Shelter and Rescue Work : Help for Individuals

Cardboard box on its side with a litter of kittens in it
If you find kittens, bringing them to a local shelter is not always the best option!...Read More
Small gray and white kitten being bottle fed by a gloved hand
Nom nom nom ... Rosebud is ready for her lunch! Sam is fostering Rosebud and shares how she bottle-feeds kittens from the comfort of her living room....Read More
Black and white cat peeking his head out of a carrier
Helping your cat to love their carrier will reduce stress for you and your cat before and during vet visits!...Read More
Calico with pet transport driver
Many volunteer pet transport services use “multi-leg transports,” which means that there are several volunteers per transport and each volunteer drives one or more legs....Read More
Organize a pet food drive to help animals in need, like this pitbull mix who is up for adoption.
This pet food drive action kit explains how communities can gather food for pets to help families in need keep the pets they love....Read More
White greyhound resting on person's lap
If you face the possibility of having to give up your pet due to economic hardship, please check out these pet assistance resources:...Read More
Couple with their two dogs. They run their own small animal welfare organization.
This manual includes a plan for how to start an animal welfare organization, including writing a mission statement, setting goals, establishing a board of directors, defini...Read More
A shy dog is hiding behind a tree
Feral dogs have had very limited to no contact with people and consequently can be extremely nervous or fearful around them....Read More
Young Chihuahua dog. You can help dogs like her find a home by posting her picture on social media sites like Facebook.
If you want to help a particular dog, cat or other animal advertised for adoption on Facebook, other social media sites, or email cross-posts, there are several actions you...Read More
Cat lying on a couch next to a man looking at his mobile phone
The best way to prevent litter box accidents is to ensure the litter box is large, clean and in a spot your cat likes....Read More