://www.welcome.to/dougalsfund
Financial Support  For medical care of pets, mainly small, short legged terriers such
     as Scotties, Westies, Cairns, Norwich, Norfolk,
etc., in alleviation of the pet's pain
     and suffering


Fox Terrier Network
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.foxterrier.com/rescue/rescuefund.php
Rescue Fund   Provides grants to those people doing Fox Terrier Rescue to help them
     with medical expenses  above what they can afford. Fox Terriers will come into a

     rescue group and need surgery or some other treatment or procedure to become
     adoptable


Goldstock Fund
3642 W 700 S
Jamestown, IN 46147
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/lucyslegacy.html
Financial Support
    TGF General Fund To serve the Golden Retriever breed and all  breeds that are
         golden
hearted, and rescue  community, as a supplemental source of emergency
         money for
expenses incurred in the medical treatment, boarding, transportation
         or behavioral
evaluation of dogs in need of rescue
            Information: http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/maingeneralfund.html
    Sierra Fund A fund to aid dogs in rescue under 5 years of age with suspected forms of
         cancer

            Information:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/mainsierrafund.html
    GoldenMED Fund A supplemental source of emergency money for expenses incurred
          in
the medical treatment of
    Golden Retrievers in need of rescue

            Information:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/goldenmedfund.html
    Helen Redlus Memorial Fund  Medical treatment of Golden Retrievers 8 years of
           age or older,  or a rescue Golden Retriever any age with extraordinary
           circumstances

            Information:  http://www.goldstockfund.org/tgf/hrmfund.html
    Lucy's Legacy Fund  To offer activities to enhance the bond between people and
        dogs of
all breeds, and also offer therapy dog training

HandicappedPet Help Fund
Email: HandicappedPets.com
Website:  http://www.handicappedpets.com/Articles/help/
Resource/Financial Support  Products, services, and support for elderly, disabled,
     and  handicapped pets
.  We help you care for them

Helping Harley
3731 Greenway Lane
Owings Mills, MD  2117
Ph: (410) 363-1434
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://landofpuregold.com/grants/index.htm
Financial Support  Helping with medical expenses for Golden Retrievers and
     other working dogs
diagnosed  with cancer 
   Heart of Pure Gold Cancer Treatment Grant
        Application:  http://landofpuregold.com/the-pdfs/cancerfund.pdf

IMOM
Fax: (630) 214-8952
Financial Aid: Emergencies (only)    
    http://www.imom.org/fa/emergency/index.htm
Website:  http://www.imom.org
Financial Support Helping people help pets. To better the lives of sick, injured
     and abused companion animals. To insure  that no
companion animal has to
     be euthanized simply because their 
caretaker is financially challenged. 
   
IMOM has no funds available and will not be able to accept any applications
        until further notice


John Nelsen Moosedog Rescue Fund Inc.
P.O. Box 65
Mendenhall, PA 19357
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.jnmrf.org/
Financial Support  Norwegian Elkhounds and elkhound mixes  provides money
     to pay for shelter fees, spaying and  neutering,  heartworm checks,
vaccinations,
    medical treatment, temporary housing and  transportation in its
effort to rehome
    these dogs

Keeshond Sunshine Rescue Foundation
4420 Mozart Avenue
Dayton, OH 45424-5968
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.ksrf.org/
Financial Support  Providing financial assistance for the medical expenses of
    rescued Keeshonden in 
foster care. KSRF exists to be different from other
    sources of rescue funding, and to expedite funding for rescues where other
    organizations (such as local  kennel/breed clubs, KCA, and TAKS) cannot

LABMED Inc.
3941 Legacy Drive
Suite 204, #A115
Plano, TX  75023
Ph: (972) 208-2470
FAX: 972-692-8300
Email: [email protected]
Online Application:  http://www.labmed.org/aid_app.html
Website:   http://www.labmed.org/
Financial Support  Internet-based non-profit organization created to distribute
    financial aid to injured or ill rescues  around the country, giving them a second

    chance at adoption and love from a permanent family


Labrador Lifeline
 28 Park Row South
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
L8K 2J4
Fax:  (206) 289-5905
Website: http://www.labradorlifeline.org/success/2005-abbey.htm
Online Application:    http://application.labradorlifeline.org/application_web.htm
Financial Support  Aid to purebred Labrador Retrievers in need of new homes,
      urgent medical care, or other assistance in order to live a
full and productive life

Magic Bullet Fund
PO Box 2574
Briarcliff, NY 10510
Ph: (914) 941-0159
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.themagicbulletfund.org/
Financial Support  Helps people who have a dog with cancer but cannot afford
     treatment costs


Muffin Diabetic Pets Association Diabetic Pets Fund
Email:  [email protected]
Website:   http://www.petdiabetes.net/fund/
Financial Support To help diabetic pets in need on an emergency, one time
     only basis
. Not Accepting New Applications At This Time

Orthodogs' Silver Lining Foundation
18402 E. 101st Place North
Owasso, OK 74055
Fax: 918-274-9270
Efax: 703-562-0781 (electronic fax, applications)
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.oslf.org/index.htm
Financial Support/Fund Raising to serve as a place of hope for owners and/or
     caretakers of orthopedically challenged dogs. Our goal is to provide access
     to fundraising resources and to make emergency funds available for exceptional
    cases. Currently Not Accepting New Applications
   Silver's Cause 
        For service dogs, will provide financial assistance for any medical problem that
          these special companions may face


Pit Bull Rescue Central
Contact:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.pbrc.net/fund/financial.html
Resource  For owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American
    Staffordshire Terriers,
Staffordshire  Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes.
    Provides medical treatment, purcahse of equipment, food, boarding, and
    professional temperament evaluation

PYRAMEDIC Trust
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.angelfire.com/bc2/pyramedic/summary.html
Financial Support To assist Great Pyrenees owners and rescue organizations with
   veterinary medical costs in times of crisis

 Snoops Wags to Riches Animal Rescue Awareness Fund
Email:  [email protected]
Website:  http://mysite.verizon.net/vzepsjd5/index.html
Financial Support  Providing donations and urgently needed items to Animal
   Rescue Organizations throughout the United States.  Our mission is to provide
   the means for all homeless pets who need a loving and furever home

United Animal Nations
PO Box 188890
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phe: (916) 429-2457
Fax: (916) 429-2456
Email: [email protected]
Programs: 
         LifeLine Rescue Grant: To help a rescued animal that has been recently
            (within one month)
taken from a life-threatening situation        
         LifeLine Crisis Relief (for Organizations):  to serve a specific, known
            group of animals in
an emergency situation
Website:
http://www.uan.org/index.cfm?navid=28
Financial Support  North America's leading provider of emergency animal
    sheltering and disaster
relief services. To help homeless or recently rescued
    animals suffering from life-threatening conditions 
that require specific and
    immediate emergency veterinary care. Strives to serve Good Samaritans and
   
rescue groups who take in sick or injured animals. In certain cases, LifeLine
    can also assist  senior
citizens and low-income families pay for immediate
    emergency veterinary care


WestieMed
2108 Fulton Avenue, Unit #3
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Ph: 1 (877)853-9469 (toll free)
Email: [email protected]
Application Information:   http://www.westiemed.org/aid/procedures.html
Website:  http://www.westiemed.org/
Financial Support  Help raise the quality of life and adoptability of  rescued
    West Highland White
Terriers (Westies)

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FUND RAISING

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Chipin
Website: http://www.chipin.com/
Fund Raising Resource  The ChipIn widget is a simple Flash application
    that allows you to keep people up-to-date on ChipIn events you
    organize to collect money

cMarket
125 CambridgePark Drive
Cambridge, MA 02140
Ph: (866) 621-0330
Fax: 617-374-9015
Website:  http://www.cmarket.com/logos/catalog.htm?l=2
Fund Raising  Online auction platform is helping to raise funds and make new
    friends for nonprofit organizations of all types and sizes

DropCash
Website:  http://www.dropcash.com/
Fund Raising Resource  A simple way to organize a fundraiser. Lets you set
    up a page so everyone can follow your progress as you near
    your goal. To create a campaign, you'll need to provide a few
    details about you and your goal: how much you want to raise,
    information your donors need to know, and your email address

Fundable
Website:  http://www.fundable.com/
Fund Raising Resource  Site to set up fund raising page  Either everyone
    pledges money by the deadline and Fundable turns pledges into
    payments. Or Fundable deletes everyone's pledge and no one pays
    anything

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GRANTS

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Animal Welfare Trust 
141 Halstead Avenue, Suite 301
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Ph:    (914) 381-6177
Email:  [email protected]
Fax: 914 381 6176
Website:  http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/awt/about.html
Foundation  Devoted to promoting the well being of the animal community. Seeks
    to assist organizations whose work can help alleviate animal suffering and/or
    raise public consciousness toward giving animals the respect they so need and
    deserve. Local animal rescue/shelter and spay/neuter programs, as critical as
    they are to the animal welfare cause, is an area that we believe we just don't
    have the resources to address. Likewise, wildlife management and conservation
    projects are not within our funding
    parameters

Banfield Charitable Trust 
8000 NE Tillamook Street
PO Box 13998
Portland, OR 97213
Ph: (866)  802-0566 toll free   or  (503) 922-5801 (local)
Fax:   503-922-6801
Email:  [email protected]
Website:    www.banfieldcharitabletrust.net
Foundation  Offers grants annually to nonprofit organizations and educational
     institutions that make life better for pets and their families. 
Funding priorities are:  1. Promotion of preventive healthcare for Pets;2.  Educating
    children about veterinary medicine and the pets they love; 3. Programs based on
    the human-pet bond and how it relates to longer, healthier lives for pets and people;
    4. Veterinary education programs; 5. Disaster preparedness and response program
    development

Bernice Barbour Foundation    
8000 NE Tillamook Street
PO Box 13998
Portland, OR 97213
Ph:  (866)802-0566 toll free  or  (503)922-5801 (local)
Fax:  503-922-6801
Email:   [email protected]
Website:   www.banfieldcharitabletrust.net      
Foundation  To be used for preservation and care of animals, and prevention of
    cruelty to animals in the United States. Primarily supports programs of IRS
    501(c)(3) organizations whose purpose is to benefit animals.  The Foundation
    does not fund lobbying, or indirect costs. Hands-on projects are of special interest.
    Organizations involved in companion animal well- being should note the Foundation
    only funds those which spay and neuter all animals before adopting them out, before    
    they leave the shelter. Certificates, contracts, or deposits for sterilizing animals after
    they have left the Shelter are not acceptable.  Does not fund government agencies
    (local, county, state or federal), activism or litigation

Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation  
Attn: Pet Program Grants
1954 Innerbelt Business Center Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63114
Website:  http://www.buildabear.com/aboutus/community/bearHugs.aspx
Foundation  Provide grants to animal shelters, pet rescue, and rehabilitation
     organizations.
Grant applications will be reviewed quarterly and awardees will be
     notified within 30 days after the meeting in which they were reviewed. Grant recipients
     may reapply for a grant every other year.  Range: Generally from $2,500 to $10,000.
     Deadline: Applications accepted year-round and reviewed quarterly

The DJ&T FOUNDATION Online Center  (Bob Barker) 
200 North Larchmont Boulevard, # 3
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Ph: (323) 465-9955
Website: http://www.djtfoundation.org/
Foundation To fund subsidized or free spay/neuter clinics, underfunded facilities in
     particular,
in an effort to relieve animal overpopulation. Funding for companion
     animal voucher programs is offered through the organization's Spay/Neuter Assistance
     Program (SNAP). SNAP grants are to be used only in public outreach programs, to
     provide spay/neuter surgeries for animals belonging to individuals who require financial
     assistance. Does not fund grants for feral or adoptive spay/neuter programs.  Range:
     Amount varies. Deadline: Applications accepted year-round

Greg Biffle Foundation
Email:  [email protected] com
Website: www.gregbifflefoundation.com/
Foundation  To create awareness and serve as advocates to improve the well-being of animals.
     Deadline: August 31 with decision made in mid-December

The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust  

KeyBank Nonprofit Asset Services
127 Public Sq., 17th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114-1306
Ph:  (216) 556-4062
Foundation  To promote the humane treatment of companion animals. Proposals
    related to other species, including wildlife, may also be considered. Projects outside
    Ohio should be of national scope or  significance. Of particular interest are programs
    areas: research on humane pet population control and animal behavior, humane
    education,
continuing education for shelter staff and volunteers, prevention of
    human-animal cruelty
or violence, and shelter medicine. All recipients must be
    nonprofit organizations with IRS  501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Range: Amount varies. 
    Deadlines: December 1 and June 1  for national programs;  March 1 and September 1
    for Ohio programs

The Kentucky Horse Council Grant Fund
1500 Bull Lea Road
 Suite 214C
 Lexington, KY  40511
 Ph:  ((859) 367-0509   or  (866) 634-0030
 Fax: 866.618.3837
Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.kentuckyhorse.org/grants.shtml
Funding  To financially support equine education projects within the state of Kentucky.
    Funds typically will be used for programs that are dedicated to:
1. Developing education
    programs focusing on equine management, health and welfare; 2. Educating horse owners
    and the general public about equine rescue and disaster recovery programs; 3. Encouraging
    the use of the horse as a therapeutic resource; 4. Encouraging the safe use of the horse on
    both trails and in the show ring; and 5. Encouraging projects and events that educate the
    community about the equine industry of Kentucky

Maddie's Fund  
2223 Santa Clara Avenue, Suite B
Alameda, CA  94501-4416
Ph: (510) 337-8989
Fax:    (510) 337-8988
Email:   [email protected]
Website: www.maddiesfund.org
Foundation  To help communities achieve no-kill status, intends to financially support
      community-wide collaborations of adoption guarantee organizations, animal control
      and traditional shelters, and private practice veterinarians, working together to provide
      start of Year Five and to extend that guarantee to include all treatable shelter pets by
      the end of Year Ten.  Grants are also awarded to veterinary schools for shelter medicine
      programs  Range: Amount varies, but community grants are generally seven-year
      awards, ranging from $500,000 to $10 million.Deadline: Applications accepted 
      year-round

Meacham Founadtion Memorial Grant 
American Humane Association (AHA)
Meacham Grants
63 Inverness Dr., E.
Englewood, CO 80112-5117
Ph: 1-800-227-4645
Website: 
http://www.americanhumane.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pa_shelter_services_grants_meacham
Foundation Grant (administered by AHA) must be used for construction, capital
    improvement,
or equipment that increases and/or improves the quality of care
    given to animals.
The fund will not provide for vehicles, operating expenses, or general
    maintenance and upkeep. Recipients must be incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit
    organizations that are current members of AHA at the Agency level.  Range: Up to
    $4,000. Deadlines: Grant applications must be postmarked by February 28


PETCO Foundation 
7262 North Rosemead Boulevard
San Gabriel, CA 91775
Ph: (626) 287-0952
Fax: 626-287-9704

Email:  [email protected]
Website: http://www.petco.com/petco_Page_PC_petcofoundationhome_Nav_11.aspx     
Foundation  Offers assistance with local spay/neuter programs, humane education and
      training, and adoption of dogs and cats by local humane groups.  Applicants should
      be local organizations able to enlist the support of their local Petco stores. The Petco
      Foundation supports the "Think Adoption First" initiative for all species of animals.
     Range: Amount varies.   Deadline: Applications accepted year-round

Petfinder.com Foundation Disaster Preparedness Grant Program 
P.O. Box 16385
Tucson, AZ 85732
Email: [email protected]
Website:   http://www.petfinder.com/foundation/grantrecipients.html
Foundation  To animal shelters and rescue groups for the purchase of equipment,
    training,
or services promoting disaster-readiness.  Applicants must be Petfinder.com
    members and 501(c)(3) organizations or municipal agencies.  Range: $500 to $5,000. 
    Deadline: November 30

PetSmart Charities
19601 N. 27th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Ph: 1-800-423-PETS or (623)587-2832
Fax: 623-580-6561
Website: http://www.petsmartcharities.org/animal-welfare/grants.php
Grant Program Provides limited financial assistance to fund innovative programs with
     measurable results that help support its mission. Also provides free educational
     opportunities via its Webinar program.  Range: Amount varies. Deadline: Based on
    state; see website for details

Planet Dog Foundation 
49 York St.
Portland, ME 04101
Ph:  (207) 761-1515
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.planetdogfoundation.org/About_Us.asp
Foundation  To fund new and proven initiatives that bring people and pets together for
      mutual benefit and support. Funding is allocated to promote and financially support
      service-oriented canine activities, including service dogs; therapy dogs; animal-
      assisted
therapy; search and rescue dogs; police, fire, and military dogs; and other
      innovative
canine service programs.  Range: Up to $5,000. Deadline: February 15
      and August 1

Ralph and Virginia Mullin Foundation  
2401 E. Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85719
Ph:  (520) 881-6607
Fax: 520-881-6775
Email: [email protected]
Foundation Provides small grants to animal welfare and shelter organizations. Gives a
    few gifts annually to organizations that are working to become incorporated and
    obtain 501(c)(3) status
. Those grant recipients must use funds for costs directly related
    to achieving these goals.  Range: $1,000 to $2,500 dollars.  Deadline: September 30

Tony Stewart Foundation
5644 W. 74th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Ph: (317) 299-6066
Toll-Free: (800) 867-6067
Fax: (317) 299-6715
Email:   [email protected]
Website:  http://www.tonystewartfoundation.org/
Foundation  Assisting qualified not-for-profit organizations that serve children, animals and
    injured drivers. Grant awards are given only to organizations operating and providing
    service in the United States. Applications will be considered that focus on charitable
    initiatives that improve the physical well-being and/or address principle threats to
    animal welfare or animal
conservation for various animal species.  Deadline:
    Quarterly

William and Charlotte Parks Foundation for Animal Welfare
c/o Donna Pease
700 Professional Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Fax:  301-548-7726
Website: http://www.parksfoundation.org/
Foundation  Provides grants for humane programs, including grassroots  activities or
    academic studies in areas such as humane treatment of
animals used in research and
    education; research on euthanasia
methods; humane treatment and handling of
    animals raised for food;
trapping and farming of fur-bearing animals; population
    control of
companion animals and of so-called pest animals; and international
    projects to improve conditions for animals. Awards may also be given for projects
    that benefit animals, shelter construction, or general
operating costs. Grants will
    not normally be awarded to improve  animal health, assist local spay/neuter efforts, save
    endangered species, rehabilitate wildlife, or support political candidates. Range: Amount
    varies. Deadline: May 1

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ODDS & ENDS

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Companion Animal Network
PO Box 750214
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Ph: (718) 544-PETS (7387)
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.companionanimalnetworktv.org/Katrina.html
Rescue Assistance  Katrina Lifeline Programs; Helps transport animals

Gracie's Safe Harbor
Email:  [email protected]
Website:   http://www.GraciesSafeHarbor.com
Resources To help abused, abandoned, ill, feral and forgotten cats and  dogs. 
     Includes Alerts and Petitions,
Government Resources, 
Companion Animal
     Health and Diagnostic Resources, National 
Shelter Listings for every state,
     Rolling Rescue--helping you
place pets nationwide

Guardian Angels for Soldiers' Pets
Website:  http://www.guardianangelsforsoldierspet.org/index.htm
Resource  Supporting our military service members, veterans, and their beloved
   pets to ensure they are reunited with their  owners following deployment or
   emergency hardship

HandicappedPet Help Fund
 10 Northern Blvd, #7
Amherst, NH 03031
Ph: (603) 577-8854
Fax: (603) 584-9349
Email: HandicappedPets.com
Website:  http://www.handicappedpets.com/Articles/help/
Resource/Financial Assistance  Products, services, and support for elderly, 
   
disabled, and handicapped animals

Pet Talk Live
Website: http://www.companionanimalnetworktv.org/
Pet%20Talk%20LIVE.html
Resource  Discusses animal related information

RePets  Adoption and Education Center   Tracy Moser
Fairview Plaza Shopping Center
600 US 31W By Pass
Suite #20
Bowling Green, Ky 42101
Ph: (270) 782-7090
Email:   [email protected]
Website: www.RePets.Biz
Website 2: www.myspace.com/RePets
Pet Products Store  Offering shelter animals for adoption

Shelter Partners (Humane Society of the United States)  *
Website:  http://www.animalsheltering.org/programs_and_services/shelter_partners/
Program  Designed to provide participating shelters with savings on products and
    services, discounts on HSUS publications, training events, and more.  To be eligible
    to join this program, your organization or  agency must be located in the United
    States, Canada, or a U.S. territory and be either:  A registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit
    humane organization; or a public animal care and control agency
Application:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=52256953197

Saving Shelter Pets, Inc.
P.O. Box 2942
South Bend, IN 46680
Fax Number:  866-287-6586
Email:   [email protected]
Website:  http://www.savingshelterpets.com/?gclid=CPvrmeDOvpUCFQyfnAodU2JLQQ
Resource Strives to eliminate euthanasia as a method of population control
    for homeless companion animals,
by providing no-kill
alternative solutions and
    proactively addressing the problem of
pet overpopulation.   Focus is GA

The Shelter Project
Website: http://www.TheShelterProject.com
Resource  Includes: Animal Cruelty Laws Across the US, Animal Welfare Resources,
    Elizabeth Tolson's Fundraisers,  Federal Animal Welfare
Statutes and Resources on
    Pets & Rental Housing  


Shelter Source
PO Box 8455
Fredericksburg, VA  22404
Website:  http://q.webring.com/hub?ring=petrescue
Resource/News Hub serving shelters, rescue groups, and individuals interested in
     helping people help animals.  Includes 2008 Grant and Program Resources;
     Freebies; Wish List; news articles;  Fund raising and organization list


Tax Exempt World.Com
Website: http://www.taxexemptworld.com/
Resource Public records made available by the Federal Government with information
    about tax exempt organizations,  including rescues;
Website is kept up-to-date

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SPAY/NEUTER/TNR (Also see Spay/Neuter on this website)

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Spay USA
Website: http://www.spayusa.org/
Resource Nationwide network and referral service for affordable spay/neuter
     services. Includes sources of funding for sterilization
programs

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VETERINARY SERVICES

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Rural Area Veterinary Services RAVS
Contact:
    Eric W. Davis DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVS
    Director, Rural Area Veterinary Services
    125 Old Stage Rd.
    Salinas, CA 93908
    Ph: (831) 442-8359
    FAX: 831-442-8320
Additional Information: 
www.humanesociety.org/hsvma
Website:  http://www.ruralareavet.org/
Non-Profit Program  Program of  The Humane Society of the United States and
    The Fund for Animals Combining community outreach and veterinary education

    to bring free veterinary services to under served rural communities where
    poverty
and geographic isolation make regular veterinary care  inaccessible

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VOLUNTEERS

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Volunteer Match
717 California St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (415) 241-6872
Fax: (415) 520-9650
Website:  http://www.volunteermatch.org/
Resource  Finding people a place to volunteer/to find volunteers.
Includes
    non-profit groups


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3. YAHOO GROUPS


ADOPTION

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Adoption_Assistance
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/adoption_assistance/
nationwide group to network shelters, fosters, transporters, adopters, and everyone
     in between

kentucky_petcycle   (Informational--Do not condone!!)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentucky_petcycle/
Members may offer pets or rescued animals for adoption (free or low adoption fee),
     post Lost/Found messages, pet supply offers or requests (free or under $100.00),
     pet information, spay/neuter events, and animal shelter requests for volunteers
     and pet supplies


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ADVOCACY

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Ferrets etc  Save the rescues
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ferretsetc/
Plea/request for support of all rescues

Fight B S L Breed Specific Legislation
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/fightBSL/
NEWS POSTING to stay updated about breed specific law

horserights18  Horse Rights
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/horserights18/
Banning racing, stopping barn fires, banning bullfights

Kentucky_Fried_Cruelty
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kentucky_Fried_Cruelty/
To help win the fight and stop KFC from inhumane treatment of chickens

Mand spay neuter  Yes to Mandatory Spay and Neuter
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/mandspayneuter/
Advocaes manadatory Spay/Neuter laws

PETA Louisville
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/petalouisville/
Local group for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) activists
    in Greater Louisville, KY. discussion of animal rights issues, and local
    campaign/action alerts

No Breeders  Adopt Not Breed
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/nobreeders/
For the Craig's List community to flag off breeder ads more easily, helping to
    enforce the rules against animal sales, reduce those sales and the number of
    subsequent breedings

RDOKY Responsible Dog Owners of KY
http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Kentucky&sc=-1&sg=330&ss=1
Responsible Dog Owners of KY, or RDOKY, is an organization of men and
    women united to protect the rights of all citizens to own and raise his or her
    dog breed of choice. The RDOKY stands against breed specific laws, and--
    similarly-- fully supports well-thought owner responsible laws

Transy creature  CREATURE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transycreature/
Caring and Responsibility for Every Animal Towards Universal Rights  and
    Ethics

ukspca  UK SPCA   
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/ukspca/
University of Kentucky Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    --Student organization.  Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.geocities.com/ukspca

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CROSS POSTING

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Adoption_Assistance
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/adoption_assistance/
nationwide group to network shelters, fosters, transporters, adopters, and
    everyone in between

Blind Dogs-Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/blinddogs-rescue/
Forum for all those involved in the rescue or transport of blind or visually-
    impaired dogs. Crossposting for Urgent or adoptables

Rescue Crossposters
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/RescueCrossposters/
Spread the word on animals that are in urgent need of help in the United
     States and need widespread crossposting. Shelters join at will

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EDUCATION

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Rescue Education
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/RescueEducation/
Coming up with ideas, materials, and information for educating the public about
    This can include information on spay/neuter, adoption of rescue dogs, and over
    breeding of animals

UR_KY_Kids_Rescue  United Rescues of Kentucky - Kids Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/UR_KY_Kids_Rescue/
To teach the future caretakers and lawmakers that animals are to be protected and
     loved

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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Hope For Pets Vol   Hope for Pets Volunteers
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/HopeForPetsVol/
To help the animals in the Bullitt County, KY area. We are interested in helping
      elderly and special needs people and their pets, plus other needs of animals
      in our community

Labrador Harbor
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/LabradorHarbor/
Provides charitable funds to assist families or rescue organizations who need
    financial aid to provide necessary healthcare (surgery, after-care treatments,
    hospitalization, etc.) to Labs. Special consideration is given to rescue
    organizations who rehome senior Labs. Funds are distributed based on availability
    via grants paid directly to veterinarians or rescue organizations

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT (for Shelters/Rescues/Fosters)

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Labrador Harbor
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/LabradorHarbor/
Provides charitable funds to assist families or rescue organizations who need
    financial aid to provide necessary healthcare (surgery, after-care treatments,
    hospitalization, etc.) to Labs. Special consideration is given to rescue
    organizations who rehome senior Labs. Funds are distributed based on
    availability via grants paid directly to veterinarians or rescue organizations

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FOSTERING

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Dolphins Destiny Rescue  
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/DOLPHINSDESTINYRESCUE/
Help all dogs in need, any breed, anywhere.  Help with transporting and
    foster homes

KY Dog Rescue Anyone involved with Dog Rescue in Kentucky
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/KYDogRescue/
Those willing to transport, foster. For breed rescues, anyone connected
    with rescue

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HOME VISITS

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Home Visits  Home Visits Needed for Rescue Animals
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/homevisits/
To match US and Canada Animal Rescue Groups that need Home Visits
    with volunteers who are willing to do the Home Visits

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LEGISLATION

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Fight B S L Breed Specific Legislation
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/fightBSL/
NEWS POSTING to stay updated about breed specific law

KY-PET-LAW
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KY-PET-LAW/
Exploring Laws pertaining to animals in KY and across the USA as it may
    impact KY. mainly aboutstate and local legislation, lawmaking, and law-
    fighting practices and methods and such ideas as breed bans, mandatory
    spay and neuter, breeder registration, and licensing

RDOKY Responsible Dog Owners of KY
http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Kentucky&sc=-1&sg=330&ss=1
Responsible Dog Owners of KY, or RDOKY, is an organization of men and
    women united to protect the rights of all citizens to own and raise his or
    her dog breed of choice. The RDOKY stands against breed specific laws,
    and--similarly--fully supports well-thought owner responsible laws

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LOST & FOUND ANIMALS

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Feline-Amber-Alert · Help for Lost and Found Cats
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Feline-Amber-Alert/
Nationwide group to be used for posting alerts for missing,found or stolen
     cats throughout the United States (and Canada) similar to the way Amber
     Alerts are used to help find missing or abducted children

K9AmberAlert  K9 Amber Alert
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/K9AmberAlert/
Nationwide group for posting alerts for missing dogs throughout the United
    States and Canada

KY Lost Found Pet Reports
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/KYLostFoundPetReports/
Network of animal lovers offering support to those missing their furkids
     Rescues, Humane Societies, Pounds, Animal Clinics and all other holding
     the strays they encounter on a daily basis


kentucky_petcycle   (Informational--Do not condone!!)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentucky_petcycle/
Members may offer pets or rescued animals for adoption (free or low adoption
     fee), post Lost/Found messages, pet supply offers or requests (free or under
     $100.00), pet information, spay/neuter events, and animal shelter requests
     for volunteers and pet supplies

Pet Network Lost & Stolen Pet Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PetNetwork/
Yahoo Group  Network for people trying to help find their lost or stolen pets,
     as well as being a network for those trying to find homes for pets in need

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ODDS & ENDS (& just odd!)

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ANIMAL-KY
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/ANIMAL-KY/
Animal/Nature Investigation through Music, Art, and Literature (ANIMAL)
     1) All animals are vitally important and have instrinsic worth beyond
     their capacity to help humans. 2) The current human-animal relationship
     has been severed over time, and cannot be repaired, but  can be changed
     for the better. 3) Exploring the way we view and treat animals is a powerful
     tool for understanding the way we treat each other, our environment and the
    world

Breed ID
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/BreedID/
Help identify the breed of dogs of mixed and unknown heritage, in order to help
     rescues, shelters and owners get a better idea of what dog breeds and mixes

Dog Rescue Equip Xchange
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/DogRescueEquipXchange/
To share items we no longer need or have more than we need with the dog rescue
      groups

Hearts For The Abused
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/HeartsForTheAbused/
Group geared at understanding and working with the abused and beaten dogs and
     overcoming their fears of humans

KY Dog Help
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/kydoghelp/
Post all Kentucky animals in need of help, rescue or adoption, including urgent
     KY shelter animals

Ky_DNA_DNR_DNT_lists   Kentucky, Ohio, WV- DNA/DNR_Warnings
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Ky_DNA_DNR_DNT_lists/
To share FACTUAL information about sales, trades and/or adoptions with
     UNETHICAL people who have lied, cheated, scammed or stolen; Millers,
    Hoarders, Brokers, proven to be negligent, abusive, or dishonest

kentucky_petcycle   (Informational--Do not condone!!)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentucky_petcycle/
Members may offer pets or rescued animals for adoption (free or low adoption
     fee), post Lost/Found messages, pet supply offers or requests (free or under
     $100.00), pet information, spay/neuter events, and animal shelter requests
    for volunteers and pet supplies

Puppy_Dog_N_Pets_in_KY_TN (Informational--Do not condone!)
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Puppy_Dog_N_Pets_in_KY_TN/
This group is for doggy lovers. Sell, buy and trade here in South Central KY and
     North Central TN

Rescue101
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Rescue101/
Support and information for those new to rescue or those wanting to learn more
    about rescue is about

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RESCUE ALLIANCES

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KYARTA  KY Animal Rescue & Transport Alliance
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/KYARTA/
For messages pertaining to animal rescue and transports IN KENTUCKY

Kentucky Animal Rescue
http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Kentucky&sc=-1&sg=460&ss=1
Kentucky Animal Rescue's primary goal is to bring people interested in
    rescue, fostering, volunteering and transporting together, so more animals
    can be placed in loving, permanent homes

KY Animal Rescue & Welfare Alliance
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/KYAnimalRescueAndWelfareAlliance/
To increase communication between animal rescue groups and individuals
     involved with animal rescue in the Kentucky and surrounding states area. 
     Post conference info, legislative info, information on free
    stuff for shelters and rescues, grant-related messages, events, information
    on fundraising, helpful information on general shelter/ rescue operations, etc.

KY Dog Rescue Anyone involved with Dog Rescue in Kentucky
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/KYDogRescue/
Those willing to transport, foster. For breed rescues, anyone connected with
    rescue

Kentucky Dog Rescue 
http://groups.yahoo.com/search?query=Kentucky&sc=-1&sg=570&ss=1
All topics regarding dog rescue in Kentucky are welcome

ky pet rescue  Kentucky Pet Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/kypetrescue/
Information exchange of "death row" pets to be rescued from shelters.
    Open to rescuers, foster homes, or anyone else interested in preventing
      the unnecessary euth. of cats and dogs

Kentucky_Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Kentucky_Rescue/
A mailing list for those involved in animal rescue in the state of Kentucky.
    By animal rescue we refer to Cats, Dogs, Horses, Fish, Birds, Exotic
    Animals, Rabbits, Ferrets, and any type of species that can bedeemed an
    "animal" that is in need of help/rescue

KWRA
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/KWRA/
list for members of the Kentucky Wildlife Rehabilitation Association to
     share information

Rescue101
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Rescue101/
Support and information for those new to rescue or those wanting to learn
     more about rescue is about

Tri-state_animal_rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/tri-state_animal_rescue/
For all those who are currently active or those who would want to become
    active in area animal rescue

UR_KY_Kids_Rescue  United Rescues of Kentucky - Kids Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/UR_KY_Kids_Rescue/
To teach the future caretakers and lawmakers that animals are to be protected
    and loved

UR_KY United Rescues of Kentucky 
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/UR_KY/
Rescues and shelters across Kentucky and surrounding states united in their
     goal to save animal

We Love Rescue Dogs
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/weloverescuedogs/
For people involved in breed specific rescues. Network with others about rules,
    procedures and successful fund raising activites for your breed rescue group.
    Foster homes experiences, adoption process, dog safety while in rescue are
    topics that are encouraged

West  Kentucky Rescue  
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/WestKentuckyRescue/
Internet based group of volunteers working together throughout the west
    Kentucky area and beyond to rescue, foster, rehome, and transport pets in need.
    Pets come from shelters, owner turn ins, puppy mills, and abusive situations.
    Members are encouraged to  post pets, transport needs, foster information,
    websites and other information useful to rescuers

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RESCUES

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All Breed Non Profit Dog Rescue
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/allbreeddogrescue/
For people interested in non-profit dog rescue of any breed of dogs that
    need to be rescued

Dog Rescue Equip Xchange
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/DogRescueEquipXchange/
To share items we no longer need or have more than we need with the
    dog rescue groups

Rescue101
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Rescue101/
Support and information for those new to rescue or those wanting to
    learn more about rescue is about

West  Kentucky Rescue  
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/WestKentuckyRescue/
Internet based group of volunteers working together throughout the
    west Kentucky area and beyond to rescue, foster, rehome, and transport
    pets in need. Pets come from shelters, owner turn ins,
    puppy mills, and abusive situations. Members are encouraged to  post pets,
    transport needs, foster information, web sites and other information useful
    to rescuers

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SHELTER SUPPORT

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Animal_Shelter_Staff_and_Volunteer_Support
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Animal_Shelter_Staff_and_Volunteer_Support/
Share information and links for the well being of animals in shelter care

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SHELTERS

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ASRN2
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/ASRN2/
Geared toward the assistance of the animal shelter itself--for shelter
    workers, Dog Wardens or volunteers.

AHS-KY  Anderson Humane Society
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/AHS-KY/
News regarding the Anderson Humane Society in Lawrenceburg KY
    Alerts regarding fundraisers, community events, needs of the Adoption
    Center, animals in immediate need of permanent and/oroster homes,
    animals that have been adopted, and volunteer opportunities

bgwchs  Bowling Green Warren County Shelter
http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/bgwchs/
Help save animals of the Bowling Green Warren Co. Humane Society in
    Kentucky. Rescue groups & Transporters are invited to join and very much
    needed
Website:      www.bgwchs.petfinder.com

Bullit County Animal Rescue
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bullittcountyanimalrescue/
Working together to better the lives of unwanted and abandoned animals
 Website:      www.bcar.org

Shelter Pets Network
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/shelterpetznetwork
To bring the shelter/rescue connection together. Our vision is to place  more
    shelter pets into  reputable rescues. Serves all areas of the US and Canada,
    and all breeds

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SPAY/NEUTER

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Mand spay neuter  Yes to Mandatory Spay and Neuter
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/mandspayneuter/
Advocaes manadatory Spay/Neuter laws

kentucky_petcycle   (Informational--Do not condone!!)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentucky_petcycle/
Members may offer pets or rescued animals for adoption (free or low adoption
     fee), post Lost/Found messages, pet supply offers or requests (free or under
     $100.00), pet information, spay/neuter events, and animal shelter requests
     for volunteers and pet supplies

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TEMPORARY FOSTERS

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Lifeline Fosters
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/LifelineFosters/
Dedicated to finding temporary short duration foster care for animals in
    URGENT NEED situations who are awaiting transport. Volunteers for
    animals AWAITING TRANSPORT to available rescue

Lifeline Fosters Midwest
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/LifelineFostersMidwest/
Database both for individuals who are able to foster, and for rescues who
    urgently need a foster. We hope to develop both temporary and long term
    fosters. The temporary foster might keep a dog overnight during a transport,
    or for a week while a transport is being set up.  OH, IN, IL, MO, MN, WI, IA

Lifeline Fosters: When it's URGENT
http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/LifelineFosters/
Nationwide Rescue Group dedicated to finding temporary short duration foster
     care for animals in URGENT NEED situations who are  awaiting  transport
     to long term foster, breed specific rescue,or adopted homes. All-breed group,
     totally dedicated to quality temporary foster care

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VOLUNTEERS

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kentucky_petcycle   (Informational--Do not condone!!)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kentucky_petcycle/
Members may offer pets or rescued animals for adoption (free or low
     adoption fee), post Lost/Found messages, pet supply offers or requests
    (free or under $100.00), pet information, spay/neuter events, and animal
    shelter requests for volunteers and pet supplies

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