Shelter, Rescue, and Animal Welfare Information
- Another Home?
- Information on finding another home for your pet.
- Texas Shelters
- Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups in Texas, emphasizing the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
- Lost and Found Pets
- Lost and Found Pets throughout the United States. Search by your location.
- Shelters / Rescue Groups throughout the US
- Always call first to insure a shelter or rescue group is "no-kill". This link provides a listing of animal welfare organizations that are members of PetFinder.com. Some of the groups listed are municipal animal control organizations that do perform euthanasia due to limited space. So, before releasing a pet, make sure the organization is "no-kill".
- Senior Dogs Adoption and Rescue
- Adopt a senior dog! They can make wonderful pets!
- Animal Refuge Foundation
- The Animal Refuge Foundation (ARF) is a no-kill "care-for-life" canine sanctuary which provides refuge and care for unwanted, abused and/or physically challenged canines without regard to size, breed, temperament, age or physical disabilities. The refuge, funded solely by donations and Martha Hovers' retirement income, currently has over 300 dogs on its 25 acres. For additional information, Contact ARF.
- TX Wildlife Rehabilitators
- If you have found injured or orphaned wildlife, this site provides contact information for wildlife rehabilitators by county.
- US Wildlife Rehabilitators
- If you have found injured or orphaned wildlife, this site provides contact information for wildlife rehabilitators by state.
- Pet Haven Sanctuary
- Pet Haven Sanctuary is a shelter in Draper, Utah and has many wonderful dogs and cats available for adoption. If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, even one hour a week would make a big difference. Or if you can foster a pet or sponsor a pet, that would help as well. For additional information, contact Pet Haven Sanctuary:
Pet Haven Sanctuary
13271 S. 1300 E
Draper, Utah 74020
Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/pethavensanctuary
- In Memory of Magic (IMOM) is a non-profit organization seeking to help better the lives of companion animals who are sick, injured, or abused. Your tax deductible donation can help provide the medical care that these animals need.
- Southern Animal Rescue Association (SARA)
The Southern Animal Rescue Assocation (SARA) is one of the largest no-kill shelters in Texas with over three hundred and thirty dogs and a hundred cats. SARA is located on a 600 acre ranch in South Texas near San Antonio.
For additional information, Contact SARA:
1050 Rawhide Road
- No Puppy Mills
- No Puppy Mills is a site dedicated to educating the public about the commercial dog industry in America. There are many useful links on this site, including one to search for AKC suspensions. Before you buy a puppy, check this site out.
- Paws 4 Life
- Paws 4 Life is a no-kill, non-profit Animal Sanctuary in Christoval Texas created to deal with the current situation in area pounds. While they cannot take every animal or every stray, Paws 4 Life will take pets that the owners can no longer take care of due to unforeseen circumstances.
For additional information, Contact Paws 4 Life:
PO Box 160
- Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
- If you have found injured or orphaned wildlife, this site provides contact information for wildlife rehabilitators by state."Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is located at
Angel Canyon, in the majestic red-rock country of Southern
Utah, and is home not only to domestic animals who were once
homeless, abused or neglected, but also to a host of wildlife
who find sanctuary here.
Best Friends operates a low-cost spay/neuter program, and sponsors
a national network of animal lovers in animal rescue, foster care
and humane education.
This sanctuary is supported primarily by memberships and donations, and
subscriptions to the 'Best Friends' magazine."
For additional information, visit the
Best Friends Web Site
or contact them at:
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kanab, Utah 84741-5001
- If you have found injured or orphaned wildlife, this site provides contact information for wildlife rehabilitators by state.The Black Beauty Ranch is
an animal sanctuary located east of Fort Worth and where
abandoned and abused animals have found a home, thanks to
author Cleveland Amory. They are mainly a wild animal
refuge and have elephants, coyotes, and various other
wildlife. At this writing they did not accept dogs or
cats. For additional information, call, write ,
Black Beauty. The ranch is open to visitors every Saturday
from 9 AM to 4 PM.
Black Beauty Ranch
- Canine Connections Breed Rescue
- This web site provides an index/contact list for
breed rescue clubs and web sites for many breeds.
- The Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
- This web site provides excellent information on animal welfare, including lost and found programs, adoption programs, lost cost spay/neuter clinics, links to other sites, tips for a pet-safe home, and animal welfare issues.