Directory of Animal Shelters in the United States

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Pet Friendly Burlington County Animal Alliance of New Jersey
Burlington County Animal Alliance of New Jersey Burlington County Animal Alliance (BCAA) was established in 1999 to help homeless dogs and cats find new homes. BCAA is a 501 (c) non profit group, and 100% of their proceeds go to animals in their care which includes spaying and neutering and all other medical treatments required for the dog and cat to enjoy a long and healthy life. They also advocate the spaying and neutering of all companion animals and will not adopt to anyone whose present dogs and cats are not neutered and spayed. BCAA is a network of fosters and all animals are taken care of in our own homes. They do not have a building to visit but do hold weekly adoption events at the Mt Laurel Petsmart every Saturday. See Details
Pet Friendly Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue
Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue is an all-volunteer, unpaid organization that saves dogs from being euthanized in animal shelters. They provide dogs due to be euthanized a second chance at a happy life with loving families. Their volunteer transporters transport the dogs to their facility where they are spayed/neutered, microchipped, treated for any illnesses, socialized, and then are advertised to be adopted out to qualifying individuals. Fortunate Pooches and Lab Rescue is working to reduce and/or stop the kill shelter concept. They support and dedicate themselves to promoting responsibility, dedication, education, safety, and the spaying/neutering of pets. See Details
Outer Banks SPCA/Dare County Animal Shelter The Outer Banks S.P.C.A. (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt corporation which staffs and manages the Dare County Animal Shelter. The Outer Banks S.P.C.A. provides a loving environment and temporary housing for lost, stray, or unwanted domestic animals in Dare County. They have wonderful pets who need new, forever homes and would love to have you visit with them to meet them. See Details
Harnett County Animal Shelter The County of Harnett Animal Services mission is to protect the health and safety of citizens, advocate animal protection / welfare and promote the humane treatment of all animals. The Animal Shelter oversees donations, adoptions, volunteer program, public events and reuniting lost pets. See Details
Anderson County P.A.W.S. Dedicated group of people tirelessly working to "Save Lives" and "Create New Families". See Details
Front Range German Shepherd Rescue Front Range German Shepherd Rescue is a small, all-volunteer group of German Shepherd lovers who volunteer their time and talents to help homeless pets find new families. They are always looking for new volunteers - providing temporary foster homes for these dogs is the big need, but there are many more opportunities to help. Please consider joining their efforts. FRGSR is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization. The goal of Front Range German Shepherd Rescue is to find well-matched, carefully-screened, permanent homes for their dogs. They also provide breed information, nutrition information, referrals, education, and other services. See Details
Berkeley County Humane Society Berkeley County Humane Society houses canine and felines to place into forever homes through adoptions. They have their own on site spay/neuter clinic. The Society exists to promote the humane treatment and placement of homeless or unwanted dogs and cats in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia with special emphasis on Berkeley County. See Details
Bullies 2 the Rescue Bullies 2 the Rescue is an organization that began and continues to be run by "Bulldoggers" all over the United States. "Bulldoggers" all share one thing in common...our love for English Bulldogs! The home base of our operation is located in North Carolina. We have a nationwide transport train that carries our bulldogs to their "furever" homes or into safe & loving foster homes until they are ready for adoption. Our mission, first and foremost, is to ensure the safety and well-being of all Bulldogs we take in and to educate the public in the care of English Bulldogs. We rehabilitate and re-home those that are sick, neglected, abused, or injured. Moreover, we provide a safe alternative to shelters for owners that are faced with the already difficult decision of finding a new home for their English Bulldog. We rely solely on donations and are completely run by volunteers like you! At this time there is such a great need, we only take English Bulldogs. See Details
Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue, Inc. Forever Friends is a foster-home based 501c3 non-profit Great Dane rescue organization operating in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Their purpose is not only to save, medically treat and re-home Great Danes, but to educate the public about animal abuse, neglect, puppy mills and other important issues concerning dogs (any and all breeds). They are supported solely by the public by donations, fundraisers and individual supporters; and are here to make a difference in the betterment of dogs lives and human concern. See Details
Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue is a 501(c)(3) no-kill organization in Philadelphia, Pa. They rescue abused, abandoned, and homeless dogs including those who may have behavior issues that can be rehabilitated. Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue uses foster homes to provide sanctuary and training in a loving and caring environment. It is the mission of Pine Valley Shih Tzu Rescue to find loving homes for the dogs in their care. See Details
Pet Pal Animal Shelter Our mission is to rescue dogs and cats from animal shelters that may otherwise be euthanized due to time limitations, illness, injuries or lack of socialization and training. We are dedicated to educating the public about the pet overpopulation crisis, the importance of spaying/neutering and responsible pet ownership. See Details
Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue Labradors and Friends Dog Rescue Group, Inc. is 501c3 animal rescue group dedicated to rescuing labrador retrievers and labrador mixed breed dogs in Southern, Central and Northern California and placing them in loving homes. Founded in 2007, the all-volunteer group is comprised of experienced men and women who work passionately to save dogs from local shelters. Their volunteers are dedicated to changing the fate of labrador retrievers. Their volunteers include countless men and women who open their hearts and homes to our rescues in need. Without them, none of this would be possible. See Details
LoveyLoaves LovelyLoaves partners with caregivers of specially-abled dogs to assist in rehabilitation through funding and volunteering. Through community outreach they aid in reuniting lost and found pets with their owners, as well as raise awareness to promote overall happier, healthier lives for the pet population. See Details
Barks of Love Animal Rescue Barks of Love is the only non-profit canine rescue program in Orange County committed to matching dogs with ideal foster families that will give them the best chance at permanent, loving homes. **WE ONLY ACCEPT ADOPTION AND FOSTER APPLICATIONS FROM THOSE RESIDING IN ORANGE COUNTY, CA AND CLOSELY SURROUNDING AREAS** **NO OUT OF STATE ADOPTIONS** Since our inception in 2008, we've maintained our values as an organization that puts our dogs' welfare first. Everything we do is driven by our passion for matching families with the right dog. We emphasize compatibility and build mutually beneficial relationships to ensure dogs are placed responsibly and given a permanent home. We do everything we can to provide foster families with the right resources and advice to raise happy, loving dogs. In addition, we make continuous efforts to stay in touch with our families and follow the success of our canines. Our status as a volunteer organization ensures that our most dedicated staff have an utmost passion for rescuing and caring for dogs. We make sure to share all of our combined knowledge to make the most out of a foster or ownership transition. Barks of Love is one of the few animal rescue organizations to take a proactive approach in ensuring the welfare of our dogs. We manage the entire foster process from selection to training, to matching the dog with a permanent family. Once dogs are adopted, we encourage new owners to keep in touch with any questions or concerns. We want our dogs to stay in one permanent home for the rest of their lives and do everything in our power to ensure that they do. Barks of Love has a diverse base of remote volunteers. We do not run out of a facility but through our loving foster homes. Our mobile events and recruiting methods spread our ideology that anyone can take some part in animal rescue across Orange County, California, whether it being volunteering, fostering, or donating. See Details
German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County (GSROC) is a non-profit 501c(3) charity organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing purebred German Shepherd Dogs that have no where else to turn. They are an all volunteer organization with no paid staff. They are funded entirely by private donations and receive no government support. Dogs for adoption are housed in foster home situations and in private boarding facilities. Currently, they do not own their own kennel facility, but their dream is to have one some day so that they can eliminate the tremendous expense associated with boarding the dogs while they wait for their forever families. See Details
Humane Society of Pinellas The Humane Society of Pinellas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been caring for animals and our community since 1949. Not just an adoption agency, the Humane Society of Pinellas provides life-saving care and services to help keep pets and people together. HSP not only pet adoptions, but also the following services: - Affordable Veterinary Care at our Pet Clinic and on our Mobile Medical Unit - Affordable Dog and Cat Behavior Consultation Services, offering in-home and on-site training - Pet Food Pantry - Community Cat Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Release surgeries - Humane Education, including summer camps for kids and monthly clubs - Volunteer opportunities See Details
Long Beach Animal Care Services The vision of Animal Care Services is to become California's safest large city for people and animals through a proactive strategy of community engagement and enforcement activities. The City of Long Beach provides animal care services to four contract cities, including Cerritos, Seal Beach, Signal Hill and Los Alamitos. Services at the shelter include adoptions, volunteering and licensing. The shelter is open admission and will accept relinquished or stray animals from residents and neighborhoods within the jurisdiction. See Details
Delaware Humane Association The Delaware Humane Association (DHA) is Delaware’s premiere non-profit, lifelong care animal shelter and adoption center. The DHA is committed to providing for the needs of homeless and abused dogs and cats in our community. Serving over 5,000 companion animals annually through direct intervention and many more through advocacy, the Delaware Humane Association continues to promote the humane values of protection, care, and compassion for all living things by providing Special Programs, Humane Education and Outreach. See Details
Pit Bull Happenings Rescue Pit Bull Happenings, Inc. is a Florida Pit Bull Rescue promiting education, rescue & awareness. They are "bringing communities together and saving one 'Pit Bull' at a time!" Pit Bull Happenings rescues, rehabilitates, and re-homes Pit Bull ambassadors, and is working to help to restore the "Pit Bull" image back to their glory days of being America's family dog of choice! See Details
Louisiana SPCA The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is an organization devoted to improving the lives of animals and eliminating the homelessness, neglect and abuses that signal animal suffering. Chartered in 1888, our history has been paved with an understanding that only through an improved human-animal ethic can we better the lives of companion animals and that of our community. Our programs and services are infused with the highest standards of care and compassion. See Details
Doberman Assistance Rescue & Education (DAR&E) Doberman Assistance Rescue & Education (DAR&E) is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization of Volunteers dedicated to serving the growing needs of unwanted and homeless Dobermans in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and eastern West Virginia areas. DAR&E’s primary directives are to educate the public about Dobermans, assist owners in rehoming unwanted Dobermans, provide foster homes and veterinary care for rescued and relinquished Dobermans, and place Dobermans into loving homes through our adoption program. DAR&E provides support, consultation, and camaraderie to the adoptive families – not only through the adoption process but also throughout the lives of our Dobermans. DAR&E’s expenses associated with these directives are funded primary through our own fundraising efforts and adoption fees. These funds are critical to DAR&E’s ability to remain financially self-reliant. We are always looking for relationships which allows DAR&E to continually reach their goals of being both financially independent and maintaining our adoption program. See Details
1 Lucky Dog Rescue, Inc. 1 Lucky Dog Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Animal Rescue Organization. They rescue abused, abandonded, neglected and Owner Surrenders, rehabiltate them and find them furever homes. All are vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered. They also help low income families by educating them the importance of spay & neuter, and vaccinating their pets to keep them healthy from many viruses. See Details
Great Dane Rescue of the Carolinas, Inc. Great Dane Rescue of the Carolinas, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to placing abandoned Great Danes from North and South Carolina in safe and loving homes. See Details
Edgewater Animal Shelter Edgewater Animal Shelter is a non-profit organization whose mission is to find homes for pets and provide low cost veterinary services to the public. See Details